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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2014-04-10

Greek bond sale seen as test of investor confidence

For the first time since 2010, Greece is raising money by selling long-term bonds on the markets today. The sale, which has been massively oversubscribed, is seen a test of investor confidence in the country ahead of a potential exit from its bailout programme. Also today: why EU Commissioner Michel Barnier doesn’t think France will need more time to bring down its budget deficit.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-01-22 Davos forum

WEF 2018 kicks off in Davos

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2018-01-22 US economy

Fears rise over economic impact of US government shutdown

Hundreds of thousands of US government workers are staying home, this after the Senate failed to reach a deal to keep the federal government open. As Americans see their 18th...

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2018-01-19 US economy

Why are some US firms announcing losses from Trump's tax reforms?

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2018-01-18 Apple

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2018-01-17 Bitcoin

Bitcoin takes a tumble over regulation fears

The value of Bitcoin has tumbled by more than ten percent so far this week, as investors fear increased regulation in China and South Korea. Also today, a warning of a slowdown...

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