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Growing ambitions: The forces driving India's economy

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The real top chef: Meeting the French president's cook

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France's Fillon insists President Hollande is behind efforts to tarnish him

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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 : 2014-04-16

Google Glass sale a test of consumer interest

Google’s one-day sale of its smart technology glasses has helped gauge interest from consumers, but how much money can Glass really make? One study claims Google could be selling as many as 21 million units annually by 2018 - that's if it cuts the price from the current $1,500 to $600. Also today: how African emigrants are facing a "super tax" on money transfers to their home countries.

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2017-03-23 eurozone

US department store Sears faces possible closure

The future of US department store chain Sears is in doubt as it faces mounting losses and a shifting market. Meanwhile, the eurozone's chief is in hot water over some...

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2017-03-22 Uber

More countries suspend Brazilian meat imports amid scandal

The fallout from Brazil's meatpacking scandal keeps piling up as more countries suspend imports. Hong Kong, Canada, Mexico and Switzerland have joined the list of countries with...

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2017-03-21 agriculture

French candidates slug it out over economy

France's presidential hopefuls have put forth their visions for the country's economy during a historic debate. Meanwhile, a scandal over tainted Brazilian meat deepens, and...

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2017-03-20 Brazil

Over 30 Brazilian companies accused of selling tainted meat

In Brazil, authorities allege that major meat processing companies bribed officials in order to allow them to sell rotten beef and poultry. The government is now attempting to...

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2017-03-17 G20

G20 finance ministers to discuss free trade in Germany

G20 finance ministers are meeting in Germany, with fears of protectionism high on the agenda. Also today: Iceland says its banks are thriving after capital controls are lifted,...

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