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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 : 2014-04-28

Alstom weighs up bids from General Electric & Siemens

The bidding war for the French engineering firm Alstom is heating up, after Siemens announced an offer to rival that of General Electric for the company’s power generation business. French President François Hollande is meeting representatives of both bidders today, as the government has to sign off on any deal involving Alstom’s strategic assets.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2017-12-11 WTO

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2017-12-08 US Congress

US government avoids shutdown with temporary funding bill

A US startup is getting closer to bringing back supersonic passenger air travel. Also on the show: The US Congress delays a possible government shutdown with a stopgap funding...

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2017-12-07 Bitcoin

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2017-12-07 Brexit

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The UK's Brexit secretary admits the government has no sector-specific studies on the possible economic effects of Brexit. And Bitcoin hits dizzying new heights, a Volkswagen...

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2017-12-06 China

World's largest Starbucks opens in China

One new Starbucks opens every 15 hours in China, with the company's largest outlet just opened in Shanghai. And Irish businesses are getting antsy over the Brexit border dilemma...

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