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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 : 2014-04-29

Prime Minister’s spending concessions ‘to cost €2bn’

Concessions made by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls in his spending cuts plan will cost the state up to cost €2 billion extra, a Socialist Party deputy has claimed. Valls announced on Monday he would allow inflation-linked rises for some pensions, certain welfare payments and low-paid public sector workers. He's due to present his full €50 billion cuts plan to parliament later.

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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?

US President Donald Trump's tax reforms have cut the corporate tax rate. But some US businesses have been reporting huge losses since the law was enacted in December - we take a...

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2018-01-18 Apple

Apple to pay $38 billion in US taxes by moving cash home

Apple says it will pay $38 billion in taxes to the United States as it takes advantage of a discounted rate to move its massive cash pile back from abroad. The iPhone maker also...

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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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2018-01-16 tourism

Spain set to overtake US in tourism rankings

Spain is set to overtake the United States in global tourism rankings, according to the latest figures from the World Tourism Organization. We take a look at how the industry is...

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