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Davos 2017: World Economic Forum wary of post-Brexit future

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BUSINESS DAILY

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

Latest update : 2014-05-02

Portugal prepares to exit bailout

Portugal announces it's ready to follow Ireland out of its bailout and back into the markets - but with unemployment still soaring, many say the country has paid too high a price. Meanwhile, Pfizer raises its bid for UK drug maker AstraZeneca. Finally, Tunisia's tourist industry hopes the force will be with them as the new Star Wars film sparks interest in the sites where the originals were filmed.

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2017-01-17 Davos forum

Davos 2017: World Economic Forum wary of post-Brexit future

Political and business leaders are gathering in the Swiss Alps, for a World Economic Forum overshadowed by the backlash of 2016. Brexit is high on the agenda, as the UK prepares...

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2017-01-17 Davos forum

Davos 2017: Business leaders confident despite 2016 turmoil

The World Economic Forum has kicked off after a year of political and economic turmoil. Our team in Davos has been finding out what's on the minds of business leaders who are...

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2017-01-16 Brexit

Pound tumbles ahead of Theresa May speech

Brexit jitters have sent the pound tumbling below $1.20. Theresa May will give a speech on Tuesday, this amid reports over the weekend that she intends the UK to leave the single...

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2017-01-13 Fiat

Nintendo unveils new Switch console

Nintendo pushes reset and Mario's back. The new Switch console is unique in allowing gamers to use their controller in a conventional manner, switch it into a mobile gaming...

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2017-01-12 Donald Trump

US ethics watchdog slams Trump business plans

The head of the US government's ethics watchdog has criticised Donald Trump's plan to deal with his business interests while he's in office. Walter Shaub said the arrangements -...

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