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Budget challenge for India's new government

India's government has outlined its first budget since being elected in May. The measures announced include raising the cap on private investment in the insurance and defence sectors, as well as setting a target of 7-8% economic growth. We discussed the challenges facing Narendra Modi's government with Rebecca Jackson-Young from the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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2017-05-26 oil

Oil tumbles on disappointment over OPEC output cut

Oil prices have dropped after OPEC's decision to extend an output cut by nine months fell short of investor expectations. Also today, we look at how Egyptians are struggling to...

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2017-05-25 oil

OPEC looks set to extend production cut

The OPEC cartel of oil-producing nations is expected to extend last year's deal to cut production, this in an effort boost oil prices. Meanwhile, here in France, there's some...

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2017-05-24 China

China's credit rating cut over debt worries

China's credit rating has been downgraded by Moody's over fears of rising debt in the world's second-largest economy. We get the latest reaction from our correspondent in...

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2017-05-19 Greece

Greek government trades austerity for bailout, again

Despite public opposition, Greece's parliament has approved new austerity measures in an effort to convince its creditors to unlock 7.5 billion euros in bailout cash. Meanwhile,...

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2017-05-18 unemployment

French jobless rate falls to five-year low

The rate of unemployment in France has fallen to its lowest level since 2012. In mainland France, the rate dropped to 9.3%, or 9.6% including its overseas territories. Also...

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