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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 : 2014-08-05

Crédit Agricole takes €700m hit over bailed-out Portuguese bank

Crédit Agricole is to write off its stake in the troubled Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo, at a cost of €708 million. It comes after the Lisbon government announced a €4.9 billion rescue plan for BES on Monday. The news sent the French bank’s shares soaring in early trading. Also today: how the United States is playing catch-up with China at its African leaders' summit in Washington.

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2017-02-21 Air France

1.5 million fewer tourists visited Paris in 2016

The number of tourists visiting the French capital fell by 1.5 million, or 5 percent, last year. However, the city's tourism authority says there were signs of a recovery in the...

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2017-02-20 Greece

Bailout talks worry Greeks living under austerity

European finance ministers are meeting in Brussels to try to figure out a deal to release the next block of bailout cash for Greece. Failure to reach an agreement could lead to...

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2017-02-17 South Korea

Samsung chief's arrest sends company stocks lower

The early morning arrest of Samsung boss Lee Jae-yong sends shares in the electronics giant dipping. While the allegations of corruption levelled at Samsung aren't likely to...

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2017-02-16 PSA Peugeot Citroën

PSA's plan to buy Opel sparks concern among French workers

A proposed takeover by French carmaker PSA Group of General Motors' European subsidiary Opel has workers in France concerned about job losses. Also today, unemployment drops...

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2017-02-15 trade

European Parliament votes on EU-Canada trade deal

The European Parliament is voting to approve the EU-Canada trade deal, known as CETA. The agreement removes 99 per cent of trade tariffs between the partners, but critics have...

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