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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 : 2014-08-14

Shock contraction in German economy as France stagnates

Europe's two largest economies have posted disappointing economic growth figures, with Germany seeing a shock contraction of 0.2% between April and June. The news has dampened hopes of a European recovery, and forced the French government to cut its growth forecast and admit it will miss its budget deficit target this year. Also today: an out-of-office message with a difference.

By Stephen CARROLL

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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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2018-01-15 Detroit

Detroit Motor Show kicks off with trucks taking centre stage

The Detroit Motor Show has kicked off with US carmakers showcasing what they do best: trucks and SUVs. The trade fair comes after the US car industry last year saw its first drop...

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