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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 : 2014-08-26

France's new ministers face economic battle

France's new ministers will face an uphill battle to improve the country's economic fortunes, after a bitter row over austerity policies forced the collapse of the last government. We look at whether France can move away from austerity, and whether or not that would help boost economic growth. Also today: Scotland's whisky producers wade into the independence debate.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2017-05-29 airlines

British Airways IT debacle could cost the airline big

Thousands of stranded passengers could add up to tens of millions of pounds in customer compensation claims for British Airways. Also today: Airbus breaks ground on the first...

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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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