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

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BUSINESS DAILY

Latest update : 2014-08-28

New French economy minister signals changes to 35-hour week

France's new economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, has signalled that he'd like to see changes made to the 35-hour working week. In an interview he gave the day before he was appointed to the cabinet, he said that companies should be allowed to get around the practice if a majority of workers agree to it. Also today: business class, Ryanair-style.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2016-06-28 Brexit

$3 trillion wiped off global markets since Brexit

Three trillion dollars have been wiped off the value of global shares in two days of trading since the UK voted to leave the EU last week. Stock markets have slumped on the news,...

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2016-06-27 economy

Osborne: UK public finances will need adjustment after Brexit

The British finance minister says the UK's public finances will need an adjustment after the vote to leave the European Union, but that the details will be decided by the next...

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2016-06-24 Brexit

Markets, pound plunge on Brexit vote

The UK's vote to leave the European Union had an immediate effect on the markets, with the pound sterling dropping to its lowest level in 30 years. Jane Foley, Senior Currency...

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2016-06-23 Brexit

Queues to exchange sterling ahead of Brexit result

In the run-up to this Thursday's vote, foreign exchange bureaux have reported long queues as people try to swap their pounds for euros or dollars before the outcome of the Brexit...

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2016-06-22 Brexit

Where do British businesses stand on Brexit?

It's a debate being played out in British boardrooms: whether to leave or remain in the European Union. Directors from the majority of the UK's biggest firms are in favour of...

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