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Davos 2018: Global risks threaten optimistic outlook

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Davos 2018: Business leaders report record-breaking optimism

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Davos 2018: IMF raises global growth forecasts

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BUSINESS DAILY

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

Latest update : 2014-11-19

French government moves to scrap pension top-ups

The French Economy Minister, Emmanuel Macron, says he wants to abolish "golden top-up" payments to executive pensions. Some 200,000 people in France receive extra money on top of their state and private pensions, with payments in some cases running into more than a million euros per year. Also today: what next for the Keystone XL pipeline after its rejection by the US Senate?

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2018-01-23 Davos forum

Davos 2018: Global risks threaten optimistic outlook

The world economy is on a steady upwards trend, with governments and businesses around the world upbeat about their prospects for growth. We spoke to Nariman Behravesh, Chief...

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2018-01-23 Davos forum

Davos 2018: Business leaders report record-breaking optimism

The 48th World Economic Forum has opened with record levels of snow - and record levels of optimism among business leaders. Bob Moritz, Global Chairman of PwC, tells us what CEOs...

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2018-01-22 Davos forum

Davos 2018: IMF raises global growth forecasts

As the World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos, we bring you the latest on the IMF raising its growth outlook for 2018 and 2019. Plus, Oxfam releases a report raising the alarm...

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2018-01-22 US economy

Fears rise over economic impact of US government shutdown

Hundreds of thousands of US government workers are staying home, this after the Senate failed to reach a deal to keep the federal government open. As Americans see their 18th...

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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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