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The business show that goes beyond the numbers and the corporate jargon! Stephen Carroll breaks down major business stories and looks at how they affect our lives. Thursday at 4.45 pm.

Latest update : 2015-06-05

Saving TTIP: Will there be a Transatlantic Trade deal?

Will there be a Transatlantic Trade deal before Barack Obama leaves office? Markus Karlsson asks Michael Punke, the Ambassador for the United States to the World Trade Organization. Also in People & Profit this week: ECB's Mario Draghi says a trillion-euro stimulus programme is helping the eurozone economy. Do the numbers prove him right? Plus, why French vineyards are becoming more and more expensive.

By Markus KARLSSON , Stephen CARROLL , Farah BOUCHERAK

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William SAITO

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2017-04-27 Emmanuel Macron

French presidential election: Comparing Macron and Le Pen's economic proposals

The two finalists for the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, have contrasting visions of how to manage the economy. With quitting the euro a central tenet of...

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2017-04-20 Brexit

Brexit: Come what May

Theresa May has announced a snap election in the United Kingdom. But could the campaign end up damaging the British economy and its position in the Brexit talks? We put the...

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2017-04-13 French economy

Market Jitters: Why the world is watching the French election

Who's afraid of the French elections? We look at the leading candidates' plans for the economy and how much it will cost to put them in place. Stephen Carroll talks to Gilles...

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2017-04-06 economy

South Africa turmoil: Recovering from a damaging downgrade

Political turmoil, a credit rating downgrade and a pummelled currency - we're looking at what's next for South Africa's economy with Thea Fourie, Senior Economist at IHS Markit...

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2017-03-30 Brexit

Trump trade: Does healthcare defeat mean the end of markets' rally?

The Trump administration suffered an embarrassing setback as it failed to convince enough members of its own party to support its proposal to repeal and replace the healthcare...

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