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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.

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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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2017-06-22 Paris Air Show

Paris Air Show: Big plane builders face increasing competition

In this special edition of People & Profit, we're at the Paris Air Show to take a closer look at the aviation industry. Aerospace giants are under pressure to stay competitive in...

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2017-06-15 Brexit

Bracing for Brexit: Businesses fret as Theresa May prepares for EU talks

Business confidence plunges in the UK as a weakened government gears up for talks on leaving the European Union. Stephen Carroll speaks to Panmure Gordon's Chief Economist Simon...

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2017-06-07 OECD

OECD upgrades global economic outlook

The OECD released its economic outlook report during the Paris-based organisation's 2017 forum. The global economy is improving but is "still not good enough". So what's in store...

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2017-06-01 Brexit

UK election countdown: Campaign dominated by looming Brexit talks

The first major challenge for Britain’s next prime minister will be to launch talks on Britain’s exit from the European Union. Those negotiations will take place against a...

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2017-05-26 eurozone

A piece of work: New French government braces for labour law reform

The new French government has begun work on controversial plans to overhaul the country's strict labour laws. Unions and business representatives have been meeting ministers to...

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