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Latest update : 2015-09-04

State and stocks: 'The Great Fall of China'

August was a brutal month for the Chinese stock market. The Shanghai composite lost 12.5 percent, rocked by fears that the world's second largest economy might be slowing. As much as 80 percent of China’s stock market trading is done by private investors, making the plunge painful for many families. The spotlight is now on Chinese authorities. What is the government's strategy? Is state intervention counterproductive?

In this edition of People and Profit, we also talk to Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz about inequality, and, to finish, we take a look at the bubbly battle between Italian prosecco and French champagne.

By Markus KARLSSON , Stephen CARROLL , Farah BOUCHERAK

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Fraser CAMERON

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2017-10-12 Shinzo Abe

Assessing Abenomics: Japanese voters to focus on the economy

Has Abenomics been a hit or a miss? Japanese voters will have their say on the prime minister's economic vision when they head to the polls on October 22. Seijiro Takeshita, Dean...

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2017-10-05 Bitcoin

What's the future of money?

In this special edition of People & Profit, we're looking into the future of a cashless world. We head to China, where mobile phones are fast becoming the most common way to pay...

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2017-09-28 wine

Shy about retiring: Swiss voters reject plans to boost pension funds

Can we afford to grow old? As Swiss voters reject plans to boost pension funding, we're looking at the dilemma facing governments and workers over the cost of retirement, with...

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2017-09-21 economy

Brexit and the city: Paris, Frankfurt, Dublin vying for new business

The March 2019 deadline for wrapping up Brexit negotiations is creeping closer and a lack of clarity about the future is leading to instability in Britain's business world....

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2017-09-14 economy

The cost of climate change: Hurricanes Harvey and Irma highlight risks

Communities in the Caribbean and southern US are scrambling to deal with the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Estimates suggest the storms caused hundreds of billions of...

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