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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 : 2016-09-02

Brown shoes could cost you a job at a British investment bank

There's a saying that "you can judge a lot about a man by the shoes he wears". According to a new study, British investment banks find brown shoes with a business suit "unacceptable", though exceptions can be made if the man is senior or from continental Europe. Plus, find out why carrots ate into profits at Campbell's Soup. Also in this edition: a major setback for SpaceX after its rocket explodes on the launch pad and destroys a $200 million Facebook satellite onboard.

By William HILDERBRANDT

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2018-08-20 Kate MOODY

Greece turns the page on eight years of bailout programmes

Greece has formally turned the page of nearly a decade of emergency loans. As the country exits its bailout programme, we ask Thanos Vamvakidis of Bank of America Merrill Lynch...

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2018-08-09 Kate MOODY

US, China confirm more trade tariffs

The trade war between the US and China is heating up, with a fresh round of tariffs set to take effect later this month. The measures are already impacting American businesses -...

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2018-08-02 Kate MOODY

Apple soars to trillion dollar heights

Apple has made history once again – this time by becoming the world's first trillion dollar public company. It's a meteoric rise that would have been hard to predict just two...

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2018-08-02 Stephen CARROLL

Could Google be returning to China?

Chinese state media has denied reports that Google is attempting to restart operations in China. The accounts from US media say the internet giant is developing a version of its...

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2018-08-01 Stephen CARROLL

Apple results boosted by more expensive iPhones

Apple reported its best-ever results for the period from April to June, thanks to increased profits from services such Apple Music and a 20 percent jump in earnings from...

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