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PEOPLE & PROFIT

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 4.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-10-20

Sheltered from the storm? How the UK economy is faring four months post-Brexit

How is the UK economy weathering its pending split with Europe? While the British pound has tumbled and investor confidence has been shaken, the unemployment rate has held steady and the economy itself has proved more resilient than many had predicted. Is it the calm before the storm?

Also in this programme, we take a look at how solid emerging economies are at the eighth annual BRICS summit. Plus, we'll head to Burma where mobile money is becoming the new normal.

By Kate MOODY , William HILDERBRANDT , Farah BOUCHERAK

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Iain BEGG

Professor, London School of Economics

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2018-01-18 Airbus

Superjumbo travel: Discussing the future of the A380

The future of the Airbus A380 has been in doubt for some time, with airlines reluctant to order the double-decker plane. In this programme, we discuss the prospects for...

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2018-01-11 Emmanuel Macron

On state business: Do official visits help boost trade ties?

The French president went to China this week and came back with big deals for French firms. But do state visits really help to boost business ties? Stephen Carroll asks Sébastien...

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2018-01-04 world economy

The top risks facing the world in 2018

In this special edition of People & Profit, we’ll look at the challenges facing the global economy in 2018. In its annual report, the Eurasia Group breaks down a list that...

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2017-12-28 Emmanuel Macron

Macronomics: Is Macron making a difference for French business?

He was elected as the pro-business, pro-reform president, but has Emmanuel Macron made a real difference for French entrepreneurs? We take a look back at the year in business in...

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2017-12-21 Christmas

Crowded skies: Traditional carriers join discount long-haul rush

With fares as low as 99 euros for a transatlantic flight, long distance travel has never been cheaper. It's a market that's attracting many of the traditional carriers such as...

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