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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 : 2016-12-20

Italian government seeks €20bn to prop up banks

Italy's government has asked parliament to authorise €20 billion to support the country's fragile banking sector. This as a deadline approaches for Monte dei Paschi di Siena to raise €5bn in new capital, and there are fears of a knock-on effect on other Italian lenders. Also today, we tell you about a shortage of a Christmas staple in the United States.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-01-16 tourism

Spain set to overtake US in tourism rankings

Spain is set to overtake the United States in global tourism rankings, according to the latest figures from the World Tourism Organization. We take a look at how the industry is...

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2018-01-15 Detroit

Detroit Motor Show kicks off with trucks taking centre stage

The Detroit Motor Show has kicked off with US carmakers showcasing what they do best: trucks and SUVs. The trade fair comes after the US car industry last year saw its first drop...

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2018-01-12 Dairy

French contaminated baby milk scandal widens

French dairy giant Lactalis is under fire after the discovery that its baby milk formula continued to be sold after a December recall over concerns it could be contaminated with...

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2018-01-11 technology

Batteries anyone? Power cut hits Las Vegas tech show

The world's biggest consumer technology show, CES, suffered a two-hour blackout on Wednesday after a transformer was damaged by heavy rainfall in Las Vegas. We also look at some...

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2018-01-10 Bitcoin

Kodak's shares soar on cryptocurrency plan

Shares in the photo firm Kodak jumped by almost 120% after it announced a new business venture into cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. It's a bold move for the firm,...

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