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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-12-22

Monte dei Paschi teeters on brink of bailout

The world's oldest bank, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, is moving closer to a government bailout after efforts to raise new capital from investors failed. The state rescue plan may come as soon as Thursday. Also on today’s show, we take a look at the reason why many young Americans won't have far to travel to see their family this Christmas.

By Stephen CARROLL


2017-10-20 France

French lawmakers approve tax on sugary drinks

French lawmakers have voted in favour of a so-called "soda tax", in an attempt to reduce obesity and diabetes. Also today: the US Senate clears a significant hurdle to tax...

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2017-10-19 China

China's third quarter GDP growth meets expectations

Third quarter GDP growth in China comes in at 6.8%, in line with expectations - we look at market reaction. Also on the show, we tell you how Iraq's government wants BP to...

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2017-10-18 Tesla

Deep divisions on display as NAFTA renegotiation talks end

The US, Mexico and Canada are divided at the close of NAFTA talks, but all sides say they will try to find an agreement by early 2018. Also today, we tell you why three Tesla...

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2017-10-16 Brexit

British PM heads to Brussels amid Brexit standoff

British Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to end the Brexit standoff ahead of Thursday's EU Summit in Brussels. We also tell you who took out a full page ad in the Washington Post...

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2017-10-13 Donald Trump

Trump nails Obamacare with halt on subsidies to insurers

Donald Trump has taken his first steps towards weakening the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. After the president signed an executive order to make it easier for people...

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