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Latest update : 2017-02-02

Greek debt drama: Is Grexit back on the table?

It's a word that hasn't been heard for a while in Athens, but the spectre of a Grexit, or Greece leaving the eurozone, has been raised again. A leaked memo from the International Monetary Fund says the country's debt could become "explosive" unless its EU creditors give Greece substantial help. The IMF is still undecided about its role in a third bailout. If it pulls out, the whole funding plan could collapse.

Also in this programme, we see how Donald Trump's moves to restrict immigration have provoked outrage from many of America's biggest companies.

 

By Stephen CARROLL , Will HILDERBRANDT , Agnès LE COSSEC

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2017-10-19 world economy

Must it come down? Market analysts bracing for correction

Thirty years on from Black Monday, are global stock markets heading for another crash? Chris Beauchamp, chief market analyst at IG, tells FRANCE 24's Kate Moody that the...

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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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