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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 : 2017-03-31

Trump trade: Does healthcare defeat mean the end of markets' rally?

The Trump administration suffered an embarrassing setback as it failed to convince enough members of its own party to support its proposal to repeal and replace the healthcare law known as Obamacare. The bill was pulled before being called to a vote and it sent global markets into a tailspin, as it raised doubts about the president's ability to pass other legislation - like tax cuts and infrastructure spending.

Also in this programme:

  • A new report exposes how much Europe's biggest banks have funneled through overseas tax havens. A year after the Panama Papers scandal, what's being done to shut them down?
     
  • And as the UK officially begins the process of leaving the European Union, the curry industry already regrets its support for the Brexit campaign - we tell you why.

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2018-01-18 Airbus

Superjumbo travel: Discussing the future of the A380

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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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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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