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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 : 2017-05-08

Muted rally on markets as Macron wins French presidency

The reaction on the markets has been muted after Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency. We discuss the latest movements with Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at Oanda, who tells us focus is now shifting to upcoming elections in Germany and Italy.

By Stephen CARROLL


2018-05-23 banking

US Congress rolls back some crisis-era bank regulation

The US Congress has approved a bill which will roll back some banking regulations passed in the wake of the financial crisis. The Dodd-Frank rules aimed to avoid a repeat of the...

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2018-05-22 music industry

$2.3bn for two million songs: Sony buys majority stake in EMI

Sony has acquired a controlling stake in EMI Music. The $2.3 billion deal will see the Japanese firm add songs from artists such as Queen and Sia to its catalogue. Also today, we...

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2018-05-21 China

US-China trade war is 'on hold'

The US and China put their trade war "on hold" with an agreement to forgo punitive tariffs. Also today: thousands of jobs at French supermarket chain Carrefour are at risk, and a...

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2018-05-17 PSA Peugeot Citroën

Peugeot plant asks staff to work longer hours, bypassing French unions

Peugeot may be breaking the 35-hour working week taboo in France. The carmaker is asking staff if they can agree to work 37 hours and 45 minutes a week in exchange for a small...

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2018-05-16 Japan

Abenomics hits road bump as Japan's economy shrinks for first time in two years

Japan's economy contracted at an annualised rate of 0.6% in the first quarter (0.2% quarter-on-quarter), snapping a two-year growth streak. The government sees this as only a...

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