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Latest update : 2017-05-11

Trance trading: Markets calm after French election result

The calm after the storm - we look at why markets seem to be in a trance after Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election. Also in this programme, Stephen Carroll talks to Des Traynor, one of the founders of the tech company Intercom. It's well on its way to becoming a unicorn, or a company valued at over one billion dollars. Plus, the cork industry fights back: we report from Portugal, where producers are trying to counter the rise of the screw-top wine bottle.

By Stephen CARROLL , Kate MOODY , Farah BOUCHERAK , Pierre DELRIEU

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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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2017-09-14 economy

The cost of climate change: Hurricanes Harvey and Irma highlight risks

Communities in the Caribbean and southern US are scrambling to deal with the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Estimates suggest the storms caused hundreds of billions of...

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