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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 : 2017-08-22

French government, employers and unions begin final discussions on labour reforms

The French government is starting a last round of talks with business lobbies and labour unions ahead of an August 31 deadline to publish legislation on labour reforms. The aim is to overhaul the country's rigid work code to make hiring and firing easier. Also, a Russian court is to rule on the lawsuit against Aeroflot, filed by a veteran flight attendant who believes she was sidelined because of her appearance.

By Yuka ROYER

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2018-02-22 Ford

Ford executive ousted over misconduct

Ford's top executive in North America has been ousted from his job over misconduct at the carmaker. Raj Nair was found to have acted in a way that was "inconsistent with the...

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2018-02-21 Venezuela

Venezuela launches its own cryptocurrency

Venezuela has launched its own version of Bitcoin, called the petro. Caracas claims it will help ease spiralling inflation, but critics say the move is a desperate bid to raise...

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2018-02-20 China

Chinese textile wholesalers open Marseille site

A new outlet village for Chinese textile wholesalers has opened in Marseille, with the hope of attracting retailers from across southern Europe. The project is also looking to...

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2018-02-19 Donald Trump

Donald Trump Jr.'s India visit raises eyebrows

Donald Trump Jr. heads to India in a visit that places business front and centre. He'll be attempting to sell more than $1 billion worth of luxury apartments. But while the...

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2018-02-16 auto industry

Renault asks Carlos Ghosn to stay on as CEO

Renault has asked CEO Carlos Ghosn to stay on for another four years. The decision by the company's board comes after Ghosn agreed to take a 30% pay cut, in line with the French...

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