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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 : 2017-09-19

End of an era: Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

Toys 'R' Us files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for its operations in the United States and Canada, this as the toy store faces stiff competition from online retailers. We also find out how markets are reacting ahead of an announcement by the US Federal Reserve on Wednesday. Finally, we bring you a report on job insecurity in Germany, ahead of elections there.

By Delano D’SOUZA

Archives

2017-12-18 power cuts

Power restored at world's busiest airport

We bring you the latest on the disruptions caused at Atlanta's airport - the world's busiest - after a power outage grounded hundreds of flights. We also tell you how the US...

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2017-12-15 Internet

Net neutrality fight in US moves to courts, Congress

With the FCC voting 3-2 to overturn Obama-era rules to protect internet freedom and fairness, campaigners are now turning to the courts and Congress to overturn the decision....

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2017-12-14 Rupert Murdoch

FCC votes against net neutrality

The FCC has voted to repeal the net neutrality rules brought in by the Obama administration. What will this mean for internet users in the US? Also in this programme: a mega...

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2017-12-14 Federal Reserve

Could the ECB surprise the markets?

After the Federal Reserve's announcement of an interest rate hike, could the European Central Bank be about to surprise the markets? The ECB announced in October it was winding...

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2017-12-13 Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve hikes interest rates, raises forecast

The Federal Reserve is turning the page on its crisis-era policy, announcing its third interest rate hike of 2017, and the last under Janet Yellen's watch. Professor Randy...

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