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'Bad news for Merkel is bad news for Europe'

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Zimbabwean MPs set to start impeachment proceedings against Mugabe

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US government sues to block AT&T-Time Warner merger

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Manson: Murder, mythology and mistaken identity

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Turkish adviser warns US forces may stay in Syria

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Has Merkel still got it? German chancellor weakened as coalition talks collapse

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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 : 2017-10-19

Must it come down? Market analysts bracing for correction

Thirty years on from Black Monday, are global stock markets heading for another crash? Chris Beauchamp, chief market analyst at IG, tells FRANCE 24's Kate Moody that the comparisons at the moment are overblown: "There is a very different market and procedures are in place to stop this kind of dramatic crash or at least limit its downside if one were to occur".

Also in this programme:

  • We look at the latest in a string of scandals at Japanese corporations, raising questions about whether the country's reputation as a bastion of industry is at stake.
     
  • And we report from Lebanon, where some cannabis farmers are finding a more lucrative line of work growing grapes.

By Kate MOODY , Delano D’SOUZA , Farah BOUCHERAK

Archives

2017-11-16 Brexit

Budgeting for Brexit: Hammond under pressure to deliver bold plan for UK

Britain's Finance Minister Philip Hammond needs to strike the right balance to bolster Prime Minister Theresa May's fragile coalition. But an economy weakened by uncertainty over...

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2017-11-09 technology

Web Summit 2017: Privacy vs security

In this special edition of People & Profit, we're at the web summit in Lisbon, one of the world’s biggest technology conferences. Stephen Carroll speaks to the founder of...

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2017-11-02 gold

All that glitters: Gold prices decline over economic optimism

Has the shine gone off gold? Prices have dipped in recent weeks - so what does that mean for gold miners? Stephen Carroll talks to Metallon chairman Mzi Khumalo.

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2017-10-26 Venezuela

Reforming Argentina: After election win, Macri vows to improve economy

Mauricio Macri has won a strong mandate to continue reforming Argentina's economy. Kate Moody asks Edwin Guttierez, the head of Emerging Market Sovereign Debt at Aberdeen Asset...

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