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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 : 2017-11-03

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.

Also in the programme:

  • We focus on the story of PetroChina's spectacular fall from stock market grace. Having lost 80 percent of its value, it now represents the biggest stock collapse in history.
  • And we look at the return of a craze from the 1990s that many thought was long dead. The Tamagotchi is back on sale in France, and it's become a collector's item for old and new fans of the digital pets.

By Stephen CARROLL , Kate MOODY



2018-03-14 global trade

Sunny outlook: Strong global growth, but OECD warns of trade trouble

The global economy is booming, but the OECD warns a trade war could hurt growth and jobs. Stephen Carroll speaks to Alvaro Pereira, the organisation's chief economist. Also in...

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2018-03-08 unemployment

US economy: Why black Americans still find it harder to get jobs

The US economy is booming, but not everyone is benefitting. As President Donald Trump hails the drop in unemployment among black Americans, our correspondents meet people in...

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2018-02-28 NAFTA

Trade talk: Is the threat to NAFTA hurting investment in Mexico?

Mexico, Canada and the United States go back to the negotiating table - but is the threat to the NAFTA free trade deal hurting investment? Also, Gobee says goodbye to France, but...

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2018-02-22 India

Brand Trump: Has the US president damaged his company's reputation?

Donald Trump Junior is in India to promote the Trump brand. While the projects being promoted in the country were planned before his father was elected president, questions have...

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2018-02-14 US markets

Bumpy ride ahead: Will volatility become the new norm for stock markets?

It only took a few weeks of 2018 before we hit our first stock market turbulence. For months, we've heard warnings that the equity market was due a sharp drop, given the massive...

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