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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 : 2017-11-24

Black Friday deals: Are they really worth it?

Black Friday is a boon for retailers in the West, but are consumers really getting the best deals of the year? We take a closer look. Also today, Norway does a U-turn on its proposed "Tesla Tax". And China's first all-electric cargo ship is being put to less-than-green use.

By Bryan QUINN

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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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2017-12-13 Facebook

Facebook to pay taxes where it earns advertising revenue

Facebook is to change the way it reports its earnings, so that advertising revenue will be booked in the country where it's generated. The move will be a change from the current...

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