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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 : 2017-12-07

Central banks turn page on crisis-era policy

The US Federal Reserve is leading the way as central banks around the world try to tighten monetary policy, and ease into a new normal. Kate Moody asks Panmure Gordon Chief Economist Simon French whether the Fed's slow-but-steady approach is working.

Also in this programme:

Portugal's Finance Minister Mario Centeno is taking the helm of Europe's financial future. We take a look at the challenges ahead for the newly elected Eurogroup president.

And the craft beer craze hits South Africa and local brewers hope to cash in on a growing thirst for independent production.

By Kate MOODY , Bryan QUINN , Agnès LE COSSEC

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2018-04-18 work

The future of work: How the gig economy is changing the jobs market

As technology revolutionises the workplace and robots replace more and more human workers, what will hiring and firing be like in the future? Stephen Carroll talks to former HR...

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2018-04-11 French economy

Facebook data scandal: Is sorry the hardest word?

Facebook's boss is on an apology tour after the data harvesting scandal that sent the social network's share price tumbling. Mark Zuckerberg is trying to limit the damage from...

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2018-04-04 trade

Trouble ahead: How far will the US-China trade dispute go?

How far will the trade spat between China and the United States go? Stephen Carroll discusses the risks of the escalating dispute with Dr Linda Yueh, economist and author of "The...

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2018-03-28 Facebook

Big bother: Facebook scandal highlights how firms manage user data

Facebook is at the centre of a political firestorm after reports that information about millions of users have ended up in the hands of a political research firm. Stephen Carroll...

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2018-03-21 gender pay gap

Mind the pay gap: UK companies publish figures on gender pay disparity

New figures have revealed an astonishing gender pay gap in the UK's financial industry. Stephen Carroll talks to Ann Francke, CEO of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI),...

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