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Nigeria: Army denies reports of missing soldiers after Boko Haram attacks

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Despite economic blockade and corruption scandals, Qatar prepares for its 2022 World Cup

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Beatmaker & singer Estère brings her musical melting pot to Afropunk Paris

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Iran water shortages, street art in Yemen, and more

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Maltese foreign minister: ‘We need to implement legal paths of migration into Europe’

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FIFA takes home revenue of over €5 billion from World Cup

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Les Bleus 2018: The new 'tsars' of world football

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Eurogroup chief Centeno: ‘We need to an end what seems to be a trade war’

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Trump rocks the boat in UK

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

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 : 2018-02-15

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 gains over the past year or so. After years of steadily rising share prices, is volatility now the new normal on the markets? Is this all about inflation fears? Also in this programme, we look at the cost of cutting pollution in China, with a report from our correspondents in Beijing.

By Stephen CARROLL , Kate MOODY , Farah BOUCHERAK

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2018-07-12 Stephen CARROLL

Privacy challenges: Is 2018 a turning point for keeping data safe online?

2018 will stand out as a year when internet users got a shock about how their personal information is used online. The Cambridge Analytica scandal was a wake-up call for even the...

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2018-07-05 Stephen CARROLL

Bitcoin bubble: Can cryptocurrencies recover from their price plunge?

This week, we're delving into the world of cryptocurrencies. Has the Bitcoin bubble burst? Prices are down more than 50 percent this year - but could they recover? Despite the...

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2018-06-28 Stephen CARROLL

A new industrial revolution: Climate change, digitalisation and the rise of localism

In this edition of People & Profit, Stephen Carroll sits down with renowned economist Jeremy Rifkin to discuss the digital revolution and what needs to be done to move to a new...

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2018-06-21 Stephen CARROLL

Clocking out: South Korea prepares for shorter working week

A big change is on the way for workers in South Korea. From July 1st, the maximum working week, including overtime, is being cut by almost a quarter. We delve into the country's...

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2018-06-14 Stephen CARROLL

Oil turmoil: As prices rise, consumers feel the pinch

Oil prices have been creeping up steadily in recent months to reach levels not seen in three years. We look at how consumers in India are adjusting to paying more for fuel. And...

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