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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 : 2014-07-04

Surging US jobs report boosts global markets

A better than expected US jobs report boosts world markets. Official figures show unemployment fell to 6.1%, the lowest rate since September 2008. Meanwhile, France could say goodbye to alcoholic drinks at work, and Crimea says goodbye to McDonald's.

By William HILDERBRANDT

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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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2017-12-12 climate

What is green finance?

As world leaders gather in Paris for the One Planet Summit, we look at the key issue of green finance, and how private companies are being encouraged to invest in...

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2017-12-11 WTO

WTO meets in Buenos Aires under cloud of US protectionism

The World Trade Organization's top decision-making body is meeting in Buenos Aires, under the cloud of a protectionist US administration. Also today: Bitcoin futures start...

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2017-12-08 US Congress

US government avoids shutdown with temporary funding bill

A US startup is getting closer to bringing back supersonic passenger air travel. Also on the show: The US Congress delays a possible government shutdown with a stopgap funding...

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2017-12-07 Bitcoin

Bitcoin continues record-breaking surge

Bitcoin is continuing its meteoric rise to new heights and new records. Just how high can the virtual currency go? And what are the risks of buying it? We speak to Craig Erlam,...

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