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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 : 2016-03-11

Core issues: resignation of finance chief hits EDF

EDF's finance chief has resigned over a €23 billion plan to build a nuclear plant at Hinkley Point in the UK. Thomas piquemal wanted the French state-owned company to wait before making a final investment decision. The resignation is also damaging to the image of a new reactor type that's been billed as the future of the French nuclear industry.

Also in this programme:

  • The world's second biggest economy on shaky ground: Chinese leaders cut their annual forecast amid fresh signs of slowing growth.
  • Plus, a silver lining for the Japanese economy: a growing share of seniors keep punching the time clock after retirement.
Our guests

Keyu Jin

Assistant Professor of Economics, LSE


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