Labour pains: President Hollande vows to deepen reforms
France’s François Hollande wants to do more to overhaul the economy and boost growth. The president is hoping that reforming the country’s labour laws will do the trick. He says he wants to make them better suited for businesses. Can a new labour code kick-start growth?
Also on the show, we take a look at the world’s most powerful central bank: The Federal Reserve. Later this month it will decide whether or not to hike US interest rates for the first time in nine years. Finally, Queen Elizabeth II has become the longest-reigning monarch in British history. But the achievement has also revived a debate over how much the British royals really contribute to the country’s economy.
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