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'Personal computing would not have existed without him': Paul Allen dies aged 65

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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 : 2015-12-09

Syria's stock exchange continues to operate, despite years of war

The stock exchange in Damascus continues to operate, despite nearly five years of civil war in the country. A small number of investors still turn up at the exchange on a regular basis. Also on the show, police raid the home of a man in Sydney who has been reported to be the suspected creator of the virtual currency Bitcoin.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-10-16 The Business Chronicle

'Personal computing would not have existed without him': Paul Allen dies aged 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has died at the age of 65. Allen left the software giant in 1983, and had since gone on to invest in the arts, sport and...

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2018-10-15 The Business Chronicle

Business leaders drop out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi disappearance

An upcoming Saudi investment conference is hit with a number of high-profile withdrawals, amid accusations that Riyadh is responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder...

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2018-10-12 The Business Chronicle

Trump doubles down on criticism of 'loco' Fed policy

Asian and European markets are in recovery mode after a global rout. US stocks saw two days of intense sell-offs, caused by concern over interest rates and trade disputes. US...

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2018-10-11 The Business Chronicle

Global markets continue to tumble as fears spread

Global markets continued to fall on Thursday, as stocks saw their steepest drops in months. Jasper Lawler of the London Capital Group gives us his perspective on the selloff, and...

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2018-10-11 The Business Chronicle

Stock markets in tailspin as global share selloff grows

Global stock markets have tumbled amid fears over the impact of rising US interest rates. The selloff was exacerbated by President Donald Trump's comments criticising the Federal...

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