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A pretty picture: Investing in the booming contemporary art market

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US backs off branding China a currency manipulator

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'No free press in Arab world': Washington Post publishes Khashoggi's last column

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Gay couple speak out on surrogacy: 'It's not about exploiting someone'

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Global competitiveness report ranks African countries

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BUSINESS DAILY

A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-01-04

Chinese markets suspended after shares slump

Trading was suspended on the Chinese markets after shares slumped by 7 percent on Monday, activating a new "circuit-breaker" mechanism installed in the wake of last year's stock market turmoil. Also today, a handshake or a kiss on the cheek? We look at the tricky dilemma of how to greet colleagues in a French workplace.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-10-18 The Business Chronicle

US backs off branding China a currency manipulator

The US Treasury Department stops short of labelling China a "currency manipulator", despite Donald Trump repeatedly accusing Beijing of interfering with the yuan. Also today,...

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2018-10-17 The Business Chronicle

US tops list of most competitive economies

The United States has come out on top of the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index, knocking Switzerland into fourth place. Have Donald Trump's policies helped its...

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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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