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Latest update : 2016-06-09

Are foreign investors hitting a Chinese wall?

Is China open for business? American and European companies say the business climate is souring for foreign investors and an increasing share of them say they feel more and more "unwelcome".

Also in this programme:

• The SocGen saga continues. Former trader Jerôme Kerviel clinches a legal win as a French court orders the bank to pay up for wrongful dismissal.

• Basic Pay. We look at the pros and cons of a basic income for everyone. Campaigners in Switzerland say they'll keep fighting even as voters reject the idea.
 

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