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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 : 2016-06-09

Nike stands by Maria Sharapova despite two-year ban

Sportswear brand Nike says it will resume its sponsorship of Maria Sharapova, despite the tennis star having been banned for two years after failing a doping test. The company says Sharapova, who is appealing the ruling, didn't intentionally break the rules. Also on today’s show, we look at the Forbes ranking of the world's top-paid sports stars.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-11-14 The Business Chronicle

Italy maintains spending plans despite threat of EU censure

The Italian government has maintained its budget for 2019, despite a demand from the EU that it revises its spending plans. In a letter to the EU Commission, Italy's economy...

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2018-11-13 The Business Chronicle

Deadline looms for Italy to submit revised budget to EU

Italy must today submit a revised version of its budget to the European Commission, after Brussels rejected a first version of its spending plans. The Italian government says it...

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2018-11-12 The Business Chronicle

Oil prices rise as OPEC heavyweight Saudi Arabia announces supply cut

On the show today we tell you how there are divisions within OPEC members ahead of a scheduled meeting in December, this as oil markets react positively to news Saudi Arabia will...

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2018-11-09 The Business Chronicle

UBS accused of tax fraud and losing investors billions

Swiss bank UBS is embroiled in legal action on both sides of the Atlantic. French public prosecutors have demanded the bank be fined €3.7 billion for helping its clients evade...

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2018-11-08 The Business Chronicle

Chasing counterfeits: How French companies are fighting back

As we approach the busiest time of the year for online shopping, French companies are stepping up their efforts to stop the sale of counterfeit goods online. French customs...

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