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Prominent Iraqi women in danger

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Have your fish and eat it: Can British fishing fleets net a Brexit bonus?

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'Must never happen again': Australia apologises to victims of state sex abuse

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Italy determined to stick to budget plan despite EU warnings

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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 : 2016-07-11

Nintendo shares soar on Pokémon Go success

Shares in Nintendo have soared by almost 25 percent in Tokyo on the back of the massive success of its mobile game Pokémon Go. The game topped the download charts in the countries where it launched last week. Also today, British Finance Minister George Osborne goes on a charm offensive on Wall Street.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-10-22 The Business Chronicle

Italy determined to stick to budget plan despite EU warnings

Italy is determined to stick to its plan to increase its budget deficit to 2.4% of GDP next year, despite warnings from the EU and a credit downgrade by Moody's to just one level...

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2018-10-19 The Business Chronicle

China's growth slows to lowest level since 2009

China's economic growth has slowed to its worst level since the global financial crisis. Beijing released its first quarterly GDP report since tit-for-tat tariffs began with the...

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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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