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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 : 2016-08-01

Uber to merge Chinese business with biggest rival

The ride-sharing firm Uber is to merge its Chinese business with that of its biggest rival in the country, Didi Chuxing. The new company will be worth $35 billion, and Uber China investors will hold a 20 percent stake in it. Uber boss Travis Kalanick said it was the only way for the two companies to be profitable in China. Also today, the benefits of the boom in craft beer production in the United States.

By Stephen CARROLL

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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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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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