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French government calls for interim leadership to replace Ghosn at Renault

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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 : 2017-05-10

Australia slaps $6 billion tax on banks

The Australian government has hit its five biggest lenders with a levy worth AUS $6.2 billion, or over €4 billion. Shares in the banks plunged after the announcement. Also today, Abercrombie & Fitch appears to be preparing for takeover offers.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-11-20 The Business Chronicle

French government calls for interim leadership to replace Ghosn at Renault

France's finance minister says he wants an interim leadership at Renault to replace CEO Carlos Ghosn, who's been arrested in Japan for alleged financial misconduct. Bruno Le...

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2018-11-16 The Business Chronicle

UK car industry says draft Brexit deal is 'positive step'

The UK's automotive industry has broadly welcomed Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal as a "positive step". That's primarily because of the 21-month transition period, which gives...

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2018-11-15 The Business Chronicle

Pound plunges on Brexit uncertainty

The pound sterling has plunged after a string of British ministers quit their posts in protest over the draft Brexit deal. Ranko Berich of Monex Europe gives us his perspective...

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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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