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Suspected gas cylinder blast kills 42 on Zimbabwe bus

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Theresa May soldiers on; Israel political turmoil; France fuel protests

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'New right', old ideas? A closer look at the far right in Germany

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Art Deco: France's love affair with the Roaring Twenties

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India's vanishing women workers

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Reporters: An outside view of France's Fifth Republic

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Audrey Tang: A hacker-turned-minister in Taiwan

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The Land of the Rising Sun comes to La République

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Concerts Without Borders: Making classical music accessible

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

The business show that goes beyond the numbers and the corporate jargon! Stephen Carroll breaks down major business stories and looks at how they affect our lives. Thursday at 4.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-10-19

Must it come down? Market analysts bracing for correction

Thirty years on from Black Monday, are global stock markets heading for another crash? Chris Beauchamp, chief market analyst at IG, tells FRANCE 24's Kate Moody that the comparisons at the moment are overblown: "There is a very different market and procedures are in place to stop this kind of dramatic crash or at least limit its downside if one were to occur".

Also in this programme:

  • We look at the latest in a string of scandals at Japanese corporations, raising questions about whether the country's reputation as a bastion of industry is at stake.
     
  • And we report from Lebanon, where some cannabis farmers are finding a more lucrative line of work growing grapes.

By Kate MOODY , Delano D’SOUZA , Farah BOUCHERAK

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2018-11-15 People & Profit

What does the future hold for the oil market?

French motorists are unhappy with the rising cost of fuel and have called for the government to do something about it. But we could be looking at continued price turmoil in years...

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2018-11-08 People & Profit

Tech's tough year: How have recent scandals changed the industry?

Some of the biggest names in technology have gathered in Portugal for the annual Web Summit. After a nightmare year of data breach scandals and new regulations, what has the...

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2018-11-01 People & Profit

How will Trumponomics impact the US midterm elections?

Consumer spending is up, unemployment is down and jobs are being created across the United States. But is it thanks to Trump's economic policies or is the US president taking...

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2018-10-25 People & Profit

Talking trade: Is there any hope for a US-China reconciliation?

How long will the trade war between China and the United States last? Stephen Carroll talks to Arancha Gonzales, the executive director of the International Trade Centre - a...

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2018-10-18 People & Profit

A pretty picture: Investing in the booming contemporary art market

The international contemporary art fair FIAC is taking place in Paris. Works by some 1,500 artists are on show to 75,000 potential buyers at the Grand Palais. After the recent...

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