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Reforming Argentina: After election win, Macri vows to improve economy

Mauricio Macri has won a strong mandate to continue reforming Argentina's economy. Kate Moody asks Edwin Guttierez, the head of Emerging Market Sovereign Debt at Aberdeen Asset Management, whether the Argentinian president is moving fast enough.

Also in the programme:

  • The recession in Venezuela has led to sky-rocketing inflation and the bolivar is now barely worth the paper it's printed on. We see how many Venezuelans are turning to the cryptocurrency bitcoin as an alternative.
     
  • And smiling all the way to the bank: we meet the French family which trademarked the now-ubiquitous yellow smiley face over 40 years ago.

By Kate MOODY , Agnès LE COSSEC

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2018-09-20 People & Profit

Shaking up the workplace: How employers face the challenge of automation

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Lessons from Lehman: Are we better prepared for the next crisis?

Ten years ago, the investment bank Lehman Brothers went bankrupt. The event came to symbolise the start of the global financial crisis. With more than $600 billion (€516bn) in...

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2018-09-06 People & Profit

Peso pressure: Argentina faces new economic crisis

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2018-08-30 People & Profit

French business & Brexit: Scottish minister tries to reassure French entrepreneurs

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2018-07-19 People & Profit

Greece's new chapter: Athens prepares to exit bailout programme

The countdown is on as Greece prepares to exit its third bailout programme. But what state are its finances really in - and what challenges lie ahead? Kate Moody speaks to Craig...

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