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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 : 2017-11-10

Trump takes combative stance on free trade deals at APEC summit

In a strident speech at the APEC summit, Donald Trump says he wants free trade deals, but only of the bilateral kind. Also today: Venezuela edges closer to default on its international debt, and the richest three Americans now control as much wealth as the bottom fifty percent.

By Bryan QUINN

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2018-09-26 The Business Chronicle

Argentina close to bailout deal as central bank chief quits

The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has said that talks with Argentina on renegotiating its bailout are "close to the finish line." Her comments came...

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2018-09-25 The Business Chronicle

Instagram founders quit photo app

The founders of photo-sharing app Instagram have announced they're leaving their jobs, to focus on "curiosity and creativity". Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom had sold Instagram...

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2018-09-24 The Business Chronicle

US, China impose new tariffs on each other's goods

The US has slapped a new round of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. China has retaliated with import duties on $60 billion worth of American goods. The latest...

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2018-09-21 The Business Chronicle

Europe's biggest port gears up for Brexit

Following British and EU leaders’ failure to come to an agreement on Brexit in Salzburg, ports across Europe are gearing up for every possible outcome. In Rotterdam, home to...

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2018-09-20 The Business Chronicle

Alibaba founder rolls back on pledge to create 1m US jobs

The founder and chairman of Chinese internet giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, has said it will be impossible to fulfil his pledge to create one million jobs in the United States because...

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