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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 : 2017-12-21

South Africa's Ramaphosa vows 'radical' economic overhaul

As the new head of South Africa's ruling ANC party, Cyril Ramaphosa says he wants to jump-start the country's stagnant economy. He's likely to take over from President Jacob Zuma in 2019. Also today: we look at Catalonia's economy in numbers, and American businesses pay it forward after the Republican tax cuts are passed in Congress.

By Anca ULEA

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2018-10-23 The Business Chronicle

Who is still going to Saudi Arabia's investment conference?

Saudi Arabia's Future Investment Initiative conference gets underway in Riyadh, but without many of its high-profile speakers. Many business and political leaders have chosen to...

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2018-10-22 The Business Chronicle

Italy determined to stick to budget plan despite EU warnings

Italy is determined to stick to its plan to increase its budget deficit to 2.4% of GDP next year, despite warnings from the EU and a credit downgrade by Moody's to just one level...

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2018-10-19 The Business Chronicle

China's growth slows to lowest level since 2009

China's economic growth has slowed to its worst level since the global financial crisis. Beijing released its first quarterly GDP report since tit-for-tat tariffs began with the...

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2018-10-18 The Business Chronicle

US backs off branding China a currency manipulator

The US Treasury Department stops short of labelling China a "currency manipulator", despite Donald Trump repeatedly accusing Beijing of interfering with the yuan. Also today,...

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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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