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South Sudan's latest attempt at fragile peace

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IMF, World Bank chiefs call for 'new multilateralism'

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Uhuru Kenyatta: 'No single country alone can combat terrorism'

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Would you let your boss micro-chip you? Controversial plan aims to 'protect data'

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BUSINESS DAILY

A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-01-29

Death of a businessman: Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad dies aged 91

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad has passed away at the age of 91. The creator of the iconic furniture retailer was dogged by controversy but is remembered as one of the 20th century's great entrepreneurs. Also today: the fallout continues from a massive cryptocoin theft in Japan, and Volkswagen is under fire for diesel exhaust animal testing.

By Bryan QUINN

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2018-11-12 The Business Chronicle

Oil prices rise as OPEC heavyweight Saudi Arabia announces supply cut

On the show today we tell you how there are divisions within OPEC members ahead of a scheduled meeting in December, this as oil markets react positively to news Saudi Arabia will...

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2018-11-09 The Business Chronicle

UBS accused of tax fraud and losing investors billions

Swiss bank UBS is embroiled in legal action on both sides of the Atlantic. French public prosecutors have demanded the bank be fined €3.7 billion for helping its clients evade...

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2018-11-08 The Business Chronicle

Chasing counterfeits: How French companies are fighting back

As we approach the busiest time of the year for online shopping, French companies are stepping up their efforts to stop the sale of counterfeit goods online. French customs...

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2018-11-07 The Business Chronicle

What economic challenges face incoming US Congress?

A day after America's midterm elections, what economic challenges await the incoming US Congress? Also on the show, we look at how the US-China trade war is affecting the...

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2018-11-07 The Business Chronicle

What economic challenges will the new US Congress face?

The US economy is booming, but growth is expected to slow in 2019. We take a look at some of the economic issues the newly-elected House - now controlled by the Democrats - will...

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