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Global Competitiveness report releases 2018 Africa performance

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Uighurs and Kazakhs held in re-education camps in China

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Salim Saab: Showcasing the women of the Arab art world

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Irish border remains stumbling block in Brexit talks

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Film show: Capernaum - powerful social drama or poverty porn?

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Nature under threat: Arresting pictures from Wildlife Photography Awards

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Protecting heritage land against mining companies

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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 : 2018-03-02

Global markets spooked by Trump's tariffs on steel, aluminium

Global markets have fallen after US President Donald Trump announced plans for tariffs on aluminium and steel imports. Some analysts are saying the move could spark a global trade war. US allies including Canada and the European Union are already discussing retaliating with their own tariffs on US goods. Also today: the embattled Weinstein Company is to be transformed into a female-led entertainment venture.

By Anca ULEA

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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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2018-10-16 The Business Chronicle

'Personal computing would not have existed without him': Paul Allen dies aged 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has died at the age of 65. Allen left the software giant in 1983, and had since gone on to invest in the arts, sport and...

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2018-10-15 The Business Chronicle

Business leaders drop out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi disappearance

An upcoming Saudi investment conference is hit with a number of high-profile withdrawals, amid accusations that Riyadh is responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder...

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2018-10-12 The Business Chronicle

Trump doubles down on criticism of 'loco' Fed policy

Asian and European markets are in recovery mode after a global rout. US stocks saw two days of intense sell-offs, caused by concern over interest rates and trade disputes. US...

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2018-10-11 The Business Chronicle

Global markets continue to tumble as fears spread

Global markets continued to fall on Thursday, as stocks saw their steepest drops in months. Jasper Lawler of the London Capital Group gives us his perspective on the selloff, and...

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