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US hits China with trade tariffs on $200bn of goods

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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 : 2018-03-05

Italian vote delivers swing to right as economy remains key focus

Preliminary results show populist and anti-EU political forces surged in Italy's parliamentary election on Sunday. The economy was a major battleground as the nation struggles to pick up pace in its post-crisis economic recovery and reduce soaring unemployment. We take a closer look at the state of the Italian economy. Plus, what financial benefits do you gain from winning an Oscar? We look at one particular gift bag handed out to some 25 top nominees.

By Yuka ROYER

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2018-09-18 The Business Chronicle

US hits China with trade tariffs on $200bn of goods

The United States has announced the latest round of trade tariffs on China, affecting around $200 billion worth of goods. The levy will initially be lower than expected at 10%,...

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2018-09-17 The Business Chronicle

IMF warns of 'costly' no-deal Brexit

The UK's Chambers of Commerce has revised its UK growth estimates down in the face of Brexit. It was a stark warning, reiterated by IMF head Christine Lagarde, who said that a...

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2018-09-14 The Business Chronicle

End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle

It's an emotional end of an era: Volkswagen says it will stop production of its iconic Beetle cars next year. Also, ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers triggered...

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2018-09-13 The Business Chronicle

Turkey's central bank defies Erdogan with rate hike

Turkey's central bank has defied Recep Tayyip Erdogan and raised its key interest rate to 24%. Economists say the move will help curb spiralling inflation - although the...

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2018-09-13 The Business Chronicle

Bigger, but even pricier: Apple unveils new iPhones

Apple has unveiled its newest iPhone models, including the XS Max, which will sell for €1,259 in France and $1,099 in the United States. The product line confirms Apple's focus...

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