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Italy determined to stick to budget plan despite EU warnings

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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 : 2018-04-04

Spotify plays the stock market's tune

Music streaming service Spotify saw its shares close 12% higher on its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The company's market value at the end of the trading session was $26.5 billion, putting it among the top 10 US technology debuts. Also today, we take a look at the latest moves in the US-China trade spat.

By Stephen CARROLL

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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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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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