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South Sudan: How it won the longest war but lost the peace

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Business leaders drop out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi disappearance

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France's Macron calls disappearance of Saudi journalist 'very serious'

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EYE ON AFRICA

Dozens killed in eastern Uganda mudslides

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Royal wedding fatigue?

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Rwanda’s Kagame: Macron has brought ‘freshness’ to world politics

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The backlash over Khashoggi: Pressure mounts over disappearance of Saudi journalist

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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 : 2018-04-23

Poverty remains a challenge for Paraguay as new president is elected

Paraguay has a new president - a conservative from the ruling Colorado party won Sunday's poll with a narrow margin. Despite enjoying steady economic growth for over a decade, Paraguay has so far failed to address issues such as persistent poverty and corruption. Also on the show: Rising US bond yields are causing some alarm among investors. Stephen Innes, a senior trader from Singapore, explains why.

By Yuka ROYER

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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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2018-10-11 The Business Chronicle

Stock markets in tailspin as global share selloff grows

Global stock markets have tumbled amid fears over the impact of rising US interest rates. The selloff was exacerbated by President Donald Trump's comments criticising the Federal...

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2018-10-10 The Business Chronicle

In hurricane-prone Florida, a shift in housing market

As Hurricane Michael makes landfall in Florida, residents are bracing for another round of destruction and flooding. Recurring extreme weather events there have led to a shift in...

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