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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 : 2018-07-06

US trade war with China kicks off with tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods

US tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods have officially come into effect, setting off a trade war between the two countries. Meanwhile, in the UK, PM Theresa May gathers her cabinet in a bid to reach a compromise deal on post-Brexit customs arrangements with the EU.

By Catherine BENNETT

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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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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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