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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 : 2018-10-16

'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 even space travel. Also today, Italy's government approves its controversial budget in time to meet a European Union deadline.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-11-16 The Business Chronicle

UK car industry says draft Brexit deal is 'positive step'

The UK's automotive industry has broadly welcomed Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal as a "positive step". That's primarily because of the 21-month transition period, which gives...

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2018-11-15 The Business Chronicle

Pound plunges on Brexit uncertainty

The pound sterling has plunged after a string of British ministers quit their posts in protest over the draft Brexit deal. Ranko Berich of Monex Europe gives us his perspective...

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2018-11-14 The Business Chronicle

Italy maintains spending plans despite threat of EU censure

The Italian government has maintained its budget for 2019, despite a demand from the EU that it revises its spending plans. In a letter to the EU Commission, Italy's economy...

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2018-11-13 The Business Chronicle

Deadline looms for Italy to submit revised budget to EU

Italy must today submit a revised version of its budget to the European Commission, after Brussels rejected a first version of its spending plans. The Italian government says it...

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2018-11-12 The Business Chronicle

Oil prices rise as OPEC heavyweight Saudi Arabia announces supply cut

On the show today we tell you how there are divisions within OPEC members ahead of a scheduled meeting in December, this as oil markets react positively to news Saudi Arabia will...

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