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Glue-shoe syndrome for Brexit: a step forward… or sideways?

An analysis of the latest Brexit developments shows that just beneath the surface of the mud… is more mud. BV’s Jason Agnew reports. THE Eagles’...
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Airbus strikes a deal with Bombardier

Just as the Canadian firm looked like it was being grounded by massive US tariffs, a European saviour with a long-term plan comes to...
Black Friday in Brazil

Black Friday… welcome to the ugly side of the American sales dream

By HEATHER LEAH SMITH BEFORE the sentiments of gratitude expressed over Thanksgiving dinner have had time to fade, throngs of Americans begin queuing up and...

Robert J Schiller: Fighting the Next Global Financial Crisis

What do people mean when they criticise generals for fighting the last war? It’s not that generals ever think they will face the same...
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Good reasons cryptocurrency is likely to become ‘the future of commerce’

Analyst BRIAN G. SEWELL speculates that Bitcoin et al, although flawed, will change the way the world does business I WOULD rather see the SEC...
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Trade war ‘almost inevitable’ as Trump’s steel tariffs start to bite

Countries line-up to target US products with their own retaliatory taxes. HAL WILLIAMS reports EUROPE, Canada and Mexico are girding their loins for a trade...
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Reports of Viacom’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

Time was when Viacom’s infamous booming audio logo trumpeted the sound of success. And in the risk-ridden world of TV entertainment shows it held...
Liliane Bettencourt

World’s richest woman dies

Obituary: Liliane Bettencourt: 1922 - 2017 Controversy and questionable politics were never far away to divert attention from some remarkable skill at leading an industry...
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Jewel of the Nile loses its sparkle

Fears for a forsaken Egypt as Africa’s fourth largest economy mirrors a Greek tragedy, threatening trade and jeopardising foreign investment By Darren Parkin NERVOUS investors are...
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The Big Fail: South Sudan

Where did it all go wrong? Designed as place where new business could survive and prosper, South Sudan’s devastating collapse into corruption has driven away...