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Sterling hanging on Brexit hiccups

After strong nervousness last week, the currency is bouncing back on hopes of agreement. The pound sterling is yo-yoing, according to the jolts of the Brexit negotiations. It rebounded on Monday, nearly 1.5% to 1.34 dollars, on new hopes of a free trade agreement, after having plunged at the end of last week due to

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Snapchat wants to be the virtual dressing room for teens

The video application continues its offensive in augmented reality for the benefit of brands and e-commerce. Put a watch on your wrist, see what color of dress suits you best, put on your arm different models of handbags… through the screen of your smartphone. These are some of the shopping innovations announced Thursday evening by

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Joe Biden picks China expert as trade negotiator

Katherine Tai will serve as the President’s Representative for Business Affairs. Born in Connecticut to Chinese parents who emigrated from Taiwan, Katherine Tai was chosen by Joe Biden as the future representative for Trade Affairs. Currently the chief legal officer of the House Ways and Means Committee, this 46-year-old Yale and Harvard graduate has a

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Covid-19 crisis: the executive works with a smaller group of economists

The Blanchard-Tirole commission, appointed by Macron, will submit its report in early 2021. Change! Friday, December 4 afternoon, during their traditional conference call with the Minister of Finance, Bruno Le Maire, the ten economists invited to the exercise widened the usual scope of their discussions. Epidemiologist Arnaud Fontanet had indeed exceptionally joined them to compare

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Brexit: a risk of a “systemic economic crisis”

In 2021 alone, a “no deal” would cost 2 points of growth in the United Kingdom. At the end of last week, Boris Johnson called on the British to prepare to seize the “opportunities” of one “Australian solution”, who would be ‘wonderful for the UK’. Carefully avoiding the terms “no deal” and even “Brexit”, this

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Bertrand Piccard’s method to save the planet

MAINTENANCE – The President of the Solar Impulse Foundation believes that it is a priority to implement existing technologies to accelerate the fight against global warming. is very committed to the fight against global warming. Five years after COP21, it makes a harsh statement, salutes the efforts of companies, stands out from supporters of degrowth

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