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Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank in merger talks

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Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank in merger talks

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The German banking giants have confirmed they are in discussions about a possible merger, which would see them control a fifth of Germany's retail banking market. We hear more from Elisa Martinuzzi, finance columnist at Bloomberg. As UK businesses stockpile ahead of Brexit, we hear from a warehouse operator in the north of England who's benefiting from the extra demand for storage space. And what will be the economic impact of Brazilian president Bolsanaro's visit to Washington this week? We ask Marina Lopes, Brazilian correspondent for the Washington Post in Sao Paulo.

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