Vitor Gaspar, Portuguese finance minister, has stepped down after saying failure to get the deficit down as planned undermined his credibility. Meanwhile, the European Commission is urging his replacement, Maria Luis Alberquerque, to stick to the tough reforms her predecessor started. In company news, Apple files an application to trademark iWatch, LVMH receives an €8 million fine and social gaming company Zynga gets a new boss. Finally, which country is the world's most innovative? Switzerland, according to a new survey. Find out which countries are just behind in France24 business news with Matthew Warren.
07/02/2013 BUSINESS BULLETIN: Vitor Gaspar, Maria Luis Alberquerque, Portugal, Olli Rehn, austerity, Apple, iWatch, LVMH, Hermes, Zynga, Don Mattrick, Microsoft, WIPO, World Intellectual Property Organisation, INSEAD, Cornell, innovation, Switzerland, UK, France, Netherlands, Sweden, USA, Matthew Warren, France 24
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