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French Unemployment Falls to Lowest Since Eurozone Crisis

France’s troublesome unemployment rate has fallen to the lowest level since the depths of the eurozone crisis, with an impressive drop from 10 per cent to 9.6 per cent in the three months to March, the Financial Times reported. Double digit unemploym ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/18/2017 - 22:15 - 0 comments

AerCap Still Sees Good Demand for Most Popular Wide-Body Jets

The world's largest independent aircraft leasing company, AerCap said on Tuesday there was "good solid demand" for the wide-body jets, after concerns surfaced in the U.S. about weak demand for the most widely traded types of jets, Reuters ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/09/2017 - 22:48 - 0 comments

Bank of France Turns Optimistic on French GDP Growth

France forecast a 0.5 per cent GDP expansion in three months to the end of June – the period encompassing ... likes of Spain. French GDP growth softened to just 0.3 per cent in the first quarter of this year while ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/09/2017 - 23:04 - 0 comments

Worries About Le Pen Evaporate Before Run Off: French Election Monitor

With just three days to go before the final round of French elections, a sense of calm pervades markets as Emmanuel Macron looks set to prevail over rival Marine Le Pen, Bloomberg News reported. Risk gauges show investors are mostly ruling out the possib ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/04/2017 - 22:00 - 0 comments

Peugeot Revenue Rises as Product Offensive Bears Fruit

French carmaker PSA Group said its first-quarter revenue rose 4.9 percent, as the first results of a new product offensive helped to overcome negative currency effects, the International New York Times reported on a Reuters story. Revenue advanced to ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 04/26/2017 - 20:50 - 0 comments

Article from INSOL Europe (27 February - 05 March 2017) GlobalINSOLvency Editorial Board

Introduction: what differentiates start-ups from other businesses? The Larousse Dictionary ( www.larousse.fr ) defines a start-up as a young, innovative company in the new technology sector. Attachment Size sr_-_france_- ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 03/22/2017 - 15:26 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

Head Of French Retailer Vivarte Says Has Reached Deal On Debt

Private-equity backed French clothing retailer Vivarte, in talks to restructure more than 1.3 billion euros ($1.4 billion) of debt, has sealed a deal with its lenders, chairman and chief executive Patrick Puy told French newspaper Les Echos, Reuters repo ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/16/2017 - 21:29 - 0 comments

Peugeot Makes Big Bet on GM’s Unprofitable European Operations

Peugeot struck a more than €2 billion ($2.1 billion) deal to buy General Motors Co.’s unprofitable European operations, a daring move by a French auto maker that is still early in its own financial recovery, The Wall Street Journal reported. The deal ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/06/2017 - 21:37 - 0 comments

The Latest: Le Pen Lays Out Platform for French Economy

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen envisions the protective hand of the state guiding a reordered economy that punishes companies that fail to serve the interests of the nation and rewards those that put France first, the Internation ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/03/2017 - 08:47 - 0 comments

Areva Reactor Business Helps Close Gap on Losses

Struggling French nuclear reactor maker Areva on Wednesday reported a €665m net loss for 2016, which was an improvement on the previous year but still highlighted the scale of the problems facing the group, the Financial Times reported. The state-con ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/01/2017 - 21:36 - 0 comments

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