Business Line looks at the high stakes for Europe and its fragile economic recovery as outsiders Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen face off.
The economy under the microscope in the French presidential election
French consumer confidence remained at its best level in more than nine years in February for the second month in a row.
French unemployment remains high, but the rate has fallen for the second year running to 9.7% in mainland France, 10% including overseas territories.
The social and solidarity economy (SSE) is a sector far from being marginal today in Europe.
French carmaker Renault's operating profit jumped 38 percent in 2016 as it increased market share in all regions boosted by a number of new models.
European Court of Justice rules on a case involving Carrefour and Intermarché over comparisons in adverts between prices in different sized retailers.
The French economy is set to expand by 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in the first quarter according to an initial forecast from the Bank of France.
Lyon’s festival of light is not only an important economic barometer for France’s second city, it is also a useful gauge for the whole country.
Francois Hollande leaves plenty of work to whoever will succeed him next spring.
French economic growth was up by just 0.2 percent from July to September rebounding only slightly after a small contraction in the previous quarter.
Paris, Frankfurt, Luxembourg and Dublin are stepping up a charm offensive to lure London's financial institutions following the Brexit vote.
France's jobless total surged in August. The labour minister said hiring in the tourism sector had suffered because of militant Islamist attacks.
France's economy slowed for the first time in three years between April and June - shrinking 0.1 percent - with a dip in consumer spending being blamed.
Politics, it is often said, is about compromise. But for the French government at the moment compromise on the contentious issue of labour reform is
With less than a year until the next presidential election, Francois Hollande used his last Bastille Day address to defend his legacy.
France's economy grew by 0.2 percent between April and June from the previous three months according to the latest estimate from the country's central bank.
France has stepped up its efforts to grab some of the London banking business that could be displaced by Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
The cost of France's worst flooding in decades could reach an estimated two billion euros with French insurance companies having to pay out many hundreds of millions.
Workers of France’s state-owned railway, SNCF, have gone on strike over controversial new labour reforms as well as issues over working hours and…
France's economy performed better than expected in the first three months of this year up by 0.6 percent from the previous quarter.
The International Monetary Fund has warned France's economy is not recovering quickly enough to cut unemployment and debt significantly and more reforms are needed.
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit dropped by 60,000 in March, but much of the decline came from people not updating their job-seeking status so they were not counted.
The French finance minister discusses the 'Panama Papers,' how to cut deficit, the eurozone economy and the future of Europe.
France's central bank has said economic growth this year will be below the eurozone average of 1.4 percent which is not enough to cut the country's persistently high unemployment.