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France: Economy rebounds from first COVID-19 lockdown as second starts
France's economy rebounded by a whopping 18.2 per cent in the third quarter as lockdown measures were lifted but not enough to exit recession. The country entered its second national lockdown on Friday.
France unveils 'historic' €100 billion package to boost sick economy
The French economy shrank by a massive 13.8 per cent in the three months to June as lockdown measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 hit hard.
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Coronavirus France: Millions return to work and school in masks
Infections are still surging in over 20 French departments. Indeed, public health authorities reported over 3,000 new cases on the last day of August.
Five key takeaways from France's €100 billion COVID-19 recovery plan
France's newly appointed prime minister Jean Castex laid out a €100 billion recovery roadmap on Wednesday to rescue the coronavirus-battered economy, revamp disputed pension plans and put funds aside for the environment.
IMF: coronavirus pandemic will cause worst economic slump since Great Depression
"The bleak outlook applies to advanced and developing economies alike. This crisis knows no boundaries. Everybody hurts," says International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva.
First Ikea store in Paris kicks off 400 million euro French investment
The new store is in the Madeleine district which is popular with tourists and near many historic landmarks
Macron says some impoverished members of society are 'mucking about'
As French president starts off a national debate aimed at uniting his nation, he immediately causes a rift.
Why the 'inclusive micro-franchise' could be significant for start-up businesses
Hundreds of jobs have been created by the new multi-award winning financial model, designed to help entrepeneurs get their businesses off the ground.
French baker's pain after being fined for working too much
A baker from a small village southwest of Paris is being fined €3,000 for opening seven days a week throughout summer 2017.
Indian economy to overtake UK and France
India looks set to leapfrog Britain and France next year to become the world's fifth-largest economy in dollar terms, while China is predicted to overtake the US as number one by 2032
France: thousands rally against labour reforms
The French far-left draws tens of thousands to a rally against controversial labour reforms.
L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies aged 94
The elderly widow was the world's richest woman, with a net worth of more than 37 billion euros, according to Forbes.
France- Macron's magic wand: View
Why President Macron needs more than electoral good-fortune to recast his country’s economic prospects.
Germany and France pledge to speed up eurozone reforms
Germany and France say they will work together to strengthen the eurozone and warn if they fail political extremists will take power.
French unemployment dips
The job market in France is picking up with unemployment reaching its lowest level in almost five years between January and March.
French private sector employment increases
It comes too late for outgoing president Francois Hollande, but France's economy added 49,400 private sector jobs between January and March.
EU warns Macron over French budget deficit
EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici says incoming president Emmanuel Macron must work on permanently reducing France's budget deficit.
Macron's victory gets muted reaction from financial markets
After a brief bounce, European indices mostly dipped into the red as investors shifted their focus from politics to monetary policy.
How the economic case stacks up in the French presidential election
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 choice facing France
Emmanuel Macron is the political newcomer up against far-right firebrand Marine Le Pen
Youth unemployment a puzzle for next French president
Youth unemployment a key issue in the French election
French presidential candidates duel on the economy
French presidential candidates set out economic plans
French presidential candidates outline economic intentions
The economy under the microscope in the French presidential election
Lyon: a stronghold for entrepreneurship in France
Serge Rombi: “Welcome to Business Planet from ‘Now Coworking’ in Lyon.
French consumer confidence remains at near 10 year high
French consumer confidence remained at its best level in more than nine years in February for the second month in a row.
French unemployment slips, still high
French unemployment remains high, but the rate has fallen for the second year running to 9.7% in mainland France, 10% including overseas territories.