Recovery plan: the necessary search for less expensive support for the offer

Recovery plan: the necessary search for less expensive support for the offer

After the emergency plan, the executive will have to switch to more targeted measures on sectors and companies in danger. And find measures favorable to growth that do not (too) widen the deficit. The economists regularly consulted by Bruno Le Maire, the Minister of the Economy and Finance, are categorical: if measures favorable to demand will undoubtedly be necessary in the future, to counter precautionary savings behavior, the priority remains and will remain in support…

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Sharp drop in the number of unemployed in the third quarter

Sharp drop in the number of unemployed in the third quarter

The number of unemployed job seekers registered with Pôle Emploi fell by nearly 485,000 compared to the second quarter, or 11%. But it remains at a very high level. And the decline observed since May has markedly slowed down. While waiting to know the extent of the sanitary screwdriver that the government will decide, the publication on Tuesday of unemployment figures as measured by Pôle Emploi allows us to keep hope on the capacity of…

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Gafa tax: some companies are trying to reduce their bills

Gafa tax: some companies are trying to reduce their bills

While the first installment of the brand new Gafa tax must be paid before the end of the month, a small number of companies are still in discussions with Bercy. They dispute the scope of the tax in order to reduce the amount to be paid as much as possible. The brand new “Gafa tax” will become reality this week for the small thirty companies concerned. The first deposit must be paid by the end…

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The major French managers benefit from a positive dynamic

The major French managers benefit from a positive dynamic

Among the 15 players managing more than 50 billion euros in assets, eleven saw their outstandings increase between January and June. The large French asset managers have, on the whole, benefited from a positive commercial dynamic in the first half of the year. Among the 15 players managing more than 50 billion euros in assets, eleven saw their outstandings increase between January and June. A positive signal, as the markets have become more uncertain and…

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The UK is preparing to issue green bonds in turn

The UK is preparing to issue green bonds in turn

After France, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and many other countries, London should finally issue its first green bonds next year. An operation long awaited by investors, and demanded last month by the actors of the City. British government bonds will finally go green. The UK will issue green gilts for the first time next year, UK Finance Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday during an address on the future of financial services to the House…

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Business credit: granting conditions tighten in Europe

Business credit: granting conditions tighten in Europe

European banks expect a further tightening of credit distribution conditions in early 2021, for businesses and households alike. In question, persistent doubts about the recovery and the gradual exhaustion of public measures to support the economy. Reading the figures published each month by the Banque de France, there is no doubt: companies still remained at the end of 2020 still massively supported by bank credit. But the survey carried out each quarter by the European…

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The difficult fight against the lack of insurance in overseas territories

The difficult fight against the lack of insurance in overseas territories

The French overseas are generally less well equipped with insurance than the inhabitants of the metropolis. To fight against this complex phenomenon, which weakens the Overseas Territories and concerns all taxpayers, a report by the General Inspectorate of Finance, attached to Bercy, first emphasizes communication. More than three years after the devastation of Hurricane Irma in Saint-Martin highlighted the lack of insurance in Overseas Territories, a report published last week by the Inspectorate General of…

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Covid: the government pushes to telework “to the maximum”

Covid: the government pushes to telework “to the maximum”

The accelerated deterioration of the health situation requires going “as much as possible” on teleworking when possible, Minister of Labor Elisabeth Borne said on Tuesday. Negotiations between the social partners on this subject will start next Tuesday in principle. New health measures to cope with the soaring virus have not yet been announced, but one of them already seems to be confirmed: the switch to very high dose teleworking. This is clearly the appeal that…

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Jean-Hervé Lorenzi: “In mid-May, the economy must pick up again to avoid a social crisis”

Jean-Hervé Lorenzi: “In mid-May, the economy must pick up again to avoid a social crisis”

The president of the Circle of economists believes that the priority is to stabilize the most fragile sectors before considering, in the fall, a recovery phase. He announced that the Economic Meetings, at the beginning of July, will take place at the Maison de la Radio, in Paris, and will be broadcast online. How do you judge the trade-off between health and the economy? This question was asked at the time of confinement, it rests…

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Soon a “duty free” in the Antilles for cruise passengers

Soon a “duty free” in the Antilles for cruise passengers

With the support of the government, the Senate voted on Monday for an exemption from taxes on products sold to tourists in the port cities of Guadeloupe and Martinique. This experiment, scheduled to last four years, aims to strengthen the region’s competitiveness. Unlike air travel, stopovers planned during sea cruises are often an opportunity to see the country. But also to shop inexpensively, taking advantage of tax-free areas, the famous “duty free”. And thanks to…

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