Coronavirus: employers warn of the need to return to work

Coronavirus: employers warn of the need to return to work

Medef and the government want it to be possible to work more in certain sectors as soon as the crisis is over to make up for some of the time lost. But the unions do not hear it that way. For now, the employers are calling for a return to work to avoid bankruptcy. Calls for a return to work are increasing. Whether it is the employers or the government, there is great concern for…

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The rebound in hiring has been spectacular this summer

The rebound in hiring has been spectacular this summer

Declarations of hires on permanent or fixed-term contracts of more than one month increased by nearly 73% in the third quarter, after their historic decline in the spring. But the trend needs to be confirmed as the resumption of activity has slowed down since the announcement of new health restrictions, including the curfew. After its historic fall last spring due to the health crisis and containment, employment resumed during the third quarter, according to data…

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In the age of negative rates, the debate on the future of zero-interest loans is launched

In the age of negative rates, the debate on the future of zero-interest loans is launched

A report commissioned by the government, of which “Les Echos” had a copy, recommends not to extend the PTZ beyond 2021. In an environment of low interest rates, this tool is not sufficiently incentive and especially guides households towards new purchases, estimate inspections from Bercy and the Ministry of Ecological Transition. Does the zero rate loan (PTZ) still have its raison d’être when interest rates are very low? Two years from the expected expiration of…

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US election: global stock markets on a cloud

US election: global stock markets on a cloud

Global markets have regained color with the US presidential election. The CAC 40 has gained nearly 8% since Monday, its best performance since the spring. They are not immune to a backlash once the excitement subsides as the epidemic continues to progress in Europe and the United States. The atmosphere is festive in the markets. The latter have finally coped very well with the uncertainty and the risk of contesting the result of the American…

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French fintech iBanFirst launches an international payment monitoring tool

French fintech iBanFirst launches an international payment monitoring tool

The tool should allow companies to follow transactions as “we follow the delivery of a package,” says the start-up. A transparency to which banks still balk. « Your international payment is parked in bank X. This is the kind of information that clients of French fintech iBanFirst doing international transactions will soon be able to obtain. The young growth has indeed launched this Thursday a “tracker” which should make it possible to follow its payments…

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