Paris Hospitals are mobilizing to maintain their activity outside Covid

Paris Hospitals are mobilizing to maintain their activity outside Covid

The intensive care units are filling up with more serious cases than during the summer. The director general of the AP-HP, Martin Hirsch, asks caregivers to give up their leave and calls on patients not to deprogram their surgeries on their own. It is not yet a disaster, but we are preparing to face it. The coronavirus has returned in force to the hospital in the Paris region for a few weeks. This Monday, while…

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The BlackRock controversy explained with smarties

The BlackRock controversy explained with smarties

BlackRock is accused by some of being in a pole position to take advantage of the pension reform presented by the government. But the French market represents only a tiny part of the totality of the assets it manages. On the other hand, it is a market doomed to grow. The remarks of the Secretary of State did not fail to react. Agnès Pannier-Runacher on Thursday denied the role that is attributed to the American…

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The opening of the Chinese market whets the appetites of managers

The opening of the Chinese market whets the appetites of managers

Amundi will launch a Chinese asset management joint venture with Bank of China in 2020, while BlackRock is working with Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek and China Construction Bank to launch an asset management company. Trade war or not, asset managers are rushing to find a place in China. Because Beijing has gradually pursued its reforms to open up its financial markets, opening up the possibility for foreign financial companies to become majority shareholders in…

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Strikes in shops: Bruno Le Maire says he is ready for tax concessions

Taking advantage of the opening of the sales, the Minister of the Economy said he was ready for tax relief measures for the traders most affected by the strikes against pensions. A request formulated in particular by the Alliance du commerce and by the Medef. “No business should close because of strike movements.” On the occasion of the launch of the winter sales at Galeries Lafayette in Paris, the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le…

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Christophe Mianné, wealth manager

Christophe Mianné, wealth manager

The former head of market activities at Société Générale is pursuing a second career in asset management. He recently joined Cyrus Conseil, an independent asset management player in France. Not even a pandemic can prevent it from embarking on its new challenge. Christophe Mianné had just two weeks to meet the Cyrus Conseil teams before having to confine himself to his house in Neuilly. Wealth management, of which Cyrus boasts of being the leading player…

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The trial of the former Chadian president resumes after a 45-day hiatus

The trial of the former Chadian president resumes after a 45-day hiatus

The trial of ousted Chadian President Hissène Habré for crimes against humanity resumes Monday before a special African tribunal in Dakar. The trial of ousted Chadian President Hissène Habré for crimes against humanity resumes Monday, September 7 before a special African court in Dakar after a 45-day hiatus, intended to allow his officially appointed lawyers to represent him before a court that he challenges. But the only defendant refuses to defend himself in this court…

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Puritan evangelical becomes mayor of Rio de Janeiro

Puritan evangelical becomes mayor of Rio de Janeiro

Marcelo Crivella 59-year-old neo-Pentecostal senator works miracles: on Sunday he became the first evangelical mayor in Rio de Janeiro history. Marcelo Crivella 59-year-old neo-Pentecostal senator works miracles: on Sunday he became the first evangelical mayor in history Rio de Janeiro the sensual, world capital of the carnival of all excess. The new city councilor of the “Marvelous City” is a chameleon: an engineer by training, he was a taxi driver, soldier, missionary in Africa, gospel…

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With the impetus of Justin Trudeau, “Canada is back”

With the impetus of Justin Trudeau, “Canada is back”

After a year in power, the Canadian Prime Minister set his politics to music. And pushes the return of his country on the international scene. He is preparing to sign CETA, a trade agreement between Canada and the European Union, this Sunday in Brussels. “We are embarking on a new adventure! ” On October 19, 2015, Justin Trudeau hailed the victory by an absolute majority of his formation, the Liberal Party. Named Prime Minister of…

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Globalization: for Obama, a change of course is essential

Globalization: for Obama, a change of course is essential

If the current tenant of the White House believes that the world “has never been collectively better”, leaders must tackle the widening inequalities. US President Barack Obama stressed Wednesday in Athens that inequality was “one of the greatest challenges” of modern democracies, calling for a “change of course” in globalization. Inequalities “both between countries and within countries” feed “a deep sense of injustice”, underlined Mr. Obama during a speech on the last day of his…

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Donald Trump finally admits that Barack Obama … was born in America

Donald Trump finally admits that Barack Obama … was born in America

Trying to put an end to an incredible controversy, Donald Trump admitted on Friday that President Barack Obama was indeed born in the United States, an “end point” that he refused to affix for years and which earned him accusations of racism . Trying to put an end to an incredible controversy, Donald Trump admitted on Friday that President Barack Obama was indeed born in the United States, an “end point” that he refused to…

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