France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments

PARIS (Reuters) – France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday. Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said the task force would be led by Benoit Coeure, a European Central Bank board member. Facebook […]

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Global Hiring Intentions Remain Mixed In Q3

Hiring intentions of employers across the globe revealed mixed trends with less than half of the economies hoping to see stronger employment growth in the third quarter, the results of the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook survey showed Tuesday. Employers in only 18 out of 44 countries surveyed by Manpower were more optimistic about hiring prospects in the third quarter versus the […]

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Global Hiring Intentions Remain Mixed In Q3

Hiring intentions of employers across the globe revealed mixed trends with less than half of the economies hoping to see stronger employment growth in the third quarter, the results of the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook survey showed Tuesday. Employers in only 18 out of 44 countries surveyed by Manpower were more optimistic about hiring prospects in the third quarter versus the […]

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Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown

(Reuters) – Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks toward next week’s Paris Airshow, industry sources said. The contests include a fight for business at Philippines budget airline Cebu Air as Airbus seeks a new foothold for its slow-selling A330neo airliner in the face of competition from Boeing’s 787 […]

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France: Fiat Chrysler scrapped Renault merger plan too fast

A French government official says Fiat Chrysler is at fault for the collapse of a potential industry-changing merger with Renault because the carmaker pushed too hard and too fast. As Renault's biggest single shareholder, the French government had placed conditions on the deal and wanted to continue talks next week. Continue Reading Below But Fiat Chrysler Automobiles abruptly withdrew the […]

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Cathedral resurrection: A look at famous houses of worship reborn after destruction

The conflagration Monday that has consumed huge sections of the 12th-century Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has left people around the world aghast. But is it the end of one of the world’s architectural and religious treasures? If history has taught us anything, the answer is no. In fact, the Church of England has already predicted that Notre Dame – no […]

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French Factory Output Unexpectedly Grows For Second Month

France’s manufacturing output grew for a second straight month in January at the fastest pace in three months, defying expectations for a decline, preliminary data from the statistical office INSEE showed on Friday. Manufacturing output grew 1 percent month-on-month in January, while economists were looking for a 0.2 percent fall. December’s 1.1 percent gain was revised down to 0.4 percent. […]

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The Spanish and French Worry Even More About Retirement Than Americans

If you’re worried about saving enough for retirement, you’ve got company all over the world. A new survey shows that even workers in countries with strong social safety nets fret over their financial futures. ING surveyed almost 15,000 people in Europe, the U.S., and Australia, and found the majority worry whether they’ll have enough money in retirement. Those with the gloomiest […]

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