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EssilorLuxottica tensions exposed as executives fall out

21 Mar 2019

PARIS Tensions at the top of glasses company EssilorLuxottica burst into the open on Thursday when the group's Italian executive chairman and its French vice chairman accused each other of plotting to take control of the combined group.

EssilorLuxottica tensions exposed as executives fall out

21 Mar 2019

PARIS Tensions at the top of glasses company EssilorLuxottica burst into the open on Thursday when the group's Italian executive chairman and its French vice chairman accused each other of plotting to take control of the combined group.

Paris protests could hit tourism and transport stocks again

07 Dec 2018

PARIS France braced on Friday for another wave of protests against high living costs that could inflict more pain on tourism and transport stocks in the euro zone's No. 2 economy, after retailers, airlines and hoteliers suffered their worst week in months. | Video

Paris protests could hit tourism and transport stocks again

07 Dec 2018

PARIS France braced on Friday for another wave of protests against high living costs that could inflict more pain on tourism and transport stocks in the euro zone's No. 2 economy, after retailers, airlines and hoteliers suffered their worst week in months. | Video

How a French solo trader made a $6.6 billion unauthorised bet

23 Jun 2018

LONDON/PARIS A self-employed trader in France accumulated stock futures worth $6.6 billion in a single day, trading records show, raising questions among investors about how he could build up such a large position despite having only 20,000 euros in his account.

Investors give thumbs up to Atos' 4.3 billion-euro Gemalto bid

12 Dec 2017

PARIS Investors gave an early thumbs up on Tuesday to a 4.3 billion euro (£3.7 billion) bid by French technology company Atos for smaller rival Gemalto, betting the tie-up will yield benefits and boost revenues.

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