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France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom

12:23pm BST

PARIS France's financial watchdog is poised to approve a first tranche of cryptocurrency-related companies under new rules on digital coins, some of the first such regulations to be launched by a major economy.

BNP Paribas to source Asia stock research from Morningstar, cut analyst jobs

04 Jul 2019

HONG KONG/PARIS BNP Paribas will source the bulk of its Asia Pacific equity research from independent research provider Morningstar Inc , a move which two people said will lead to about a dozen jobs being cut at the French bank.

France roasts in record heatwave, two die in Spain

29 Jun 2019

PARIS/MADRID France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as the death toll rose from a heatwave suffocating much of Europe. | Video

France braces for record 45 Celsius as Europe melts

28 Jun 2019

PARIS/MADRID, June 28 France steeled itself on Friday for its hottest day since records began as the death toll rose from a heatwave suffocating swathes of Europe.

France's Orange raises $616 million with sale of its BT stake

28 Jun 2019

PARIS French telecom giant Orange said it had sold its remaining 2.5% stake in BT , raising net proceeds of 486 million pounds ($616 million) as the former state monopoly faces a battle for market share in France.

Uncertainty hangs over ADP sale as Macron faces delicate decisions

27 Jun 2019

PARIS Bankers are telling potential buyers of the French state's majority holding in airports operator ADP that there is little clarity on the timing or size of the sale, underscoring how risky the transaction has become for President Emmanuel Macron. | Video

Capgemini looks to industry's digital future with Altran deal

25 Jun 2019

PARIS Capgemini's shares surged on Tuesday on the back of the software and consultancy company's 3.6 billion euro ($4.1 billion) takeover of smaller rival Altran to create a group with more than 250,000 staff harnessing new technologies.

Consulting firm Capgemini to buy Altran for 3.6 billion euros

24 Jun 2019

PARIS French business consultancy firm Capgemini on Monday said it agreed to buy engineering and digital services company Altran for 3.6 billion euros ($4.10 billion)to tap into the fast-growing engineering outsourcing services market.

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