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Spain's lawmakers likely to back Sanchez coalition in tight vote

07 Jan 2020

MADRID Spanish lawmakers are expected to vote by the narrowest of margins on Tuesday to confirm Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez as head of a left-wing coalition government.

RPT-Spain's lawmakers likely to back Sanchez coalition in tight vote

07 Jan 2020

MADRID, Jan 7 Spanish lawmakers are expected to vote by the narrowest of margins on Tuesday to confirm Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez as head of a left-wing coalition government.

Spain's lawmakers likely to back Sanchez coalition in tight vote

06 Jan 2020

MADRID, Jan 7 Spanish lawmakers are expected to vote by the narrowest of margins on Tuesday to confirm Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez as head of a left-wing coalition government.

French glassware maker Verallia kicks off IPO process

05 Sep 2019

PARIS French glass bottle maker Verallia said on Thursday it had begun the process for an initial public offering in Paris, setting the stage for the largest new listing in the country this year.

Scor CEO sets three-year growth targets to reassure shareholders

04 Sep 2019

PARIS French reinsurer Scor's CEO Denis Kessler, who opposed a takeover by rival Covea last year, on Wednesday unveiled growth targets for 2019-2021 as he sought to allay investor concerns over his strategy for the group.

BNP Paribas to cut 500 jobs at securities services arm in France

22 Aug 2019

PARIS BNP Paribas plans to cut around 500 jobs at its securities services arm in France, a union representative said on Thursday, as the bank seeks to reduce costs and retain competitiveness.

Targeted insurance offers French farmers some drought relief

05 Aug 2019

(This Aug. 1 story corrects first name of Meteo Protect CEO to Gabriel)

CORRECTED-Targeted insurance offers French farmers some drought relief

05 Aug 2019

* Parametric insurance designed initially for natural disasters

Investment banking weakness hits Credit Agricole's second quarter profits

02 Aug 2019

PARIS Credit Agricole , France's second-largest bank by market capitalisation, posted a sharp fall in second quarter profits on Friday, dragged down by a poor performance in its investment banking business.

SocGen's shares rise as bank boosts solvency ratio

01 Aug 2019

PARIS Shares of Societe Generale , France's third-largest bank by market capitalisation, jumped on Thursday after it hit its solvency target a year early, easing investor concerns it would have to raise more capital.

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