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Euronext extends Oslo Bors takeover offer on same terms

11 Mar 2019

PARIS/OSLO European exchange group Euronext on Monday extended its offer for Oslo Bors, while keeping the terms unchanged, as its battle with Nasdaq for control of Norway's stock market operator escalates.

BNP Paribas to cut up to 2,500 jobs at its Belgian bank

01 Mar 2019

PARIS BNP Paribas reached an agreement with unions over a plan to cut as many as 2,500 jobs at its Belgian retail banking unit by 2021 as part of an effort to bring down costs.

JPMorgan plans temporary Paris hub for 200 staff if no-deal Brexit

28 Feb 2019

LONDON/PARIS JPMorgan has secured additional office space on the outskirts of Paris to house up to 200 staff who could be billeted to the French capital at short notice, under plans to cope with the fallout from a 'no deal' Brexit, sources told Reuters.

French sports store pulls hijab for women joggers over furor

27 Feb 2019

PARIS A French sporting goods chain pulled a hijab for women joggers from its shelves after it came under fire from politicians and on social media.

French sports store pulls hijab for women joggers over furore

27 Feb 2019

PARIS, Feb 27 A French sporting goods chain pulled a hijab for women joggers from its shelves after it came under fire from politicians and on social media.

UBS ignored whistleblower warnings in French tax case - judgement

22 Feb 2019

PARIS UBS was warned numerous times over a period of at least six years that its French private bank risked breaking local tax laws, according to the written judgement in a case where the Swiss bank faces a 4.5 billion euro (3.9 billion pounds penalty.

UBS ignored whistleblower warnings in French tax case: judgment

22 Feb 2019

PARIS UBS was warned numerous times over a period of at least six years that its French private bank risked breaking local tax laws, according to the written judgment in a case where the Swiss bank faces a 4.5 billion euro ($5.10 billion) penalty.

Insurer AXA reports lower 2018 net profit after IPO costs and natural disasters

21 Feb 2019

PARIS Net profits at AXA, Europe's second biggest insurer, fell sharply as a result of charges related to its U.S. unit's initial public offering (IPO) and a spate of natural disasters, although AXA hoped for higher earnings this year.

UBS to appeal after fined 4.5 billion euros in French tax fraud case

20 Feb 2019

PARIS A French court found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion, ordering it to pay 4.5 billion euros (£3.9 billion) in penalties. | Video

Gericht verurteilt UBS zu Rekordstrafe von 4,5 Mrd Euro

20 Feb 2019

Paris/Zürich Ein Gericht in Frankreich hat die UBS wegen Steuerhinterziehung und Geldwäsche zu einer Rekordstrafe von 4,5 Milliarden Euro verurteilt.

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