Reach will be much more expensive than expected. According to calculations by the Union of Industries (UIC), the only first phase of registration of chemicals used by European industries has already cost 2.1 billion euros. This amount corresponds to estimates from the European Commission for the entire upgrading REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of [...]
Spain explores all avenues to finance the recapitalization of its banks. Priority is a national response, which would allow Madrid to retain control of its financial sector. Asked Monday about the possibility of appeal to the European Stability Fund, the chief executive dismissed "any Spanish bank bailout." Mariano Rajoy contradicted a hypothesis raised by [...]
"Did you just thought that we were short of money?". The reactions coming from all directions in Greece, after the interview with severe Christine Lagarde at the Guardian newspaper, on the situation of the Hellenic peninsula, and the difficulties encountered daily by its citizens.
The message, left as nearly 3,000 others on the [...]
From our correspondent in Berlin
The German government will not slow to respond to calls from its European partners and the opposition in the Bundestag. According to information from Spiegel, Berlin is preparing a six-point plan to support growth in the troubled countries of the euro area. It provides for the establishment of [...]
Its historical valuation, IPO Facebook is becoming so also for the many irregularities that have glazed. In stock fiasco could even be followed by a financial scandal.
What action the most coveted of the year she could lose nearly 20% in three trading days? Having pointed to Morgan Stanley and the Nasdaq electronic [...]
Depending on whether you live in Bordeaux, Paris, Marseille, Toulouse and Dijon, you might have a different perception of economic growth in 2012. In fact, all over France will not be accommodated in the same boat, according to research firm Asterès, which recently released its new forecasts, region by region. "Some should be aware [...]
This is a realization of a long-term project that must be born earlier this week. The association Optics solidarity launches on Monday the "pass glasses." A device that should allow seniors whose financial resources are too thin to allow them to purchase a mutual good, to provide appropriate spectacles from their view. 8,000 to [...]
Our correspondents in Athens and Madrid
The eurozone is trying to stem the risk of bank runs at its periphery. In Greece, where the run on windows is the most serious – aggravated by the deterioration of the bank notes by the rating agencies – the Bank of Greece has corrected the figures [...]
Month after month, Europe confirms that it is a disaster area in the car. In April, sales of new cars fell 6.9% year on year, its seventh consecutive monthly decline. After falling 7.5% since the beginning of the year will likely decline in 2012 for the fifth consecutive year.
The situations are however [...]
Critics of the measure as its proponents can not but agree with Bernard Thibault: it will be "an event in Europe." Francois Hollande promised that one of his first acts would be to extend, by order, the possibility for some employees to retire at age 60. "This is the first time in many years [...]