LE FIGARO. – Retirees are they favored over active?
Henri Sterdyniak. – Clearly not. Tax benefits they receive are 1375 euros per household, or 12.5 billion euros. Those enjoyed by assets amounted to EUR 1 600 per household, or 25.7 billion euros.
How do you explain that pensioners benefit from a reduced [...]
The atmosphere is far from rosy between government and business leaders. Despite the exceptional presence of Jean-Marc Ayrault and a handful of ministers at the opening of the Summer University of MEDEF, employers have never had much sense of being misunderstood and unloved. Pleasantries and pronounced against them by the Prime Minister (see below) [...]
The Economy Minister, Pierre Moscovici, a communication will be Wednesday cabinet about raising the ceiling of the booklet A, Bercy said. It will only give an outline of the reform, the specific terms to be unveiled in September. Before his election in May, the candidate Hollande promised a doubling of the ceiling favorite book [...]
From our correspondent in Rome
Seen from Italy, two factors combined to bend the inflexible Angela Merkel and her allies of convenience, beginning with Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen who had previously blasted the Italian proposals.
First, the determination of the Italian prime minister who ran in the top pocket with an [...]
Some real estate in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat were concluded at much higher prices, but one that has just been signed between a British and Czech billionaire Radovan Vitek, in Nice, still amounts to tens of million. The crisis in the euro area and economic uncertainties have not prevented the signing for 48 million euros from the [...]
As the crisis in the euro area worsens, U.S. President Barack Obama urged Europeans to "act" as soon as possible to recapitalize Spanish banks, to convince the Greeks to stay in the euro area, and offset by the austerity growth measurements. He advised Europeans to reform its banking sector as the U.S. did in [...]
Exceptional milk campaign. The approximately 4 million French cows, mostly Holstein, black and white, have produced 24 billion liters of milk during the last season (April 2011-March 2012). A level not seen since the late 1980s, according to the Agreste, the statistics department of the Ministry of Agriculture.
The air hole of 2009, [...]
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 [...]
Five months after the sinking of Concordia, Costa Cruises ship owner wants to turn the page by launching a new ship, the Fascinosa, luxurious building 290 meters long, up to and seventeen bridges capable of carrying 3800 passengers. Some 510 million euros have been invested to build the fleet of the fifteenth unit in [...]
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