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Finance minister Bruno Le Maire has built the 2021 budget on a forecast for 6 per cent growth this year. Photograph:  Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

The French economy is still on course to rebound 5 per cent this year despite the uncertainty created by the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the ce(...)

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France’s economy will take two years to recover from its worst post-war recession, triggered this year by the coronavirus outbreak, the central bank s(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron gives a TV address to the nation announcing sweeping new measures to stem the spread of the new Covid-19 virus. Photograph: France Televisions via AP

Relief is on the way for banks in France, Italy and Germany, as the region’s biggest economies resort to crisis-era tools to limit the damage from the(...)

Negative Danish mortgage rates might sound good, but it’s not quite  free money

With Danish banks heralding the advent of negative mortgage rates, which means that homeowners could be actually paid to borrow money to buy a home, I(...)

  European Central Bank policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau, who is also governor of the French central bank. Photogrpah: Toru Hanai/Reuters

All preparations have been made to protect Europe’s financial sector in case Britain leaves the European Union without a Brexit divorce deal, said Ban(...)

Analysts believe that the banks’ costs base still remains too high, with further job cuts likely over the coming years as lenders increase their spending on technology.

Next month marks the 10th anniversary of when Irish taxpayers started to inject money into the State’s domestic banks, a bill that ultimately balloon(...)

The leadership of the Single Supervisory Mechanism will change on January 1st. Photograph: Reuters

The European Central Bank’s next big appointment will cast a shadow that’s long enough to influence who succeeds Mario Draghi as president. Applicati(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

French president Emmanuel Macron set out the next phase of his plan to turn the country into a “startup nation” on Monday. In a bill that will go to (...)

The clock is ticking on Mario Draghi’s tenure as ECB president - but who will replace him? Photograph: STEPHANIE LECOCQ/EPA

Northern Europe’s claim for a turn at leading euro-area monetary policy in the era after Mario Draghi advanced over the weekend as two of its contend(...)

François Villeroy de Galhau, governor of the Banque de France, speaking at the symposium on financial globalisation at the Central Bank. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland’s corporate tax regime has been highlighted by the governor of the Bank of France, who has raised the danger of a “race to the bottom” in taxi(...)

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