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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(...)

European Central Bank policymaker François Villeroy de Galhau expressed confidence in the resilience of the euro zone

Italian voters’ defeat of a referendum on constitutional reforms cannot be compared to Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, European Central Ba(...)

President François Hollande’s government is to update its main economic and deficit forecasts on Tuesday. Photograph: Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images

France’s central bank governor warned presidential candidates on Tuesday that French credibility in Europe hinged on the country respecting the curren(...)

G20 finance Ministers and Central Bank governors including from left  Germany’s federal minister of finance Wolfgang Schauble, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria leave after a group photo in Chengdu in Southwestern China’s Sichuan province on Sunday. Photograph: AP

The world’s biggest economies will work to support global growth and better share the benefits of trade, politicians said on Sunday after a meeting d(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi. The ECB is expected to cut its deposit rate by 10 basis points to -0.4 per cent in March, charging banks even more to park their cash overnight, and investors also expect the bank to beef up its €1.5 trillion asset purchase programme. (Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters)

Prices in the euro zone fell in February, falling short of already depressed expectations and virtually ensuring another round of policy easing from (...)

Frankfurt, Germany. Wednesday’s industrial output data for Britain, France and Italy followed news a day earlier of a shock plunge in Germany, setting back expectations that economic growth across the continent might be picking up in 2016.

Europe’s top four economies suffered steeper drops in industrial output during December than any analyst had forecast, a grim sign for the global econ(...)

Karl Marx: his warning that history repeats itself first as tragedy and then as farce has modern application. Any populist government in Europe might succeed in raising growth with banking policies – but this make them so dangerous. Photograph: Imagno/Getty

Rereading John Weitz’s biography of Hjalmar Schacht, Hitler’s Banker, I noted some interesting parallels between the 1930s and now that I had not cons(...)

Exports were a bright spot, up 1.7 per cent in the second quarter after growing by 1.3 per cent in the first quarter

The French economy came to an unexpected standstill in the three months to June after a strong first quarter, as a jump in exports was not strong eno(...)

President Francois Hollande’s Socialist government expects growth of just 0.4 per cent this year

France’s economy is on course to grow 0.1 per cent in the final quarter of the year, led by modest gains in industrial and services activity, the cent(...)

BNP Paribas’ 64-year old chief operating officer is to retire on Sept 30th and will step down from his duties on June 30th at his own request, the Fr(...)

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