Societe Generale SA (SOGN.PA)
24 May 2019
PARIS, May 21 Shareholders of French bank Societe Generale voted to give Chief Executive Frederic Oudea another four-year term as board member after he renewed his commitment to lift up the bank's profitability and solvency.
May 16 (IFR) - Betting on markets remaining calm has long been a popular, though risky, trade in finance. Now, a growing number of banks is looking to bring such strategies to corporate credit markets, the last major asset class where so-called short volatility trades are rare.
May 16 Paris-based Societe Generale said on Thursday it has received banking authorisation from Australia's financial regulator, years after winding down operations in the country.
The latest U.S. and Chinese round of planned tariffs on each other's imports may reduce global economic growth by 0.15% and lower China's gross domestic product by 0.5% and U.S. GDP by 0.25%, Societe Generale's U.S. chief economist said on Monday.
* SocGen in middle of restructuring plan (Adds comments from SocGen's CEO, analyst and details)
ABIDJAN The Ivorian arm of French bank Societe Generale made a net profit of 42 billion CFA francs ($72 million) in 2018, up 6 percent from 39.62 billion CFA francs in 2017, a company statement in newspaper Fraternite Matin showed on Thursday.
ABIDJAN, April 25 The Ivorian arm of French bank Societe Generale made a net profit of 42 billion CFA francs ($72 million) in 2018, up 6 percent from 39.62 billion CFA francs in 2017, a company statement in newspaper Fraternite Matin showed on Thursday.
PARIS Climate activists blocked thousands of employees from entering the headquarters of French bank Societe Generale, state-run utility EDF and oil giant Total on Friday, environmental group Greenpeace said.
* Says focuses on efficiency, gas and low-carbon power (Adds Total CEO comment)
MADRID Spanish building firm ACS has hired banks to help it decide whether to list its renewable energy unit, to take advantage of competitive prices in the sector, it said on Friday.