PARIS Luxury goods maker LVMH has agreed to buy Belmond , the owner of hotels including Venice's landmark Cipriani, for a total of $3.2 billion to raise its profile in upmarket hospitality. | Video
PARIS/LONDON Societe Generale is opening a Paris hub this month to clear derivatives in the European Union in the latest sign of euro business moving from Britain to the bloc ahead of Brexit.
PARIS/LONDON Dec 10 Societe Generale
is opening a Paris hub this month to clear derivatives in the
European Union in the latest sign of euro business moving from
Britain to the bloc ahead of Brexit.
PARIS/NEW YORK Thumbing through a thick binder detailing European mid-sized and family-owned firms, JP Morgan's Doug Petno has his sights set on a business Europe's banks have kept to themselves.
PARIS Three weeks of "yellow vest" protests have hit the French economy hard, with trade in shops, hotels and restaurants falling significantly, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday. | Video
* Paris hotel cancellations surge 20-50 percent, industry
PARIS AXA , Europe's second-biggest insurer, expects its profitability to improve in the next two years thanks to U.S. business brought in by its new XL arm, and said it would now focus on expanding in Asia.
PARIS AXA , France's biggest insurer, has extended its climate change policy to its recently acquired XL division, joining a growing list of European insurers that have taken action to help to tackle global warming.
* XL to stop insurance on coal-fired power plants
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PARIS French banks may end up relocating significantly fewer staff than originally expected from London to mainland Europe after Brexit, banking officials said on Friday.