World Bank and HSBC launch green fund for emerging countries

Intended for the bond market, it aims to directly finance companies and projects aimed at accelerating the climate transition. HSBC Global Asset Management and IFC, a World Bank subsidiary dedicated to the private sector, raised $ 474 million. Jean-Christophe MARMARA / Le Figaro Its purpose is twofold: to support emerging countries and to contribute to […]

These American billionaires who got rich during the pandemic

The 600 ultra-rich Americans have seen their wealth increase by $ 434 billion, according to data compiled by two think tanks. By Le Figaro with AFP Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook boss, saw his fortune take off between March and May. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP American billionaires continue to make money while the Covid-19 pandemic is destroying […]

ECB rules out rapid economic rebound

The board of governors of the European Central Bank, at its meeting in late April, already dismissed the scenario of a rapid recovery of the European economy after the end of confinement, according to the report published Thursday. A rebound says “in V“, Which would quickly follow the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic,”can […]

Trump says G7 could finally take place at Camp David

Donald Trump takes the reins of the G7. While the June summit was to take place by videoconference because of the coronavirus, the American president spoke on Wednesday of the possibility of organizing it at Camp David. “Now that our country has embarked on its ‘return to greatness’, I plan to reprogram the G7, on […]

Two accomplices in the escape of Carlos Ghosn arrested in Boston

In Washington Two men suspected of having organized the escape of Carlos Ghosn from Japan in a box of musical equipment were arrested Wednesday morning near Boston by the American police. Michael Taylor, a former member of the Green Berets, the U.S. Special Forces, and his son Peter Taylor, were the subject of an extradition […]

Véran promises wage increases and system reform

A few days before the start of the “Ségur de la santé”, the government reversed its ambitions for the hospital. In the report of the Council of Ministers this Wednesday, the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, explained that “nothing will be like beforeFor the French healthcare system. “The whole of France saw what it owed […]

Didier Guillaume does not rule out having all slaughterhouse workers tested

The Minister of Agriculture Didier Guillaume returned this morning to FranceInfo on the situation of French slaughterhouses, where three foci of contamination by coronavirus have been detected. He announced in particular that it would be possible to test all the employees of the slaughterhouses or to slow down the pace in some of them, if […]

Secretary of State Laurent Pietraszewski combines pensions and “protection of employees against the Covid”

The government’s “Monsieur pensions” inherits a second ministerial portfolio from the Minister of Labor, Muriel Pénicaud. By Le Figaro with AFP Laurent Pietraszewski. Wikimedia Commons The pension reform being “suspended“Until further notice, Secretary of State Laurent Pietraszewski inherits a second ministerial portfolio and will be”responsible for protecting employee health against the Covid-19 epidemic“, According to […]

health protocols begin to be tested in French factories

To reconcile resumption of activity and compliance with health rules, numerous measures have been implemented in industries. By Véronique Guillermard and Valérie Collet On assembly lines, workers had to get used, in addition to conventional equipment (masks, gloves, glasses, visors) to Plexiglass walls (here Renault). MARTIN BUREAU / AFP Since May 11, the date of […]