Daily Mail columnist Simon Heffer says Sarkozy outburst at Cameron follows a mounting sense of failure and a diminishing reputation.
The European Financial Stability Facility's spreads appear to have established a destructive correlation with France, with both hurt in knock-on spiral.
Paris's Praetorium, a tall office block opened in 2009, was the first step in President Sarkozy's revitalisation plan for La Défense. Today, it's still empty.
President Sarkozy promised an "ambitious and humble" year as leader of the G-20, and has a lot to be humble about, comments AP business writer.
Dexia has become the first casualty of the 2011 banking crisis, its Belgian arm being bought by Brussels with a 90bn-euro guarantee for its financing.
A senior European Central Bank official said concerns over French banks' exposure to the debt of Greece, Spain and Ireland are exaggerated.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is expected to meet Fraench President Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris on Friday, a Greek government official said.
German industrial group Siemens withdrew more than half-a-billion euros in deposits from a large French bank and transferred it to the ECB.
France dismissed concerns about its biggest banks, insisting that it had no plans to nationalize any of them despite a credit rating downgrade.
Distinguished UK economist warns that French government is just days away from recapitalizing the country's banking system for a second time.
French banks fell sharply amid concerns that the eurozone debt crisis was reaching an impasse that would force Greece into credit default.
The fire sweeping international stock markets brings the danger of a massive recession closer, amid frantic efforts by governments and central banks in Europe and America to ease the crisis. But, argues Martine Orange, the world of finance is starring into an abyss, only too aware that it is ‘game over' on three decades of easy money, with the public purse now empty and incapable of mounting a rescue as it did in 2008.
European governments will increase the EU's emergency rescue fund if need be to contain debt crisis, says French Finance Minister.
French bank Société Générale said it will not hit its profit target next year after suffering a near €400m writedown on its holding of Greek debt.
The Bank of France said Friday all four French banks taking part in the European stress tests have passed, thanks to diversified business models.