Keyword: future

Recovering French banks face new challenge ahead

Once shunned for exposure to debt in Greece and Italy, French bank stocks were top pick this year, but future competitivity doubts now cloud future.

The Economist sees 'compte à rebours' for Montebourg

French industry minister Arnaud Montebourg's recent awkward encounters with economic hot potatoes raise questions over his future in government.

Poll confirms the French are pessimistic about the future

Survey by Ifop shows 68 percent of the population are pessimistic about their future, despite the arrival of the new socialist government.