markets

French PM calls on Brussels to increase support for farmers

International — Link

Amid increasing protests by French farmers Manuel Valls says EU has 'done too little, too late' in response to downturn in agricultural markets.

Orange fined €350m in France for market abuse

France — Link

French anti-trust authority said Orange, formerly France Telecom, kept business clients from switching to competitors' phone services.

Recovering French banks face new challenge ahead

France — Link

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.