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Matthieu Protard

Rothschild strikes new deal in Britain with takeover of Livingstone

24 Oct 2019

PARIS, Oct 24 Rothschild, the historic banking firm whose alumni include French President Emmanuel Macron, on Thursday struck its second British takeover deal in a few months, with the acquisition of boutique financial advisory firm Livingstone.

French Thales' nine-month order intake down 6%

22 Oct 2019

Paris, French defense firm Thales TCFP.PA - which cut its full-year sales target last week - said on Tuesday that its order intake for the first nine months of the year had fallen six percent to 12.41 billion euros ($13.84 billion) on organic basis.

Paris knife attacker 'heard voices' on eve of rampage: source

04 Oct 2019

PARIS The wife of the French IT worker who fatally stabbed four of his co-workers at Paris police headquarters has told investigators her husband heard voices in his head the night before the attack, a source close to the investigation said.

Investment banking weakness hits Credit Agricole's second quarter profits

02 Aug 2019

PARIS Credit Agricole , France's second-largest bank by market capitalisation, posted a sharp fall in second quarter profits on Friday, dragged down by a poor performance in its investment banking business.

UPDATE 2-Investment banking weakness hits Credit Agricole's Q2 profits

02 Aug 2019

* Credit Agricole shares fall 4.3% (Adds detail and background)

SocGen's shares rise as bank boosts solvency ratio

01 Aug 2019

PARIS Shares of Societe Generale, France's third-largest bank by market capitalisation, jumped on Thursday after it hit its solvency target a year early, easing investor concerns it would have to raise more capital.

AXA's first-half profit falls after writing down value of Equitable Holdings

01 Aug 2019

PARIS French insurer AXA's net profit fell 17% in the first half of the year after booking charges related to the valuation of its remaining stake in Axa Equitable Holdings and the mark-to-market valuation of derivatives.

UPDATE 1-AXA's H1 profit falls after writing down value of Equitable Holdings

01 Aug 2019

PARIS, Aug 1 French insurer AXA's net profit fell 17% in the first half of the year after booking charges related to the valuation of its remaining stake in Axa Equitable Holdings and the mark-to-market valuation of derivatives.

BNP Paribas buoyed by corporate and investment banking

31 Jul 2019

PARIS French bank BNP Paribas posted forecast-beating quarterly profit on Wednesday, boosted by its corporate and investment banking (CIB) business, lifting its share price by more than 3%.

UPDATE 2-BNP Paribas buoyed by corporate and investment banking

31 Jul 2019

PARIS, July 31 French bank BNP Paribas posted forecast-beating quarterly profit on Wednesday, boosted by its corporate and investment banking (CIB) business, lifting its share price by more than 3%.

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