The France leads in financing from the European Investment Bank for climate initiatives

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In 2023, France surged to the top position among the countries benefiting from European Investment Bank (EIB) financing dedicated to combating climate change and mitigating its effects. The loans from the European Investment Bank (EIB) have always been particularly popular in France. With nearly €12 billion invested in businesses and local authorities in 2023, an … Read more

The British bank TSB is going to cut jobs and close branches, according to its Spanish owner


TSB, the British lender owned by the Spanish Sabadell, is set to cut jobs and close branches to improve its efficiency, the CEO of the Spanish bank said during a press conference on Thursday, after TSB set aside restructuring costs of £29 million. British banks – including rivals Barclays and Lloyds – have ramped up … Read more

This significant crisis that threatens the United States


In recent months, the U.S. Federal Reserve has raised interest rates at the fastest pace in forty years to combat historic inflation. While attention is focused on the Middle East, rising prices persist in the United States, and yields on U.S. Treasury bonds are reaching peaks, forcing the Fed to make increasingly difficult choices. The … Read more

The EU is counting on the Capital Markets Union to overcome the crisis


The European Union has finally adopted measures facilitating the establishment of a capital market. The goal is to encourage capital to stay within the European economic space to maintain sufficient funding for businesses to recover from the crisis. Could this be the creation of a real capital market in Europe? That’s certainly what the European … Read more

USA: Recovery in Manufacturing Activity in December


The manufacturing activity in the United States rebounded more than expected in December, although it remained in contraction territory, according to the monthly survey by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) published on Wednesday. The ISM Manufacturing Index came in at 47.4, compared to 46.7 in October and September. Economists surveyed by Reuters had expected … Read more

Inflation, real estate crisis… What roles are there in finance?


Inflation in energy and food prices, increasing poverty, the end of “whatever it takes,” rising interest rates… Our economy is facing tough challenges. But what role does the financial sector play in the current crisis? Is it a cause, and more importantly, can it be part of the solution? A geopolitical crisis before a financial … Read more