“All the bosses I meet are in a state of great uncertainty,” says the Medef boss

Between inflation and the Ukraine conflict, the economic context seems uncertain for business leaders. While France’s gross domestic product (GDP) eventually contracted 0.2% in the first quarter, French business leaders seem to be navigating.uncertainty“. also readThe Medef advocates targeted measures in favor of purchasing power SEE ALSO – United States: Joe Biden hosts Fed chairman … Read more

The “laser” for smoking cessation: be careful smoking

AFP, published on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 10:53 am With the laser “Quit smoking in one session”, “85% success rate”: these enticing promises abound on the internet in France. But beware, this technique, like other supposed miracle methods, has not been scientifically validated, doctors and authorities warn. “1 year warranty & no weight gain”, … Read more

Salvadorans squat down

AFP, published on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 09:23 Bitcoin’s dollar value has shrunk by almost half since it gained legal tender status like the dollar in El Salvador in September 2021: Salvadorans have become accustomed to cowering under the storm. The law still requires traders to accept bitcoin as payment, but now the cryptocurrency … Read more

the central bank cuts its key interest rate from 14% to 11%

AFP, published on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 10:26 am Russia’s central bank has cut interest rates from 14% to 11%, mainly to cushion the fallout of the ruble’s strength as the authorities grapple with sanctions imposed over the Ukraine offensive. “External conditions for the Russian economy remain difficult, which significantly limits economic activity,” the … Read more

PlayStation Days of Play SALE: PlayStation Store promotions, in-store discounts on PS4 and PS5 exclusives and more

Every year before the summer shows Interactive entertainment from Sony offers his days of the gamewhich allows us to get the games and accessories with which we have fun on PS5 and PS4 at a low price. Operations will therefore return in 2022 no later than tomorrow, Wednesday May 25th, until June 8th., or two … Read more

Spurred on by the health crisis, home delivery continues to increase

AFP, published Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 11:37 am Home delivery of meals is well embedded in the consumption habits of the French, having increased by 35% in a year in the first quarter, according to a study by the NPD Group, after having increased by 85% in 2021 compared to pre-Covid levels. With the … Read more

End of an era, New York shuts down its last phone booth

New York City opened its last coin-operated phone kiosk, the famous “pay phone booth», replaced by free Wi-Fi hotspots a few years ago. But rest assured Superman fans: Manhattan will keep four phone booths closed, the ones in which journalist Clark Kent transforms into a superhero. also readCalling while driving, death at the turn? On … Read more

“The horizon has darkened” over the economy, the head of the IMF stated in Davos

“The year is going to be toughBut without the risk of a global recession, warned the IMF chief, who cut his forecast for global growth by 0.8 points in April. “The horizon has darkenedon the world economy, noted the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva during a conference in Davos on … Read more

According to Lagarde, the era of negative interest rates could end “by the end of the third quarter”.

The institute is forced to react to high inflation. European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde signaled on Monday that an exit from the negative interest rate era could happen in the third quarter, with runaway inflation forcing the institution to act. also readBrexit: The ECB raises the tone against the banks of the city … Read more

Accor CEO urges hotel owners to ‘openly raise their prices’

Accor’s CEO urged the hoteliers who manage the group’s operations to “openly raise their prices“, to the “regain financial viability” after two years of health crisis and to adapt to “highly inflationary operating costsassociated with rising wages and energy prices. Present Friday”Highlights 2021During the group’s general meeting, Sébastien Bazin mentioned “the desire to travel (which) … Read more