Category: Macron

Macron Surges in Polls During Coronavirus Crisis
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Macron Surges in Polls During Coronavirus Crisis

French President Emmanuel Macron has seen a huge surge in popularity during the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, increasing to popularity not seen since February 2018. A poll released by the firm Ifop for Paris Match and broadcaster Sud Radio has shown that the French leader has been boosted a full 13 points in the polls over…

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Macron Puts France on 15-Day Lockdown in Coronavirus ‘Health War’
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Macron Puts France on 15-Day Lockdown in Coronavirus ‘Health War’

French President Emmanuel Macron has enacted measures to lock down all of France for 15 days and has declared that the country is facing a “health war” as coronavirus cases increase. The French president announced the new measures in a televised address to the French nation on Monday evening saying that the coronavirus outbreak has…

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Macron announces €5 billion late-stage investment pledge  from institutional investors
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Macron announces €5 billion late-stage investment pledge from institutional investors

President Emmanuel Macron announced in a speech ahead of France Digitale Day that the French government has convinced institutional investors to invest more heavily in late-stage VC funds and asset managers in one way or another. Institutional investors have committed to investing $5.5 billion (€5 billion). “We’ll have €2 billion that will go in so-called…

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