China Again the Top US Creditor

The US Treasury said Tuesday 15th August that China had made in June, its most important purchases of US debt securities for six years. Beijing becomes the first US creditor. More than 19 800 billion dollars! It’s mind-boggling amount of US government debt in June. An amount that attracts the desires of many foreign investors, and primarily of …

Brexit: London Willing to Pay 40 Billion Euros

MONEY MONEY MONEY: The sum mentioned (by the press) is much lower than 100 billion which is being asked by Brussels … Britain is ready to pay up to 40 billion euros to the European Union under the financial regulations that will accompany its release of the Union, says the Sunday Telegraph , citing government sources. This is …

Bitcoin Splits in Two Currencies on Divisive Background

ECONOMY: Scheduled for a while, the event of Bitcoin splitting into two currencies caused a fall in prices on Tuesday … A rift in the land of crypto-currencies. Cash bitcoin, has appeared on Tuesday following a split in the bitcoin community, the result of a disagreement concerning the speed of transactions. Specifically, the protesters launched a proposal …

The Allocation de Rentrée Scolaire (ARS) Will be Paid on 17th August, but are You Entitled?

The Allocation de Rentrée Scolaire or school allowance, which helps parents with modest incomes to pay for the binders and other supplies, will be paid to more than 2.8 million families from the 17th August, announced Tuesday by the Ministry of Education. As announced under the previous Government, Back to School Allowance, the Allocation de Rentrée …

Brexit: 23 Cities Want to Host EU Agencies

No less than 23 cities have applied to host the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority. The two European agencies will leave London after Brexit. At stake ? Promising economic benefits. “We too have a chic queen” , the Dutch launched their video extolling the merits of Amsterdam and its fish and chips. The city wants to host …

Manitou, A double-digit growth in the First Half of 2017

With + 17% compared to the period January-June 2016, the Manitou Group, headquartered in Ancenis (Loire-Atlantique), after displaying an “excellent” first half of 2017. “The group has an excellent half with strong growth in activity resulting from acceleration in global markets, including rental companies, and strengthening our performance because of market share recognized products and …