Some CAC-40 Companies Have Low Exposure To France

Some of the constiuents of the CAC-40 index have low exposure to the domestic market. Similar to major firms in the FTSE-100, some large French firms derive most of their revenues from markets outside of France. Hence stock performance of these firms is more dependent on overseas economies than France. The following chart from a …

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French Stocks in Focus

The French election is currently under-way. Tomorrow global investors may react based on the outcome of this divisive election. For US investors, only 11 French companies now trade on the organized exchanges. However those willing to go to the OTC markets have an additional 102 companies to choose from. Among the major firms trading on the NYSE …

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Export and Import Partners of France

France is one of the largest economies in Europe and the world. With an estimated GDP of $2.6 Trillion in 2015 based on purchasing power parity the French economy is the 11th largest in the world. France is a major player in international trade.Similar to other major developed European nations France trades with a diversified set …

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Which French Companies Are Global Multinationals?

The 32 largest French firms appearing in the Fortune Global 500 List for 2012 are listed below. These firms were ranked based on revenues. These companies can be considered as France’s multinational giants.     Source: Fortune Global 500, Fortune Carrefour SA (CRRFY) is one of the world’s largest retailers. It is bigger than US giant Walmart(WMT) …

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The List of ADRs Subject to the French Financial Transaction Tax

France instituted a Financial Transaction Tax on some French stocks earlier this year. The companies falling under this new regulation are based on the following condition: Listed on a French or foreign regulated market. Issued by a company whose headquartered in France and whose capitalisation exceeds one billion euro on 1 December, 2011. The list …

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