border closure beyond Easter under discussion, says von der Leyen

The aim is to prevent foreign nationals from clogging up already saturated health systems. By Le Figaro with Reuters Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission since July 2019. FRANCOIS LENOIR / POOL / AFP Discussions are underway on a possible extension of the closure of the external borders of the European Union […]

Gérald Darmanin extends the deadline to complete the declaration

Faced with the coronavirus crisis, the tax administration must adapt. Invited to the news at 8 p.m. on TF1, the Minister of Action and Public Accounts announced the postponement of the launch of the income tax declaration campaign for about ten days. “We should have declared his income [2019] from April 9, we will do […]

Historic fall of the French car market in March

A collateral victim of the coronavirus epidemic, the car trade was halted with measures to contain the population. Since March 17, all non-essential businesses, including car dealerships, have been closed, as part of the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic. Result: the French car market fell by 72.2% in March and is expected to fall by […]

On Wall Street, the worst quarter since 1987 for the Dow Jones

The coronavirus pandemic continues to haunt investors. The New York Stock Exchange ended in red Tuesday the worst quarter since 1987 for the Dow Jones and since 2008 for the S&P 500, while the coronavirus pandemic continues to haunt investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.84% to end at 21,917.16 points, which represents a […]

Swiss Post to focus on paying social benefits

In this period of confinement, if La Poste has set up a minimum service in sorting and distributing mail to protect its employees from the coronavirus epidemic, it does not forget its customers of La Banque Postale. In a statement published on Monday, the group indicates that next week – from April 6 to 10 […]

Vigorous rebound of oil in Asia after an abysmal drop in the price of a barrel

Oil prices rebounded in Asia on Tuesday from the lowest levels in 18 years, investors welcoming the stimulus measures taken by states in response to the economic crisis caused by the epidemic of coronavirus. WTI barrel for delivery in May, benchmark on the American market, was up 6.27% to 21.35 dollars around 3:40 GMT, while […]

G20 finance ministers to join videoconference on Tuesday

Finance ministers and central bank governors of G20 member countries will hold a second videoconference on Tuesday to strengthen measures against the coronavirus pandemic, the Saudi hosts said. The twenty economic powers are committed to “common frontIn the fight against the Covid-19 claiming to be ready to inject 5,000 billion dollars into the world economy, […]

towards an extension of the deadline for completing your tax return

Announcements should be made during the week. The 2020 campaign for reporting income for 2019 should logically start in early April. By Le Figaro with AFP The Minister of Action and Public Counts Gérald Darmanin, March 18. POOL / REUTERS Because of the coronavirus, the government is considering extending the deadline for declaring its income […]

The coronavirus from the wire

It is undeniable that the biological impact of major pests does not distinguish between rich and poor, but it is no less true thatThere were always classes and that was not going to stop happening in times of the coronavirus.According to NGOs, more than 168 million people were already in extreme risk before the outbreak […]

truckers called upon to exercise their right of withdrawal from this Monday

The CFDT, FO and CFTC unions denounce the “breaches” of health protection measures against the coronavirus. By Le Figaro with AFP In front of the roadside restaurant L’Escale in Déols, near Chateauroux. GUILLAUME SOUVANT / AFP Road transport unions CFDT, FO and CFTC call on drivers to exercise “individually” their right of withdrawal from this […]