Airbus, purchasing power, pensions: the essential eco info of the day

THE ECO SCAN – Didn’t you have time to look at the economic news on Tuesday? Le Figaro summarizes the main topics of the day for you.

• Concerns about Airbus engines

The aircraft manufacturer asks the operators of the aircraft to “carry out checks” of the electronic engine management system. Without however establishing a link between this potential problem and the crash in Seville on May 9.

• When mortgage lending saves purchasing power

Those who took out a mortgage saved 520 euros in 2014 compared to May 2012. Even if a first bank has just raised its rates, the French should continue to take on debt cheaply this year.

• Prices of retirement homes by region

The prices of private EHPADs can vary from 1,500 to more than 6,000 euros from one establishment to another. It is in Île-de-France that stays are the most expensive, with an average monthly cost estimated at 3,046 euros.

But also…

: the Minister of Labor, François Rebsamen, this morning received the conclusions of a report on discrimination and announced that the 2006 law which provided for the generalization of this tool to all companies with more than 50 employees will be repealed.

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Bosses at HSBC, UBS and 15 other major financial institutions are worried about the consequences of very low interest rates and the current financial instability. They are urging regulators to act.

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The sentence of the day: “EDF is making an ambitious proposal for Areva”. In one, the CEO of EDF, Jean-Bernard Lévy, defends the logic of a takeover of the nuclear group’s reactor activity.

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(Danièle Guinot, Isabelle de Foucaud, Hayat Gazzane, the Figaro computer graphics department, Maxime Brigand, Christine Lagoutte, Marie Théobald, Mathilde Golla and the Figaro and Figaro.fr teams)