Drahi, fines for banks, Renault: the essential information of the day in eco

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

• A French assaulting the United States

Patrick Drahi, boss of Numericable-SFR, is entering the American market. Altice, parent company of the French telecoms operator, buys 70% of the American Suddenlink, valued at 9.1 billion dollars.

• New fine for large banks

Five major banks have just been fined nearly $ 6 billion for manipulating exchange rates. Traders have thus cheated on the biggest market in the world, to make a profit. Explanations.

• Renault on the attack in low cost

The new car for the Indian market, the Kwid, is priced very aggressively at around 5,000 euros. At this price, the car can reach 50% of the Indian market.

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Today’s figure: 34 million, the number of cars recalled in the United States because of defective airbags

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