Facebook, subsidized contracts, contact lenses: today’s eco recap

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.

• Price differentials for pinned contact lenses

The CLCV association denounces in a survey published on Tuesday a price difference which goes from simple to triple in the radius of contact lenses and their cleaning products. She is calling for a cap on reimbursements to encourage lower prices.

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• The illusion of contracts helped to reduce unemployment

Since his election, François Hollande has resorted massively to assisted contracts, without succeeding in reversing the unemployment curve.

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• Facebook opens a research center on artificial intelligence in Paris

The American Internet group is going to deploy a team of researchers on the subjects of artificial intelligence, one of the privileged fields of research of the Web giants.

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But also

The Minister of Finance announced on Tuesday the abolition of part of the interbank commissions. What does this mean for traders and consumers alike? The explanations of the Figaro.

Contrary to what one might think, city centers are not richer than suburbs, according to a study published on Tuesday by INSEE.

. A preliminary investigation was opened on May 20 against Agnès Saal. For her part, the Minister of Culture sent a complaint to the prosecutor. The latter must now decide on this case of embezzlement of public funds.

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