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Tepid growth in the first half of the year was confirmed in recent weeks, and available third-quarter proxies have thus far failed to support analysts’ predictions of a pick-up through the remainder of the year. Consumer confidence ended the quarter at a two-year low as inflation ate into purchasing power, offsetting the effects of this year’s improved labor market on household spending. Moreover, survey-based data also showed waning enthusiasm across the private sector, while decelerating industrial output through August hints at loosened capacity and tame fixed-capital spending. Recent political events may produce a new narrative for the coming quarters, however. In late September, the government unveiled 2019’s draft budget, a measured spending plan set to rein-in expenditures and slash taxes in a bid to bolster the flagging economy—and bring the fiscal deficit to 2.8% of GDP. Moreover, following a series of high-level resignations, in mid-October Emmanuel Macron unveiled his new cabinet. The shake-up, which reshuffled some key personnel but left Bruno Le Maire in his post as finance minister, could stave-off a further loss of public support as Macron pushes forward with reforms to unemployment and pension benefits.

France - Stock Market Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Stock Market (annual variation in %)18.0  -0.5  8.5  4.9  9.3  

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France Facts

ValueChangeDate
Bond Yield0.790.46 %Nov 09
Exchange Rate1.140.65 %Nov 09
Stock Market5,117-0.29 %Nov 09

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