LES ECHOS

France's top business daily, Les Echos covers domestic and international economic, financial and markets news. Founded in 1908, the newspaper has been the property of French luxury good conglomerate LVMH (Moet Hennessy - Louis Vuitton) since 2007.

France

Macron v. Le Pen, A 200-Year-Old War Over Economic Philosophy

The French election coincides with the bicentennial of British economist David Ricardo's semi...

France

French Election: A Nation Of Reason Sliding Into Political Extremism

Four candidates, including one from the extreme left and one for extreme right, are in a virtual ...

France

When Algorithms Enter The Courtroom

PARIS — On the left-hand side of the blue screen, court decisions appear at the speed of light. Some words are highlighted. Simultaneously, on the right-hand side, a map of France takes shape. ...

France

Haussmann’s 19th-Century Paris: A Model Of Sustainability

PARIS — In their quest for a sustainable urban future, city planners can learn a lot from history. And in Paris, that can mean just taking a moment to look around. Georges-Eugène Haussmann, ...

France

Sting Operation, In Search Of The Perfect Bee

PARIS — Researchers are on the hunt for the perfect bee. Today, pesticides, mites, viruses and other parasites decimate tens of millions of colonies of pollinators on the planet. Researchers ...

China

Inside The Global Zipper War

Japanese and Chinese rivals battle for dominance in this billion-dollar industry, a tale of a wor...

France

Have U.S.-Europe Relations Changed Forever?

After Brexit and Trump, Europe is forced to fight back. The precious Transatlantic Alliance may b...

China

Trump Will Make China Stronger — And More Skittish

-Analysis- PARIS — For more than 70 years, the United States was the ultimate life insurance policy for Europe against the Soviet and now Russian thirst for power. The U.S. also held sway in ...