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Far from the record results of the CAC 40, companies on the razor’s edge

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At the start of the year, the good economic news is one after the other. Unemployment continues to fall, to 7.4% of the active population. Especially that of young people, which has fallen to its lowest level in forty years. CAC 40 companies are announcing record results. Almost 10 billion euros in profits for BNP Paribas. A doubling for LVMH, to 12 billion. Record also for TotalEnergies (14 billion), which felt obliged to grant a discount on gas to its most precarious customers and on fuel in rural areas.

In short, seen from large companies, everything is fine: there are even margins to increase wages. And the State, which will have more tax revenue, will be able to help the poorest or unemployed households.

But when you leave the CAC 40, the reality is more complicated. Illustration between Mulhouse and Strasbourg: the region, neighboring Switzerland and Germany, is prosperous, but business leaders are tense. And they did

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