Essentials of Business News at 5:00 PM (3:00 PM GMT)

PARIS (awp/afp) – Update on this Friday’s economic news at 5:00 pm (3:00 pm GMT):

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France: Private salaried employment increased significantly by 1.2% or 239,500 net job creation (INC) in the second quarter

– Trade deficit widens to 34.8 billion euros in the first half of 2021 (customs)

United States: Nearly one million jobs created in July

– USA: Unemployment rate fell to 5.4% in July

Germany: Unexpected drop of 1.3 percent in industrial production in June

COVID: Germany enforces a quarantine for travelers arriving from the south of France

France: From Monday, health passes will be required in many places, including cafes and restaurants as well as some shopping centers

United Kingdom: Store visits stalled after improvement in July

Wine: French production is expected to drop from 24% to 30% in 2021, a “historically low” level, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

Allianz: Net income up 46% in second quarter

– The insurer recognizes deficiencies in the management of its asset management subsidiary Allianz Global Investors

ING: Net profit in the second quarter rose by almost 5 to 1.46 billion euros

Almost half a billion euros loss for Barcelona, ‚Äč‚ÄčLionel Messi barred from retaining due to financial reasons

Pegasus case: 17 journalists from 7 countries file RSF complaint against Israeli company NSO Group

India: Central bank did not change rates





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Introducing mandatory COVID-19 health pass for access to closed spaces such as bars and restaurants

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Employment and Unemployment Rate for July – (2:30 PM)

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