3,5 million will join the jobless rolls in Europe this year, as the global crisis batters labor markets. To discuss the rising wave of unemployment, D. Herbert talked to Stefano Scarpetta, head of the Employment Division at the OECD.
The European Central Bank kept its key interest rate unchanged at 2% on Thursday. FRANCE 24’s Raphael Kahane asked Jean-Claude Trichet, ECB president, how this “wait-and-see” approach can help the European economic down-turn.
Raphaël Kahane met Carlos Ghosn, President and CEO of Renault-Nissan alliance at the World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss the situation of the car industry amidt the economic turmoil and 2009 economic forecasts.
FRANCE 24's Raphael Kahane met Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of the French oil company Total, to discuss the future of energy prices and the impact of the global crisis on the company's investment projects.
FRANCE 24's Raphael Kahane met Serge Weinberg, chairman of Weinberg Capital Partners, to discuss the latest developments in the financial crisis, the health of the banking sector and the resilience of the credit crisis.