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Macron’s revival at risk as yellow vest violence flares

Bloomberg French President Emmanuel Macron seemed to have overcome the worst of the Yellow Vest protests. One Saturday of renewed violence has put him back in crisis management mode. Shops on Paris’s iconic Champs Elysé es were torched and 200 people were arrested, prompting Prime Minister Edouard Philippe’s office to ...

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FIS agrees to buy Worldpay for $43b as payment sector soars

Bloomberg Fidelity National Information Services Inc. agreed to acquire Worldpay Inc. for about $34 billion in cash and stock, the biggest deal ever in the booming international payments sector. FIS, based in Jacksonville, Florida, will also assume Worldpay’s debt, bringing the enterprise value of the deal to about $43 billion, ...

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