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#Societe Generale

# societe-generale - Monday 12 February, 2018

Suspected mastermind on trial over France's 'heist of the century' more than 40 years later

In 2010, a career criminal wrote a book in which he portrayed himself as the heist’s mastermind. Now, he’s standing trial.

# societe-generale - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

He's walking 1400km from Rome to Paris but this €4.9bn rogue trader will be jailed

His walk is a “personal journey” aimed at bringing the message of Pope Francis’s November attack of the “tyranny” of financial markets.

# societe-generale - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Major French bank predicts next moves for Europe

Ahead of crunch talks between major country leaders and 6 September ECB meeting, Société Générale economist has some predictions: including possibly unlimited ECB bond-buying.

# societe-generale - Friday 9 December, 2011

Three top French banks downgraded by Moody's

The ratings agency says the ongoing euro crisis means the eurozone is a “fragile operating environment for European banks” at the moment.

# societe-generale - Monday 14 November, 2011

Column: Whistleblowers in banking are doing the right thing - but not for themselves

Former trader Nick Leeson finds that those who try to expose problems in the banking sector and would be heroes anywhere else are made pariahs in their world.

# societe-generale - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Moody's downgrades two French banks

In a widely anticipated move, the credit ratings agency has downgraded Société Générale and Crédit Agricole over fears of the banks’ potential exposure to Greek debt.

# societe-generale - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Mixed opening for European markets as French banks continue to stutter

Markets in London and Frankfurt are up ever-so-slightly, but the ISEQ and the CAC 40 are down as bank shares slide.