Socialist presidential hopefuls vow to tackle banks

France 24.

REUTERS – The top Socialist candidates for France’s presidential election next year promised on Wednesday to bring the banking system to heel, punish tax evaders and empower the government to steer a faltering economy toward recovery.

In their second televised debate ahead of a Socialist party primary next month, the six contenders argued over how much of a role the French state should play in nursing the economy to health and fixing a beleaguered banking system.





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