Hollande Eyes French Insurers’ EU1.38 Trillion to Spur Housing

Hollande Eyes French Insurers’ EU1.38 Trillion to Spur Housing

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Hollande, who faces a slumping economy and joblessness at a 15-year high is under pressure to support construction as households have become reluctant to buy homes with prices near record highs.