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Macron Keeps Bruno Le Maire at the Helm of France’s Economy

Bruno Le Maire.

Bruno Le Maire.

Photographer: Nathan Laine/Bloomberg

Emmanuel Macron kept Bruno Le Maire as his finance minister, placing an old-hand on the frontlines of economic battles that will shape his second term as French President.

“My priorities: employment, industrial sovereignty and fighting inflation,” Le Maire said in a Tweet, thanking Macron and Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne for the re-appointment.