Credit Mutuel is a French banking network consisting of 5,390 local cooperatives and mutual funds, grouped into 18 regional federations, including the national confederation. Read more »
Banks in France
French banks have a reputation of a reliable financial institutions not only in France, but also in the European Union. Large banks have a lot of representative offices and branches both in the country and abroad. Companies and individuals can open a checking and savings accounts, get a loans and send/receive funds via money transfers.
A foreigner staying or planning to stay in France for more than three months, has the right to open a bank account (compte bancaire) in a French bank. An alien who is not residing permanently in France, can open an account for French non-residents (compte non-résident). Read more »
Banque de France (The Bank of France) is the central bank of France, a member of the European System of Central Banks. The Bank is headquartered in Paris. Read more »
France is a highly developed country, nuclear and space power. In terms of total volume of economy, the country ranks second in the Eurozone. Read more »
List of official non-working public holidays when banks in France remain closed in 2014 calendar year: Read more »
The international rating agency Fitch has downgraded the long-term ratings of major French banks. According to the official press release from Fitch, it concerns the banks Credit Agricole, Societe Generale, Groupe BPCE, Dexia and Dexia Credit Local and their ratings were lowered by one point – from A + to A. Read more »