French firms less plaintive about euro than Sarkozy


By Swaha Pattanaik and Marcel Michelson PARIS, July 27 (Reuters) - Corporate France is coping better with euro strength than suggested by President Nicolas Sarkozy. Sarkozy is on a campaign to use the euro as a tool for growth and has riled some of France's European partners and the European Central Bank by repeatedly calling on the independent ECB to take more account of the euro's export-denting rise. But corporate results this week showed firms in the euro zone's second biggest ...

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