INTERNATIONAL. If the financial market believes that Hollande is serious, French interest rates will rise, and the deficit will increase. Ambitious people will refrain from investing and working in a country hostile to income inequality and as a result unemployment will rise as well.
SAUDI ARABIA. Increase in foreign direct investment seen as part of efforts to diversify the economy and boost investment inflows into the kingdom; National Transformation Programme updates to be revealed at Saudi Forum 2017.