World News: 00:08 GMT Wednesday 12th June 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his measures to shake up the French economy now that yellow vest protests against him are abating and his popularity is picking up. In a speech to parliament, Macron's prime minister, Edouard Philippe, is expected to give more details on changes to the pension system and unemployment benefits in particular. The 'yellow vest' movement, which started as a revolt against fuel taxes, morphed into a broader challenge to Macron's presidency.
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