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Paris Businesses Assess Damage After 2nd Weekend of Protests

Retailers, hotels and restaurants in Paris Monday assessed damages brought on by a second weekend of violent "yellow vest" protests. "The impact is severe and ongoing," French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said Monday, noting that the effect was nationwide, though Paris was most severely hit. Some restaurants lost 20 to 50 percent of their takings, and some retailers had seen sales decline between 20 and 40 percent, Le Maire said, following a meeting with business...

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