Protesters against Macron’s Pension Reform Storm Euronext Offices

Group of protesters on Thursday briefly stormed offices of stock market operator Euronext in Paris’ La Defense business district, in the protest against Macron’s pension reform, which include

Protesters opined that big companies must pay up to finance pensions.

Red flares were thrown in front of the building and police used tear gas to disperse the crowd.


Despite nationwide protests, France’s Constitutional Council last week approved President Emmanuel Macron’s controversial pension plan to raise the retirement age to 64.

The Frence’s council passed the core of the pension reforms on Friday, including the increase in the retirement age from 62 to 64. Meanwhile, the council also rejected a bid to hold a citizens’ referendum on the reform.