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Macron inherits France's first economic tailwind in a decade

Business confidence in the euro region's second-largest economy hits the highest level since 2011 in April

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With France's budget deficit just above the European Union's 3 per cent limit, Mr Macron (above) - benefiting from Mr Hollande's efforts to some degree - also faces reduced pressure to apply a fiscal brake on the economy.

Paris

EMMANUEL Macron may be the first French president in a decade to inherit an economic tailwind.

Business confidence in the euro region's second-largest economy is on the rise, hitting the highest level since 2011 last month, and a measure of private-sector activity points to

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