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French to English translations [PRO] Bus/Financial - Finance (general)
French term or phrase:métiers actions
Il (le produit net bancaire) est tiré par une forte croissance organique des revenus dans tous les métiers : les revenus des Réseaux France affichent une nette progression marquée par une activité dynamique sur la clientèle des particuliers et surtout sur la clientèle commerciale; ceux de la Banque de Financement et d’Investissement sont en hausse significative, tirés par les bonnes performances des métiers actions; ...
I have translated and edited the term 'métier' for Paris Investment banks regularly. My colleagues and I have come to use the term 'equities business line' for our UK versions or equities business or equities business unit for our US versions. However, there is no law that dictates what companies call a 'business', 'business line', 'business unit', division, department, desk, floor, etc. They can organize and name as they wish.
Most investment banks have extensive websites that explain their organization multi-lingually and you will often be able to find whether a particular company calls its 'métiers' 'business','business line', 'division'. etc.
Unfortunately, sometimes there is not even consistency within the companies!
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Adam Lankamer Luxembourg Local time: 00:26 Specializes in field Native speaker of: Polish PRO pts in category: 117
4 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
Explanation: Since "métiers" is in the plural, this could refer to more than one type of business or activity, hence "equities businesses" rather than department/division etc.
Rob Grayson United Kingdom Local time: 23:26 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 718
1 hr confidence: peer agreement (net): -1
Explanation: my understanding
mimi 254 Local time: 23:26 Native speaker of: English, French PRO pts in category: 110