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04:26 Jul 19, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
English term or phrase: bellwether
The technology-oriented Nasdaq index has continued to fall sharply in the past month, with the selling pressure broadening out to include high quality, big capitalised BELLWETHERS such as Sun Microsystems, Oracle and Cisco, but it is now showing some signs of stabilising.
Vronique Gigot
French translation:see below
Explanation:
Bellwheter is a big reputed fiancial corpration which has a worldwide reputation for soundennes and therefore they are synonimous with big giants.
When you say " BELLWHETERS" you imply big names in capital markets. In FRENCH you can say such as "les Bellwheters"
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Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 00:18
Grading comment
Thank you very much. Your advise is very helpful and perfectly fits the context. Véronique
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18 mins
see below


Explanation:
Bellwheter is a big reputed fiancial corpration which has a worldwide reputation for soundennes and therefore they are synonimous with big giants.
When you say " BELLWHETERS" you imply big names in capital markets. In FRENCH you can say such as "les Bellwheters"

Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 00:18
PRO pts in pair: 122
Grading comment
Thank you very much. Your advise is very helpful and perfectly fits the context. Véronique
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58 mins
indicateurs


Explanation:
Le mois dernier, l'indice Nasdaq (très influencé par le domaine de la technologie) a continué à fortement baisser avec la généralisation du mouvement vente à des sociétés à capital élevé servant d'indicateurs de tendance globale telles que Sun Microsystems, etc.


    Robert & Collins
Fr?d?rique
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1 hr
Leaders


Explanation:
Even though I prefer the word Bellwethers ('qui font le beau temps') , "Bellwethers" in French is 'leaders'
Go to e.g. www.leaders-Belgium.com



Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 19:48
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
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1 hr
see below


Explanation:
I think the allusion to " bellwheters" should also be refelecetd in the French text.

Telesforo Fernandez
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