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A Renault car is seen in a show room at a Renault carmaker dealer, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman. PARIS (Reuters) - Renault ( RENA.PA ) finalised on Wednesday a 5 billion euro ($5.60 billion) loan from with the French government, strengthening the carmaker’s finances in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic which has ravaged the auto industry. Renault said that the credit facility carried a guarantee from the French state - which owns a 15% stake in Renault - of up to 90% of the total amount borrowed. Banks BNP Paribas ( BNPP.PA ), Credit Agricole ( CAGR.PA ), HSBC France ( HSBA.L ), Natixis ( CNAT.PA ) and SocGen ( SOGN.PA ) were involved in the credit deal. Full story

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