Nuclear-dependent France orders safety checks of its 58 plants, but Prime Minister Francois...

|By:, SA News Editor

Nuclear-dependent France orders safety checks of its 58 plants, but Prime Minister Francois Fillon says it's "absurd" to think the Japanese plant explosions will "condemn" the nuclear energy from which France gets most of its power. Areva (ARVCY.PK) -6.7%; RWE (RWEOY.PK) -3.9%. GE -3%. (earlier)