Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1800 -1.20% -0.0143
GBP/USD 1.2789 -0.30% -0.0039
GBP/JPY 140.8082 0.64% 0.8922
GBP/CHF 1.2730 -0.27% -0.0035
GBP/CAD 1.7227 -0.37% -0.0063
EUR/USD 1.0838 1.04% 0.0112
USD/JPY 110.0945 0.93% 1.0195

French Presidential Elections 2017 - Analysts react

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Alexander Bueso12 minutes ago

"The result is more than a risk avoided. It offers a genuine chance to reform France and strengthen the Eurozone and the EU. Fillon and Hamon immediately endorsed Macron. Fading political risk in France adds to the chance that French and Eurozone growth can surprise to the upside this year.

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French equity futures jump after election result, analysts divided

Alexander Bueso20 minutes ago

Equity futures were pointing to a sharply higher open for French stocks after centrist Emanuelle Macron was revealed to have won the first round of voting in the country's presidential elections at the weekend.

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Macron and Le Pen to face-off in French second round vote

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen won the first round of voting in the country’s presidential elections today, according to various reports.

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FX round-up: Pound, US dollar find slight safe haven bid at end of the week

Friday saw the pound weaken a tad against the dollar but flirt closer to the 1. 2 euro level that has been playing hard to get since June, with the single currency also on the backfoot against the greenback although it too ended higher for the week.

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UK steel firms cautious ahead of Trump export investigation

Steelmakers in Britain are on alert as Donald Trump launches an investigation into steel dumping in the US and suggested new tariffs will be levied on imports.