Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,281.85 -0.02% -0.25
Silver 17.98 -1.15% -0.21
Brent Crude 52.05 -1.77% -0.94
Krugerrand 1,307.50 -0.13% -1.75
Palladium 787.00 1.55% 12.00
Platinum 968.00 -0.72% -7.00

French Presidential Elections 2017 - Analysts react

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Alexander Bueso5 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 Bueso13 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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Commodities: Oil breaks three-week streak of gains, gold holds its ground

Crude oil futures were in a funk again heading into the weekend, amid 'market chatter' around declining demand and concerns that Russia might yet scupper a deal by the world's largest oil producers to continue reining in their production.

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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.