Macron_French Election

It's Monday, the 1st of May of 2017 and the second round of the French election is less than 6 days away, where such election might change the shape of Europe once and for all. Latest Public Polls Since the end of the 1st round of the election, Macron has been leading with more than 60% of the public polls, while Le Pen was short below 40%...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Bourse_equities_CAC40

Since the Q4 of last year until today, we haven’t seen a reasonable retracement in global equities, especially in the US equities. For the past few weeks, S&P500 and DowJones had a slight retracement to the downside, which did not exceed 3%. This was right before the French election, which was considered as the riskiest event of last week....

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Stoxx 50_French Elections_2103

The Bull & Bear Statues at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. With the French election race heating up and with the FOMC, ECB monetary policy decisions done with, the path to the French elections are quite clear with no other major hurdles. There could be some short-term volatility or noise coming off the Dutch election results, and perhaps to a...

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FE_Le Pen_CAC 40_2003

After the end of the Dutch elections last week, fears has eased in Europe, as Netherlands rejected the far-Right party. The far right party leader Geert Wilders has pledged to take the Netherlands out of the EU. However, the far-right party came in second in this election, as they got almost 20% of the votes, while the People’s Party managed to...

2017-03-20 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Le Pen - French Elections _1303

The French elections are less than a month away, and so far, the uncertainty is just increasing by the days, which likely to lead to higher volatility ahead. The recent polls show that the nationalist Marine Le Pen is promising to hold a referendum on taking France out of the Euro. Investors are focusing on the process, and more importantly, th...

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Paris Stick Excghange_CAC 40_0203

The Global Equities are having one of the best quarters in years, many of the global indices are posting new all-time high, while some are still struggling. This happens despite the fact that there is a lot of uncertainty around the world, whether from the new administration in the US or Brexit and the upcoming elections in France. DAX 30 St...

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