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Ahead of the final round of voting in the French presidential election, to be held on Sunday, May 7th, the two remaining candidates, Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, met for a final televised debate.  Around 20 million viewers, out of an electorate of nearly 47 million, were expected to watch the two and a half hour debate. Polls Had Macron...

2017-07-26 James Harte Read more
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
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Macron & Le Pen into Final Round Following the results of the first round of voting which saw centrist Candidate Macron taking the lead with 23.8% of votes and far-right candidate Le Pen coming in second at 21.3%, the far-right leader took markets by surprise by announcing her temporary stepping down from her role as president of the Nation...

2017-04-27 James Harte Read more
Macron_French Election

The first round of the French election is behind us now, and so far, it's going as expected. However, traders need to be very careful over the coming day and ahead of the second round of this key elections. Public Polls Were Right After last year's shocking failure of most of the public polls across the board, including the Brexit referend...

2017-04-24 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
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Looking at The Data With the first round of the French elections rapidly approaching (April 23rd), voters’ sentiment appears to have settled around roughly 25% each for both centrist candidate Macron and Far-Right candidate Le Pen with Francois Fillon holding behind around 18% - 20%. The latest data reflects a gradual but steady decline in abst...

2017-04-19 James Harte Read more
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As French election approaches, the situation on European markets becomes increasingly tense. Orbex expert team has prepared a special FREE webinar, highlighting top trading opportunities in Euro. In this session, James Harte, professional Forex trader, will discuss the upcoming French Election explaining why this has become a key focus point fo...

2017-04-20 James Harte Read more
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Just weeks out from the first round of voting in the French elections and centrist candidate Macron and far-right candidate Le Pen stand neck and neck in the polls. However, in the latest televised debate, Le Pen fell far behind. Candidates Clash in Live Debate The debate saw 11 candidates debating over four hours and has been described as a...

2017-04-06 James Harte Read more
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Polls Show Le Pen & Macron Even in First Round A month out from the first round of voting in the French presidential election, centrist candidate Macron and far-right candidate Le Pen are roughly even in the polls. However, Macron is pegged to win in the second round at 60 – 40. The challenges to Le Pen winning this election are steep: she ...

2017-03-30 James Harte Read more
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Le Pen Back on Top in First Round Following a recent surge in support for centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, the latest polls show a similar boost in support for far-right candidate Marine Le Pen who is now back in the lead and expected to win 28% of the first vote with Macron following at 25%, 20% for Fillon and finally, Hamon last with 15%. ...

2017-03-24 James Harte Read more
Macron_French Election

Emmanuel Macron, Former French Minister of the Economy, Finance, and Industry Macron Ahead in The Polls According to the latest polls, the least likely candidate to win the French elections is the socialist candidate Hamon who has been consistently ranked last. His chances of success could be increased if he forms an alliance with more rad...

2017-03-16 James Harte Read more