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France"s Political Upstart Tested in Election Debate

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron sparred with rivals during the election campaign’s first televised debate......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 20th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: France’s presidential upstart Macron clashes with Le Pen, Fillon in TV debate

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron sparred with rivals during the election campaign’s first televised debate, in a test of whether the political upstart can hang on to his status as the favorite to win May’s election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

Political Risk Update: France And The U.S. Budget

With Emmanuel Macron through to the second round, the French election is (largely) off the table as a systemic risk. Polls show Macron well ahead of Marine Le Pen of the National Front, and the likelihood is that the next […] The post P.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 26th, 2017

And the winner in the French presidential election is... populism

Anger plays a role: 62% of highly populist voters say they're angry at France's political situation.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 26th, 2017

Europe’s Super Rich Earned Tens of Billions on French First-Round Election Results

The coffers of European billionaires swelled by $27.5 billion. The Eurozone. Political independents. Pollsters. Now another group has reason for cheer after the first round of France’s election on Sunday: Eur.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 25th, 2017

France votes in cliffhanger presidential election

Voting began in France on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters' anger with the political e........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineApr 23rd, 2017

Project Syndicate: No matter which front-runner wins the French election, it’s a revolution

France hasn’t seen such political turmoil since 1958 — and the repercussions could spell the end of the Socialist Party.......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2017

John Oliver on French Elections

  The presidential election in France could determine the political futur.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureApr 18th, 2017

Forgotten in France: The banlieues outside Paris

The underprivileged areas called "banlieues" on the outskirts of Paris have suffered for years from political neglect and frequent police crackdowns. CNN explores what it's like to live in these communities ahead of the French election......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnApr 12th, 2017

France Has Become a "University for Jihadists," Marine Le Pen Claims during Second Presidential Debate

Leading French presidential election frontrunner Marine Le Pen returned to her anti-Islamic message during Tuesday's debate......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 5th, 2017

Macron still ahead after friction-filled debate

There was relief for markets after Centrist Emmanuel Macron kept his position as favourite to win France's presidential election, following a televised debate in which he clashed with his main rival, Marine Le Pen, over Europe. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 5th, 2017

France Presidential Polls Show Candidates Le Pen, Macron Locked in First-Round Tie

Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron remain strong front-runners ahead of the second French presidential election debate......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 4th, 2017

A Le Pen win in the French election would place a "sword of Damocles" above the eurozone

Pascal Rossignol/ReutersThe French election is the major upcoming political risk in Europe. The markets are concerned about a possible Marine Le Pen victory as one of her key campaign promises is to hold a referendum on France exiting the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 2nd, 2017

France"s Macron Gains More Support, Interior Minister Quits Amid New Scandal

Voters rated Macron as the strongest performer of the five leading candidates who took part in the first debate of the presidential election campaign on Monday night......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 21st, 2017

France"s Macron Clashes with Le Pen in TV Debate

The debate, and the two others that will follow ahead of the April 23 first round, are seen as key in an election in which nearly 40 percent of voters say they are not sure who to back......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 20th, 2017

Accusations of lies and division: French presidential candidates clash during a televised debate

PARIS (Reuters) - The top candidates in France's presidential election clashed in a televised debate on Monday, with centrist Emmanuel Macron accusing far-.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Anti-immigrant populists fall short in Dutch election

The Dutch political establishment held on to power Wednesday, despite losing votes to anti-immigrant nationalists and other upstart parties, according to preliminary results published after the country’s most closely watched election in recent times......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 16th, 2017

S&P Futures, Global Stocks, Euro Dragged Lower By Deutsche, Geopolitics, French Election Worries

European shares and S&P futures are modestly lower this morning, dragged down by fresh geopolitical concerns out of North Korea which last night fired 4 ballistic missiles, by renewed political jitters ouf of France where Alain Juppe announced he would.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 6th, 2017

Macron"s Campaign Gets Boost as Centrist Leader Declines to Run

Emmanuel Macron’s campaign for president of France received a boost after the leader of a centrist political party said he wouldn’t run in the election......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 22nd, 2017

Asia shares, euro on edge as political worries mount in U.S., France

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian share markets hovered below four-month highs on Wednesday and the euro was pressured as doubts over the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump and a looming election in France sapped investors' confidence......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 8th, 2017

Should consumers boycott L.L. Bean over a political donation?

Wading into the presidential election debate (without a pair of duck boots) has landed L.L. Bean in the cross hairs.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2017