Tag: French election

May 11, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

CLS report: French Election effect on FX markets

On 07 May 2017, Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential election by 66% of the vote, more than polls had predicted. In this report CLS assess whether the two rounds of the French presidential elections had a significant impact on the foreign exchange (FX) spot market, using data published by CLS on Quandl, an on-line…

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April 21, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Polls, French Elections and Responsible Brokers

This article was written by Jens Chrzanowski, Regional German Director at FCA regulated broker Admiral Markets UK. Hello, Remember the polls before the US presidential elections? All the polling and news stations, major political and economic figures, possibly even Trump himself, were sure that Hillary Clinton will take the crown. Well, we all know how…

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April 13, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Does the French Election Signal Trouble for the Euro?

This article was written by Jameel Ahmad, VP of Corporate Development and Market Research at FXTM. Unless one candidate can garner more than 50% of the vote in the first round of elections, French voters will go to the polls twice to elect their new leader. The two candidates that score the most votes will go head…

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