The euro is slipping ahead of the French elections
|04/21/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The euro is slipping ahead of the French elections on Sunday.
The currency is down by 0.2% at 1.0701 against the dollar as of 8:50 a.m. ET.
France will go to the polls Sunday for the first round of its presidential election. Four candidates — Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen, Francois Fillon, and Jean-Luc Melenchon — are within percentage points of one another in the polls, but only two will advance to the run-off in May.
“The most market friendly French election result would likely be a Macron-Fillon run-off in the second round, assuming that it is unrealistic that any candidate garners read more >>>