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France exit polls show Macron and Le Pen winning first round of presidential election

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will face one another in the final round of the French presidential election on May 7, according to exit polls released at 8:00 p.m. local time.


Le Pen says it’s time to free French people from ‘arrogant elite’

Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen has warned that France's "survival is at stake" in a speech shortly after round one of the presidential election.


Live: Euro jumps to 5–1/2 month high as Macron-Le Pen get set to contest in second round

Our live blog is tracking reactions as polls show France's Macron wins 24 percent of vote and Le Pen wins 22 percent in the first round.


Defeated conservative Fillon calls on supporters to choose Macron over Le Pen

Conservative candidate Francois Fillon has conceded defeat in the French presidential election and has asked his supporters to reject a far-right leadership.


Euro jumps to 4-week high of $1.09 after exit polls show Macron and Le Pen in French election runoff

The euro is set to reach a four-week high when markets open as first French polls indicate a victory for centrist Macron, Reuters reported.


Markets get what they expected in Le Pen, Macron victories

The euro spiked against the dollar as early results from the French election showed Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron advancing to a presidential runoff.


For once, the political pollsters look like they finally got one right

Speculation swirled that Le Pen, seen in the mold of Donald Trump, could muster more support than polls indicated.


Op-ed: The idea of using antitrust to break up tech 'monopolies' is spectacularly wrong

The five big tech companies are in constant competition, and well-funded startups are always looking to take a bite out of them.


New center has emerged in France: Expert

Jonathan Fenby, managing director of European political research at TS Lombard Research Group, talks about the future of French candidates Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron.


Are we on the brink of a new political landscape in France?

Jonathan Fenby, managing director of European political research at TS Lombard Research Group, explains why the 2017 French election means so much to France and Europe.