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Emmanuel Macron vs Marine Le Pen Round 2 - Can BrExit Factor Deliver Le Pen Victory?

Politics / France Apr 23, 2017 - 09:13 PM GMT

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Politics

France is heaving a temporary sigh of relief as the nightmare scenario of a far right Le Pen vs a far left Melenchon round 1 win failed to materialise, instead that which has always been most probable has come to pass, where the two candidates with the most votes going into the second and final round of the French Presidential election will be centrist Emmanuel Macron (23.8%) vs far right Marine Le Pen (21.7%).


Note these are projected percentages as the counting is still underway i.e. the final gap between Macron and Le Pen will likely tighten and may even reverse by the time all of the votes have been counted.

Market Reaction

Literally expect a relief rally for the Euro, stocks and the French / Euro bond markets. Relief that the doomsday scene rio of far left Melenchon vs far right Le Pen failed to materialise.

French Election Forecast

All eyes are now on the second round of voting to be held on 7th May 2017. See my recent video for what I deem to be the most probable outcome of the french presidential election as my round 1 expectations of Le Pen vs Macron have materialised -

Can Marine Le Pen Win? French Presidential Election Forecast 2017

The BrExit War

The BrExit war series of videos is based on my following in-depth analysis that explain what Britain needs to do to win the BrExit War that the UK is engaged in with the European Union.

The Brexit War - Article 50 Triggered, General Election 2017 Called

Ensure you are subscribed to my always free newsletter for my latest analysis and to our youtube channel for videos in the BrExit War series.

By Nadeem Walayat

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