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The European Central Bank will stick with current plans on rates and bond purchases for the rest of the year and decide what happens in 2018 later in the year, Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny said in an interview.
The far-right's Marine Le Pen has warned that France's "survival is at stake" shortly after round one of the presidential election.
The euro reached a five-and-a-half month high against the dollar when markets opened Sunday evening as exit polls in the French presidential election indicated a victory for centrist Macron.
Conservative candidate Francois Fillon has conceded defeat in the French presidential election and has asked his supporters to reject a far-right leadership.
Speculation swirled that Le Pen, seen in the mold of Donald Trump, could muster more support than polls indicated.
German police have arrested a 28-year-old market trader suspected of being responsible for an attack on the Borussia Dortmund football team.
Marine Le Pen has urged the government to immediately restore state borders after a suspected terror attack in Paris, according to a Reuters report.
Business activity in the euro area hit a fresh six-year high in April on strong demand and increasing business prospects, new data showed on Friday.
Germany's finance minister has played down concerns over the impact of the upcoming French election on the euro.
Paris police were warning people to avoid the area around the French capital's grand Champs-Elysees.
Voters are set to head to the polls on Sunday in the first round of a two part election, and campaigning was due to be wrapped up on Friday.
With the French elections just over the horizon, here's how the markets might react.
The IMF chief also says U.S. tax reform can benefit both the domestic and global economy if it is tailored the proper way.
"We are open to listen, to discuss, to explain and we are interested in the best relationship that is possible," Wolfgang Schaeuble said.
As Britain prepares to exit from the European Union, the BoE governor says policy should be flexible to deal with uncertainty.
Far-leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon's polling numbers have skyrocketed, giving other candidates a run for their money.
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Martin Lakos, division director at Macquarie Wealth Management, comments on what the first-round result of the French election means for markets and investments going forward.
French presidential centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron speaks to his supporters, after he secured his place in the second round of the election.
2017’s far-left French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon has told his supporters that he will not endorse any candidate for the second round.