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The first round of France's presidential election shows the country is giving the European Union project a chance, a fellow said.
CNBC takes a look at what separates Macron from Le Pen, and why a victory for the former might not be so straight forward.
UBS Chairman Axel Weber says the second round of the French election should see the political center hold.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen head for a second round runoff on May 7 in France's presidential election.
As the IMF approaches the seventh anniversary of the Greek bailout, it is torn over whether to commit new loans to a nearly bankrupt Greece.
A day in photos of France's historic presidential election.
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.
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Ifo Institute for Economic Research President Clemens Fuest talks about how much of an impact political uncertainty has on German business activity.
Ifo Institute for Economic Research President Clemens Fuest comments on the French election’s developments, and how it relates to the future of the euro zone.
Philippe Bodereau, global head of financials at Pimco, discusses banking sector valuations.