After a brief bounce, European indices mostly dipped into the red as investors shifted their focus from politics to monetary policy.
France’s incoming and outgoing presidents attended a solemn ceremony in Paris on Monday, commemorating the end of World War Two in Europe.
Emmanuel Macron celebrates with supporters at The Louvre in central Paris after winning the race to be France’s next president.
France remains deeply divided Macron won with a two-thirds share of the vote (66.
The euro hit a six-month high against the dollar but later slipped back amid uncertainty over next month's French parliamentary elections.
Emmanuel Macron’s emphatic victory went down well with his supporters.
As the eighth president of France's Fifth Republic, Macron has weeks before taking the reins of government and engineering a parliamentary majority.
The victory of Emmanuel Macron has generated a mix of jubilation among pro-EU groups and future far-right opposition.
With the vast majority of the votes counted, the centrist has 65% of the share compared to Le Pen's 35% in Sunday's run-off.
Supporters of the far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen gathered at her campaign's electoral venue in Paris as partial results of the run-off vote began to come in.
Emmanuel Macron graduated from one of the world’s most prestigous public administration universities.
France is choosing whether to elect its first female leader or youngest ever president .
France is choosing who will be its next president.
A vast cache of documents claimed to belong to the campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron have been published on social media.
Oil prices have been on a roller coaster ride from oversupply worries, strong opinion poll numbers for French centrist Macron boosted share prices.
Charles de Marcilly is the head of the Brussels office of the Robert Schuman Foundation.
According to a poll, Macron is expected to win 62% of the votes, compared to 38% for his far-right rival Marine Le Pen.
by Daniel Gros, director of Center for European Policy Studies
The prospect that the centrist, pro-European Emmanuel Macron will become the next
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