Marine Le Pen made it out of the first round of France's presidential election, but her loss in early May's runoff against centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron seems almost assured - a snap poll conducted today has her losing by 20 points in a two-way race.
With what may have been an existential threat against the EU about to be eliminated, German Dax (NYSEARCA:EWG) futures are higher by 1.15%. French (NYSEARCA:EWQ) futures aren't trading. FTSE 100 (NYSEARCA:EWU) futures are up 0.6%.
The euro (NYSEARCA:FXE) is ahead 1.1% vs. the dollar.
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