Investors across the globe got what they expected — and what many of them hoped for — after centrist Emmanuel Macron defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the second round of the French election.1 percent of the votes and Le Pen just 34.
CNBC takes a look at what separates Macron from Le Pen, and why a victory for the former might not be so straight forward.The far-right candidate has taken on the leadership of the party founded by her father – Jean-Marie Le Pen.
Later in the debate, National Front leader Le Pen mocked Macron, saying, of his comments: "It's completely empty.After the surprise of Britain's Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump in the United States, markets are nervous about the possibility of a Le Pen victory.
European Union lawmakers lifted the EU parliamentary immunity of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen on Thursday for tweeting pictures of Islamic State violence.The move grants the prosecutor looking into the affair power to bring Le Pen in for police questioning.
The 35-year-old performer first saw the Cirque du Soleil show "Mystere" as a teenage gymnast.There are also different formats for Cirque's shows — some are resident shows, like "Mystere" in Las Vegas, while others are traveling big top or arena shows like "Kurios," which is currently in New York, giving performers the opportunity to see the world on the job.
The consensus on Wall Street is that euroskeptic Marine Le Pen will not be the next president of France.To be sure, Vedral agrees that the most likely outcome is the one predicted by the polls, which suggest that Le Pen and Emanuel Macron will face off in the second round.
Become an on-the-go office manager — to a corporation, museum or even a restaurant.Source: Eden Eden co-founders Kyle Wilkinson, CTO, left, and Joe Du Bey, CEO.
Dow Jones, a News Corp companyNews Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services Artist Nathalie Du Pasquier’s first American retrospective, along with more projects, is on the horizon Sept.ET This is a tray from ’84, done with a Danish carpenter,” says 60-year-old artist Nathalie Du Pasquier, pointing out a dark wooden box inlaid with orange zigzags and arcs in her studio in Milan’s Porta Nuova district.
Here we go again, get ready for another episode of Barclays’ adventures in the heart-stopping world of investment banking.It is possible, of course, to sympathise with the position du Plessis found himself in.
A for sale sign has been hoisted over boutique hotel chains Malmaison and Hotel du Vin after its listed parent company collapsed into administration under the weight of its huge debt pile.Shares in parent company MWB Group Holdings were suspended earlier this month after it was unable to resolve a dispute with its subsidiary, the office space provider MWB Business Exchange, to which it owes £8m.
Jan du Plessis, the mining group's chairman, said the board had acted collectively throughout and had changed tack because the external market conditions had changed "beyond all recognition" since the deal with Chinalco was proposed in February.He added: "Tom is a great chief executive.
Sol Kerzner, the leisure and gaming tycoon, has lost control of the five-star Le Touessrok hotel in Mauritius, where he launched his One&Only resort empire in 2002.Analysts expressed surprise that Kerzner - who is in pole position to develop a possible Manchester supercasino - had ceded control of Le Touessrok, where there has been considerable investment in recent years.
In fact, Mr Blavatnik is an American citizen and has been for nearly 30 years since his family fled the Soviet Union.We also say that Roman Abramovich owns the Hotel du Cap Eden-Roc in France.
What fills in your time when sudoku palls?Or start and finish with last week's undoubted champion, courtesy of the marketing manager at City and Guilds.
Nor was it just the in ternational media that puffed the new economy miracle boss du jour.Both the Gaullist president Jacques Chirac and his socialist prime minister, Lionel Jospin, raced to bask in his reflected glory.
However, Vivendi returned fire yesterday by suing Le Monde for an article published on May 14 which alleged that the group nearly defaulted on its debt at the end of last year.Edwy Plenel, Le Monde's managing editor, confirmed the lawsuit but stood by the story and backed the reporter who wrote it.
Life was never quite the same for John le Carré after the Berlin Wall came down.It has not really worked out that way in practice, but for le Carré it meant the start of a search for some new enemies.
The proposed sale, again to Du Pont, would have netted £120 million along with the disposal of £177 million in debt.He said 1998 profits would come in as expected, at more than £315 million, and net debt would be below the £4.
That's the question du jour on the presidential campaign trail as gas prices soar further into record high territory.A federal gas tax break would lop about 18 cents off each gallon of gas.
What we mostly heard was Le Pen insulting Macron non-stop, and I was pleasantly surprised by how he debated.And I’m blocking Le Pen, because a President Le Pen is really not a good thing for the world.