France's 11 presidential hopefuls stake out positions on TV

No campaigning is allowed on Saturday - a French tradition of a quiet election eve.

Le Pen is also doing well in the polls and has a high probability of getting one of the two spots in the runoff. But not everyone seems to think that's such a bad thing. "Le Pen would still be the more nuclear option".

A gunman, who shot three police officers on the Champs-Elysee, killing one, was later claimed by ISIS through its media wing Amaq as an Islamic State "fighter" they dubbed "the Belgian". This would immediately re-price EURUSD and European equities as the tail-risk (Le Pen and Melenchon) disappears.

People on the French security services' watch list for radicalization should also be expelled from France and have their French citizenship revoked, she said.

Experts predict that the worst of all outcomes for the market, a Le Pen-Mélenchon second round, could see the 10-year spread back at its 2011-12 eurozone crisis highs.

Trending: Will the Paris Attack Help Le Pen Win the French Presidency?

"We must not get used to the dramas. of Islamist terrorism", she said, citing the list of attacks in France as well as in Berlin, London and Brussels.

Macron warned against "giving in to exaggeration", and said he was ready to deal with the terrorist menace with a "clear vision and precise objectives".

Guardiola hoping Kompany stays fit after ending goal drought
That's why there was so much pressure on us to put in such a performance, everyone in the team deserves top, top marks for that. I keep positive and keep going no matter what". "It was not a good day for us, but congratulations to Manchester City".

Still, caveats must apply following Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election and Britons' vote to leave the European Union, events which both caught markets off guard a year ago.

Without naming her, Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve Friday took a swipe at Le Pen's anti-European positions. He called on the French not to cede to "fear, manipulation, division".

A gunman wielding a machine gun leapt out of a vehicle and opened fire on the Champs-Elysees, Paris's most famous boulevard, as candidates were engaging in their final TV debate ahead of Sunday's vote.

Sophie Pedder, Paris bureau chief for The Economist. "Whatever happens we are in for profound political change". "The French people are the owners of France and they must decide who can move here", affirmed Marine Le Pen.

French Left party leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election Jean-Luc Melenchon arrives to attend a television debate at French national television France 2, in Saint Cloud, outside Paris, Thursday, April 20, 2017.

"On the fight against radical Islam, as with everything else, Macron is vague", Fillon told the right-leaning Le Figaro newspaper on Thursday.

But it's Melenchon's momentum that is striking. German tech company Software jumped 7% after reporting first-quarter earnings, making it the top performer in Europe's benchmark STOXX 600 index. A jobs-for-the-family financial scandal that punctured the Mr.

Addressing 5,000 flag-waving supporters in Marseille, the city where the men were detained, on Wednesday, she said: "I have been denouncing this awful poison of Islamic terrorism since I launched my campaign. and none of my rivals are willing to debate the subject". Some analysts have predicted an unravelling of the EU: Le Pen wants to leave the Eurozone and the Schengen visa scheme and hold a referendum on exiting the EU.

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