The Impact of the French Elections on the Forex and CFD Markets

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The French Presidential Election 2017

The first round of the French presidential election will be held on Sunday 23 April. 11 candidates are standing, all hoping to gain enough support to win the election outright. If no candidate receives more than 50 per cent of the vote in the first round, the two candidates with the highest share of the vote will proceed to a second round of voting, held on 7 May. But just how will the French elections affect the Forex and financial markets? This page tells you everything you need to know to trade this event.

Financial Markets: Possible Top Movers

Below you can find live statistics on Forex & CFD instruments that may be affected the most.

Source: Acuity Trading

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Impact on Financial Markets

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CFD`s zijn complexe instrumenten en brengen vanwege het hefboomeffect een hoog risico met zich mee van snel oplopende verliezen. 83% van de retail beleggers lijdt verlies op de handel in CFD`s met deze aanbieder. Het is belangrijk dat u goed begrijpt hoe CFD`s werken en dat u nagaat of u zich het hoge risico op verlies kunt permitteren.