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French Presidential elections: Macron, Le Pen through to second round
- April 24, 2017

For the first time in modern French political history, both establishment parties were eliminated in the first round. "Today we are clearly turning a page in French political life", Macron told Agence France-Presse after the preliminary results came in. (more...)
FT: LafargeHolcim CEO to step down over Syria controversy FT: LafargeHolcim CEO to step down over Syria controversy
- April 24, 2017

French prosecutors are investigating to establish whether there was any potential criminality in relation to the payments, including the possibility that worldwide sanctions were broken. The company's shares were 1% higher at 0730 GMT, as European markets rallied in the wake of the first-round results in France's presidential elections. (more...)
Macron, Le Pen in runoff for French presidency Macron, Le Pen in runoff for French presidency
- April 24, 2017

There is a part of the old left, including those who voted for the Trotskyist, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who sympathize with her objections to trade, bankers and global business; there is a part of the old right, including those who voted for François Fillon , who prefer her ostentatious endorsement of "traditional values". (more...)
Ontario basic income pilot project starts in three cities Ontario basic income pilot project starts in three cities
- April 24, 2017

Another pilot project will start in Lindsay in the fall. People with disabilities will receive up to an additional $6,000 per year. Finland , The Netherlands , and San Francisco, California have already shown their interest in giving people a regular monthly allowance - a system known as basic income. (more...)
Frontier Communications Corporation Posted gains of 3.23% in the Last Trade
- April 24, 2017

Several research firms recently weighed in on FTR. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a "buy" rating and set a $5.00 price objective on shares of Frontier Communications Corp in a research note on Friday, February 17th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th were given a $0.105 dividend. This represents a $0.42 annualized dividend and a yield of 21.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, March 13th. (more...)
Lawyer: Doctor dragged from flight plans to file suit Lawyer: Doctor dragged from flight plans to file suit
- April 24, 2017

He already agreed a year ago to delay becoming chairman, after the board was revamped as part of a deal with two activist shareholders. Munoz, who took his current position in September 2015, past year earned a base salary of $1.25 million, plus stock awards and equity payments for a total compensation package of $18.7 million. (more...)
Hilton Food Group (LON:HFG) New Price Targets
- April 24, 2017

Go-ahead Group has 42,853,000 shares in issue which have a share price of 1778 giving Go-ahead Group a market capitalisation of 761.93M GBp. They now have a GBP 827.00p price target on the stock. If you are reading this report on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA & global copyright and trademark laws. The correct version of this article can be accessed at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/04/24/berenberg-bank-lowers-restaurant-group-plc-rtn-to-sell.html. (more...)
Anxiety Dissipates After First Ballot: French Election Monitor
- April 24, 2017

Kalifat has called Le Pen, who will run against Macron in the final round on May 7, a "candidate of hate". The two other politicians, who vied for a place in the second round but failed, are Francois Fillon (The Republicans) and Jean-Luc Melenchon (La France insoumise). (more...)
As Toronto weighs housing tax, prices in Vancouver are creeping up again As Toronto weighs housing tax, prices in Vancouver are creeping up again
- April 24, 2017

Numerous measures were reported earlier today by CBC's Queen's Park reporter, Mike Crawley, before they were outlined by Wynne. Kavcic expects Ontario's foreign-buyer tax will have less of an impact on the GTA market than BC's did on Metro Vancouver as the share of non-resident home purchases is lower here. (more...)
French Police Clash with Anti-Fascists after Election Results French Police Clash with Anti-Fascists after Election Results
- April 24, 2017

Macron was projected to win between 23 and 24 percent in Sunday's first round, slightly ahead of National Front leader Le Pen with between 21.6 and 23 percent, according to estimates on public television. In Paris , protesters angry at Le Pens advance — some from anarchist and anti-fascist groups — scuffled with police. But Macron will be torn between the imperative to make space for these defectors in order to further weaken parties and the necessity to field fresh faces, with ... (more...)
US Supreme Court snubs Chesapeake Energy in bonds dispute US Supreme Court snubs Chesapeake Energy in bonds dispute
- April 24, 2017

Shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) are trading -32.68% downward from the 52-week high mark and 55.06% above from the fifty two-week low mark. The stock diminished about -17.19% in the past 5 years, this negative value indicates that the stock constantly going down in previous years as well. (more...)
Pollsters Project Macron vs. Le Pen in France Election Runoff Pollsters Project Macron vs. Le Pen in France Election Runoff
- April 24, 2017

NPR's Eleanor Beardsley joins us now from Paris . What was the atmosphere like? Oil prices recouped just a little of last week's hefty losses, still weighed by signs USA production and inventory growth were offsetting OPEC's attempts to reduce the global crude glut. (more...)
Voting continues in France, recent attacks may influence outcome Voting continues in France, recent attacks may influence outcome
- April 24, 2017

In Paris , 59-year-old electrician Akermann Frederic told CNN it was time for change. The euro rose sharply against the dollar and yen as the results emerged. Her vision of a France out of the European Union and behind reinforced borders is the opposite of Macron's. "The major issue of this election is runaway globalisation, which is putting our civilisation in danger", she said. (more...)
Hollande calls on French to back Macron, prevent Le Pen 'risk' Hollande calls on French to back Macron, prevent Le Pen 'risk'
- April 24, 2017

Polling agency projections showed Macron in the lead with between 23 and 24 percent support, followed by Le Pen with between 21 and 23 percent. "He represents France's future, a future within Europe", she said. The absence in the runoff of candidates from either the mainstream left Socialists or the right-wing Republicans party - the two main political groups that have governed post-war France - also marked a seismic shift in French politics. (more...)
Markets cheer Emmanuel Macron victory in French elections Markets cheer Emmanuel Macron victory in French elections
- April 24, 2017

A leading nationalist candidate, Marine Le Pen, would have followed the path set by last year's vote in the United Kingdom to exit the European Union and the US election of President Donald Trump as a kick in the face to the globalist, free-trade worldview. (more...)
What you need to know about Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen What you need to know about Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen
- April 24, 2017

Le Pen has promised to suspend the EU's open-border agreement on France's frontiers and expel foreigners who are on the watch lists of intelligence services. Kalifat called on the country's half a million Jews to help 39-year old Macron into the Élysée Palace, ahead of the final vote on 7 May, as a broad coalition of anti-FN parties looked to come together to thwart her bid for power. (more...)
Anti-migrant party turns further right Anti-migrant party turns further right
- April 24, 2017

Divisions erupted among the different factions of the German nationalists as delegates from the populist AfD rejected an appeal Saturday by Petry to seek a pragmatic political path instead of turning into a "fundamental opposition" party. On Sunday, the city remained relatively calm and police reported only a few small demonstrations. A total of 67.7 percent of AfD delegates voted in favor of the duo. (more...)
Le Pen attacks Macron on security ahead of French presidency runoff Le Pen attacks Macron on security ahead of French presidency runoff
- April 24, 2017

It attacked presidential Macron as a "candidate of oligarchs" and banking lobbies, who parties with show-business celebrities, as it sought to portray Le Pen as more in touch with the French people. His statement said: "The Grand Mosque of Paris and its National Federation (FGMP) call on Muslims in France to vote massively for candidate Emmanuel Macron". (more...)
Macron, Le Pen Head to Runoff in French Presidential Race Macron, Le Pen Head to Runoff in French Presidential Race
- April 24, 2017

After his first-round victory, Macron said: "I will be the president of all the people of France, the president of the patriots against the nationalists' threat". Mr Macron is widely seen as favourite in the final round of voting, and in a sign of the uphill struggle Ms Le Pen faces he soon won high-profile endorsements. (more...)
Czech PM hails Macron's win in first French fight for president Czech PM hails Macron's win in first French fight for president
- April 24, 2017

The result pleased markets, where the biggest fear had been the real and growing prospect of a run-off vote between the far-right's Le Pen and the far-left's Melenchon. France's legislative election in June now takes on a vital importance, with huge questions about whether Le Pen and even the more moderate Macron will be able to rally sufficient lawmakers to their causes. (more...)