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Drop-In: French election outcome – Fiscal policy outlook and market risk

Will this snap election mark the end of the France's political turmoil? And will the election results convince the bond vigilantes to stand down?

Our senior Europe and Markets economists held this assessment of the French legislative election results and their implications for fiscal policy and financial markets. During this 20-minute session, the team answered your questions and addressed key issues, including:

  • What the results say about the composition of the new French government; 
  • The outlook for French public debt and fiscal policy;
  • The financial markets reaction and risks of further volatility.
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