Macron Goes Back on the Offensive

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen stepped up their one-on-one battle for the French presidency as the final stretch of campaigning turned increasingly combative.

“War Declared” was Liberation newspaper’s front-page headline Thursday.

After an attempted ambush of a Macron event at a closing appliance factory Wednesday, Le Pen, 48, appeared on a Mediterranean fishing boat Thursday, taking her campaign from the economically ravaged north to the far-right National Front’s traditional heartland. Macron, 39, immediately responded to her latest photo opportunity by blasting her plan to pull France out of the European Union.


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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
Craig Erlam
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