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Le Pen Upset Would Be as Big a Shock to Markets as Brexit

  • Investors see stocks falling, euro weaker on Le Pen win
  • Hedges recommended as only debate of campaign looms Wednesday
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Can Le Pen Beat Macron?
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All the polls show French President Emmanuel Macron is likely to win a second term Sunday. But from Citigroup Inc. to asset manager Amundi SA, the warnings are piling up that markets are underestimating the risk of a surprise. 

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