European Union dissatisfaction remains a risk for markets

Economists question whether France and the EU have surmounted their eurosceptic hurdles

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European issue: Gary Schlossberg notes signs of "dissatisfaction with the ramifications of closer integration"

Despite recent election successes in Europe clipping the momentum of the region’s far-right political parties, the broad discontent surrounding the consequences of closer European Union integration remains a threat to markets, according to panellists at the 11th annual FX Invest North America conference in Boston.

The reflection comes as Emmanuel Macron, a newcomer and pro-EU centrist, defeated the National Front’s far-right, anti-EU candidate Marine Le Pen by a slim margin – 23.9% to 21.4% – t

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