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What does Macron’s victory mean for the eurozone?

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By Duncan Weldon  

FRANCE, Paris: Supporters celebrate after leader of 'En Marche !' Emmanuel Macron wins the French Presidential Election, at The Louvre on May 7, 2017 in Paris, France. Pro-EU centrist Macron is the next president of France after defeating far right rival Marine Le Pen by a comfortable margin, estimates indicate.NEWZULU/Giang Pham ©NEWZULU/Giang Pham/NEWZULU/PA Images

Emmanuel Macron’s emphatic win in the second round of Sunday’s presidential election was a major event not just for France, but for the eurozone as a whole. In a contest pitched by his opponent Marine Le Pen as being between “patriots and globalists,” he not only won by a more decisive margin than many anticipated but did it draped in an EU flag. His programme emphasises not just domestic…

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