Pre-election polls had forecast a sizable Macron victory, and he appeared to have delivered, with projections issued after polls closed showing him with around 65 percent of the vote.
Macron promised to reform two institutions notoriously resistant to change: the European Union and the French bureaucracy.
Macron promised to do more for the weaker EU nations.
This win could strengthen the EU currency and at least temporarily weaken Bitcon and Etherium.
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