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UK EU elections exit polls show tie between the Brexit Party and pro-Remain parties, GBP/USD may rise

21 days ago   |   By FXCM

The Brexit Party led by former UKIP leader Nigel Farage is projected to receive 31.6% of the vote and win the European Parliament elections. Pro-Remain parties, the Liberal Democrats, Greens, and the UK Change Party were also projected to gain a similar share
Labour was expected to come second with 19.1% but with the Lib-Dems just 0.2% behind. The Conservatives are third according to this poll with 12.4% and the Greens have 9.8%.
Britain Elects published its forecast and is updating it.
GBP/UDS closed the week at 1.2710 and has room to rise if pro-Remain parties receive significantly more...
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Merkel's coalition first in EU election, Greens make big gains

21 days ago   |   By Politico

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative alliance finished first in Germany in the European Parliament election on Sunday, while the Greens and the far-right Alternative for Germany made strong gains to finish second and fourth, according to first projections.
Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, and its Bavarian partner, the Christian Social Union, finished with about 28 percent, according to the projections, followed by the Greens with around 22 percent.
The poll numbers showed a tough third-place finish for the Social Democrats with around 15.5 percent, a brutal decline of more than 11...
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European elections: First EU Parliament projections show Merkel taking SIGNIFICANT HIT

European elections: First EU Parliament projections show Merkel taking SIGNIFICANT HIT

21 days ago   |   By Daily Express

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to suffer heavy European election losses with support for her centre-right party taking a massive hit, according to the European Parliament's first projections.
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