French bonds, stocks struggle on election uncertainty

By Alun John and Wayne Cole
Updated June 11 2024 - 10:45pm, first published 10:43pm
Moves were modest in trading as investors ponder a snap France poll and European right-wing gains. (AP PHOTO)
Moves were modest in trading as investors ponder a snap France poll and European right-wing gains. (AP PHOTO)

French bonds fell sharply for a second day on Tuesday as did European stocks and the euro after the announcement of a snap election in France, while investor attention began to turn to Wednesday's US inflation data and Federal Reserve meeting.

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