Markets have held the French elections in focus lately.
The outcome of the political battle between right-of-center incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist Francois Hollande could dictate the future of euro crisis support.
At the same time, France faces significant economic hurdles of its own, which are being compounded by the crisis.
As it stands, France's banks have high exposure to Italian sovereign debt and the French government has no access to European Central Bank resources to stem borrowing costs.
Socialist candidate Francois Hollande has won the French Presidential election, defeating incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy, yet another political victim of the Eurozone crisis.
The first round of presidential elections in France are already beginning to generate significant chatter, with Socialist candidate Francois Hollande poised to oust incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy. Analysts have feared that Hollande's pro...
The battle for the French presidency heated up on May Day 2012. Incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy addresses a large gathering of supporters at the Trocadero (watch below), while Socialist presidential candidate Francois Hollande said he wou...
PARIS - France voted in a presidential run-off election on Sunday that could see Socialist challenger Francois Hollande defeat incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy by capitalizing on public anger over the government's austerity policies.