Matthew Lynn’s London Eye: The easiest trade in the world: Bet against France

LONDON (MarketWatch) — One of them faces allegations he paid his wife vast sums of money from public funds. Another wants to introduce a universal basic income — at a cost of 440 billion euros — paid for by taxing robots.

A third wants to take the country out of the euro EURUSD, +0.0000% . And the final contender is a completely untested novice, who promised a lot as finance minister but delivered very little.

The French presidential election is rapidly becoming one of the most unpredictable contests of recent years — even bearing in mind the U.K.

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