France reacts to Le Pen and Macron Upcoming Presidential Face-off April 11, 2022

from World Business Report· ·

First - we look at how Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron will face-off in two weeks time. We spoke to Laurent Allias who runs Josiane, an advertising agency based in Paris. He told us about how he thought the result of the first round would affect him. Alexandre Mayol, Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Lorraine told us how the two candidates' policies differed. Next - we spoke to Professor Robin Carhart-Harris. He's a psychologist, neuroscientist and former Head of the Centre for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London. He told us what led him to researching …



First - we look at how Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron will face-off in two weeks time. We spoke to Laurent Allias who runs Josiane, an advertising agency based in Paris. He told us about how he thought the result of the first round would affect him. Alexandre Mayol, Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Lorraine told us how the two candidates' policies differed. Next - we spoke to Professor Robin Carhart-Harris. He's a psychologist, neuroscientist and former Head of the Centre for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London. He told us what led him to researching the medical effects of magic mushrooms and how they can open up depressed people's brains to stop them getting stuck in a negative pattern of thinking. Lastly - more falls on the equity markets in the US. The Nasdaq fell over 2%. The reason lies in the US treasury market, or the bond market. We asked Peter Jankowskis of Arbor Financial to explain how it influenced the stock markets.