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European Smart Beta ETF market ows accelerated in Q1 2017 at EUR1.8bn. Total Assets under Management are up 11% vs. the end of 2016, reaching EUR 31.8 billion and including a positive market impact (+4.2%). Net New Assets into Smart Beta ETFs have already reached a quarter of the record high EUR7bn gure reached in 2016.
Global stocks rallied, the euro hit a five-month high and French government bonds rose after the pro-euro and centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron came first in round one of the French presidential vote in an outcome that lessens the risk of a Brexit-type shock on financial markets. Polls suggest Macron is likely to beat his far-right counterpart Marine Le Pen on May 7 by more than a 20 percentage point margin.
Emmanuel Macron has won the first round of the French election. In a run-off with Marine Le Pen in the second round on 7 May, French voters will choose their next President. Polls indicate that the centrist candidate will beat Le Pen by a wide margin. The victory of Macron already has a positive effect on markets. His program is aimed at economic reforms and has a pro-EU stance.