|Day's Range||43.41 - 43.57|
|52 Week Range||33.37 - 43.85|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.48%|
Enda Kenny resigned as the leader of his party and as Prime Minister of Ireland, over continuous internal party pressure.
Markets should be breathing easy with fears of European Union dissolution now put to rest, yet the iShares MSCI France Index (EWQ) has fallen more than 2% in pre-market trading Monday. Allianz Investment Management's Todd Hedtke in a published statement also said that the election outcome reduces political uncertainty in Europe and "paves the way for positive developments in the future." BlackRock (BLK) says European shares stand to gain as "Macron's government has an opportunity to make French companies more competitive globally." However, investors should keep in mind that Macron is still a political outsider and French parliamentary elections expected take place on June 11 and 18 will determine how effective Macron will be in delivering on his election promises.
Europe's average unemployment has fallen to a four-year low of 9.8% as of 2016. Greece's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 23.5% in January 2017.