After scrapping a wealth tax and reaching out to big investors, Macron's popularity is flagging, and he made matters worse for himself with a vulgar reference to soon-to-be-jobless workers.
Philippe is the mayor of a port city in northwestern France and an MP for the Republican Party.
Social media analysis shows Brits aren't entirely convinced by French President-elect.
Valls who failed to win the Socialist nomination for president has pledged allegiance to Macron's new party.
Euro falls below $1.09 for the first time since 4 May, while dollar gains ground against its main rivals.
Charts and maps that explain the pro-EU leader's victory.
President-elect may well have two ladies to back, guide and support him – if as yet no parliamentary representation.
The shock result could be a sign of things to come for the nation's 80 million inhabitants.
Soundbites in favour of extending oil production cuts having little impact in the face of rising US output.
Mrs Macron is the 64-year-old wife to new French president, Emmanuel Macron, 39.
Emmanuel Macron appeared alongside Francois Hollande to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Allied victory over Nazi Germany and the end of World War Two in Europe.
Le Pen picked up millions of votes, but was emphatically defeated by Macron.
Analysts warn newly-elected French president faces a series of difficult challenges ahead.
The Nikkei surged to 2.36% while weak Chinese trade data caused the Shanghai Composite to fall by 1.05%.
Euro climbs to $1.1023 as concerns France will leave European Union evaporate.
Despite big majority at election Emmanuel Macron's staunch neoliberal policies antagonise many voters.
The centrist candidate is estimated to have won by 65% to Marine Le Pen's 35%.
To many voters cannot stomach the choice between 'banker' Macron and 'fascist' Le Pen.
Jean-Marie Le Pen founded the Front National, but was kicked out in 2015.
Cybersecurity experts dismiss 9GB Macron leak as a mix of 'boringest' and fake documents.
Corinne Ehrel slumped to the ground during her speech at an event in Plouisy in western France on Friday.
French voters will choose their next president on Sunday.
Former city trader and TipTV founder Nick Batsford discusses recent financials posted by major banks with market analyst Matt Brown.
The pair met while teacher and student when Macron was 16 and she was 39.
Jalkh would have replaced Marine Le Pen while she focuses on her presidential run.
Dollar gains ground as investors shrug off disappointment over Donald Trump's tax reforms.
Euro remains on the front foot as investors expect Macron to secure French presidency next month.
Hang Seng registered the strongest growth with a 1.21% increase.
Associated Press reported the surprise move after her party's best ever election result.
Rising crude production stateside continues to drag down crude prices despite producers' soundbites in favour of extending cuts.