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Markets pick up after votes in France, Greece. MORE
As incumbent fails to mount comeback for reelection. MORE
François Hollande still leads in the polls.
He trails Hollande ahead of Sunday’s vote, but many believe the incumbent can’t lose.... MORE
By about six percent, according to polls.
Ahead of final round of voting Sunday.