The week ahead: Run up to the French elections, Chinese GDP and post-Easter energy

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Summary

The third week of April begins with vacations in many places in the world. But after traders return from their Easter weekend, volatility is expected to rise. Chinese GDP, US housing figures and UK retail sales all play second fiddle to France. The first round of France's first round of the presidential elections will provide a chance for extreme volatility. 

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