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Week Ahead: Dissecting a Trump Presidency for the market

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The Fed rate hike is back on, even with Trump in the White House

Reaction to Trump’s shock win in the US election continues to be relatively muted as we move to the final stretch of the London session. […]

FTSE decline stemmed by “softer” Trump

The first speech by President elect Trump has had a calming effect on the markets. The FTSE 100 fell at the London open, but not […]

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November 9, 2016 08:35 AM

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Markets slump as Trump casts shadow on Clinton’s Presidential hopes

At the time of writing there is no clear winner in the US Presidential election, but markets are in all out panic mode that President […]

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November 9, 2016 04:28 AM

Markets react as Guam’s crystal ball suggests Clinton win

Risk has popped higher this afternoon as news that Guam, a territory of the United States, voted overwhelmingly for Clinton. Although Guam does not have […]

Fed rate hike expectations soar as signs point to a Clinton victory

One way to track the financial market’s feelings about the US Presidential election has been to look at expectations for a Fed rate hike in […]

Retail traders buying the dollar in anticipation of Clinton win, but are more discerning on stocks

Financial markets are starting to price in a victory for Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, after the FBI cleared her of any criminality regarding her email […]

1 day to go: Clinton’s email woes recede as risk takes off

The news that the FBI has once again found no evidence of criminality in the way that Hillary Clinton dealt with her emails while she […]

Week Ahead: the US election is finally here!

Overview of the US election and its impact on the global economic outlook US stocks: what could do well/ do badly under a Trump or […]

Politics and Fed risks Trumpin’ the markets

The polls are narrowing ahead of next week’s US Presidential election. After holding a comfortable 7-point advantage versus Donald Trump last week, the latest polls […]

Carney-val for the pound could be short-lived

The pound had a sharp move higher at the end of trading on Monday as Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England said that […]

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November 1, 2016 07:11 AM

China: Have we seen the high in USDRMB?

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) allowed the Chinese currency to increase in value on Monday. This is worth noting, since the CNY had fallen […]

Good news for GBP: Mark Carney looks set to stay at BOE

The US election saga has been garnering all of the headlines this weekend until one popped up from the FT, which is reporting that Mark […]

Clinton vs Trump: The crucial swing states

Electoral College System Under the Electoral College System, it is the candidate who wins the most electoral votes, not necessarily the popular vote who wins […]

May faces tough opposition at EU summit as ECB Draghin down the euro

The dollar rally appears to be back on after the buck struggled at the start of this week. Although it is only tentative at this […]

The third & final presidential debate

Heading into the third and final US presidential election debate from Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton was sitting on a 9 point lead in the polls […]

Will a Clinton debate win spur the dollar and stocks?

The final US Presidential debate takes place tonight at 0200 BST in Las Vegas. It’s a high stakes game, as this could be the biggest […]

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