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UK’s FTSE 100 could be an unlikely winner from an American blue sweep

The largest components of the UK blue chip index lend themselves to the ‘reflation trade’ emerging from a possible Democratic sweep of the US government.


What happens to the franc if the US labels Switzerland a currency manipulator?

The Swiss franc is the top G10 FX riser in 2020 despite direct intervention from the SNB that could land the country labelled as a currency manipulator.


Political events that could drive investments flows in 2021

Like it or not, the decisions of policymakers play an increasing role in financial markets so we’ve made this handy guide to political events in 2021.


U.S elections: can the contest drag into 2021?

As we wrote two days ago, the risk for elevated market volatility is a contested result. At the time of our writing, it looks like this election might not be a smooth one indeed. It even feels like 2000…

PoliticsBehavioral Finance

Shocking election charts & MUST READ blogs

Are you as prepared as you can be for election night? Read on for must-see charts and articles on the 2020 US presidential election.

PoliticsAsset Allocation

Election investing - grow with Joe or jump with Trump

Soon we will know whether we have a new President Biden or four more years of President Trump. With that knowledge in hand, where will investment dollars travel to get the best return?


It’s Election Day. How well priced is a contested result? - DAY AHEAD

The day ahead is Election Day in the US where voters will head to the polls to cast a vote for President Donald Trump or former VP Joe Biden.


Which US election result is best for gold?

Gold has had a rock-solid year (pun intended!). It has far outperformed nearly every asset class this year. But under which president will gold fair best?


Presidential debate to set the tone - DAY AHEAD

The day ahead will see the reaction to the second and final US presidential debate as well as the release of October PMIs and Q3 earnings from British bank Barclays.


5 wildcards that could upend the US election

Some wildcards that could swing the US election result either towards a Biden landslide or open it up to another miracle Trump turnaround.


Stocks snap lower after Trump ends stimulus talks - DAY AHEAD

It was very much a day of two halves thanks to a late announcement from - you guessed it - President Donald Trump.


VP debate: More important for markets after Trump gets COVID

Donald Trump catching the coronavirus means the vice presidential debate takes on new importance for financial markets.


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