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Presidential election and what to expect this week.

 Presidential election and what to expect this week.

Polls, media, markets and the rest of the world got it wrong – Donald Trump has become the 45th President of the United States.

It’s a stunning and shocking victory that’s going to take investors and dealers awhile to adjust to, a powerful rejection of the establishment forces, from the world of business to government.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday November 7

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday November 7

Market volatility continues with a risk-on rally gaining momentum overnight now that the FBI said Sunday that no new evidence was found to warrant charges against Clinton.

Last week saw global equities slide again, crude oil under pressure on doubts about OPEC’s ability to cut production at its next meeting in Vienna (Nov. 30). Economic data was mixed, as too were corporate earnings, while Friday’s non-farm payroll (NFP) provides a shout out for a Dec. Fed hike. The RBA, BoE, BoJ and Fed all met and left their respective policies unchanged.

Week Ahead: US Presidential Election to Dominate Markets

Week Ahead: US Presidential Election to Dominate Markets

The USD is lower across the board versus major currencies as the U.S. election enters its final stretch. The FBI investigation into Secretary Clinton’s emails has eroded her lead in the polls and the battle for swing states will be crucial. The eyes of the world will be watching as votes start coming in on November 8.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday October 31, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday October 31, 2016

This is a massive week for capital markets.

There are four central banks, including the Bank of England (BoE), Bank of Japan (BoJ), Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) who will be keeping the various asset classes on their toes with their monetary policy announcements. None are anticipated to alter their current policies, but their noted intentions will have a lasting impact on asset prices. Perhaps, it’s a good time for the Fed to signpost a December rate hike?

Investors Buoyed by Debate, Attention Now on ECB

Investors Buoyed by Debate, Attention Now on ECB

A missed opportunity for Donald Trump at last night’s final Presidential debate may well be supporting US futures ahead of the open on Thursday, while European markets are currently treading water ahead of the ECB monetary policy decision and press conference.

Presidential Debate and Fed Speeches Key Today

Presidential Debate and Fed Speeches Key Today

US equity markets are expected a little lower on Wednesday, tracking similar marginal losses in Europe as traders look ahead to the third Presidential debate tonight, appearances from Fed policy makers, earnings and oil inventory data.