Fear, 'Trisk' and hope: How the US election is set to impact investors

Clinton (left) and Trump are leading their respective parties' races for the White House

Clinton (left) and Trump are leading their respective parties' races for the White House

Less than 12 months ago, the idea of President Donald Trump was laughable. But in a reversal of fortunes that no-one foresaw, Trump was declared as the presumptive nominee for the Republicans earlier this month, having won more votes than both his nearest competitors, Ted Cruz and John Kasich.

Meanwhile, White House veteran Hillary Clinton is all but certain to be elected as the Democrat candidate in July, despite fierce opposition from her nearest rival, Bernie Sanders. With the race for...

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