Beyond the polling numbers: Market implications of the US election

Picking apart five potential scenarios

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There are myriad polls and predictions for what the result of the forthcoming US election will be in November, from the chances of a Democratic Party 'blue clean sweep' through to the likelihood of a split Congress.

There are myriad polls and predictions for what the result of the forthcoming US election will be in November, from the chances of a Democratic Party 'blue clean sweep' through to the likelihood of a split Congress.  With still a fortnight until election day, David Riley, chief investment strategist at BlueBay Asset Management, looks beyond the current polling and betting odds and instead considers the market implications associated with each of the plausible election outcomes.

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