Bidenomics: One year on from President Joe Biden's election

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It is almost a year since Joe Biden beat Donald Trump to become US president

It is almost a year since Joe Biden beat Donald Trump to become US president

As US president Joe Biden reaches the end of his first year, Investment Week asks experts whether hopes have materialised, what the road ahead looks like and how US policy decisions could impact global markets.

Inaugurated on 20 January, just two weeks after Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol leading to five deaths, Biden took over the presidency with big promises of ‘building back better', with spending plans that were widely welcomed by the investment community. Although investors have shown ‘tremendous interest' in Biden's infrastructure plans, however, some commentators argue that the ‘jury remains out on Bidenomics' while others warn of more volatility to come.  

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