US Presidential election: what does it mean for investment markets?

October 18, 2016  

Published on 17 Oct 2016 (AMP Capital)

The United States (US) presidential election, on 8 November, between Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton is a hotly contested race. More recently, we have seen some widening of opinion polls, however, this is a fluid and fast moving landscape and political uncertainty remains.

We anticipate that the potential for increased market volatility over coming weeks is high. This paper draws on the insights of AMP Capital’s investment teams to assess the risks and opportunities for individual asset classes from both possible outcomes, based on known policies.

Read the report-AMP Capital Insights Papers, US Presidential Election