US Elections 2016: Key Takeaways
November 9, 2016
Donald Trump has won the 2016 US presidential election, upending polls and market expectations, and will become the country’s 45th President. The highly volatile environment that characterized the build-up to the election, as well as the market’s initial violently negative reaction in Asia, as well as in the US based on the futures market, underlines the need for strong risk management to help preserve clients’ assets. At the same time, value opportunities may arise for active managers in the face of this broad, indiscriminate sell-off.