US Elections


World stocks eye record highs as US election gridlock cuts policy risk

World stocks eye record highs as US election gridlock cuts policy risk

TOKYO/NEW YORK- Global stocks eyed an all-time peak while the dollar and U.S. bond yields stayed sluggish on Friday on hopes that a divided U.S. legislature would hinder large government borrowing, which could pave the way for even more central bank stimulus.Investors expect Democrat Joe Biden to beat President Donald …

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Markets this week: US elections, rate decisions, PMIs

Markets this week: US elections, rate decisions, PMIs

(ATF) Economic events As investors remain transfixed by the elections in the United States, markets will be on edge as the outcome will determine economic policies in the world’s biggest economy for the next four years. The technology sector is wary amid concern that Washington will tighten regulations regardless of …

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ATF indexes climb ahead of US elections, PMI print

ATF indexes climb ahead of US elections, PMI print

(ATF) The ATF indexes closed broadly positive on Friday, ahead of what is likely to be a volatile week in Asia due to the US election on 3 November and a raft of economic data activity. The benchmark China Bond 50 index climbed 0.01%, finishing the week 0.12% higher. Meanwhile, …

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US elections and weathering volatility for long-term returns

US elections and weathering volatility for long-term returns

(ATF) Just as the global economy is showing signs of a post-pandemic recovery, a new source of uncertainty is now upon us. On 3 November, United States voters will elect into office their president, all 435 House of Representatives, and 35 out of 100 Senators. The US sets the economic …

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Yuan surges to 2-year high on China economy, Biden win hopes

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TOKYO/NEW YORK - Asian shares and U.S. stock futures rose on Wednesday as renewed hopes for a new round of U.S. stimulus drew money into equities from government debt.European equities looked set to follow. Euro Stoxx 50 futures <STXEc1> were up 0.25%, German DAX futures <FDXc1> rose 0.28%, and FTSE …

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Markets this week: China data, US Presidential debate, PMIs

Markets this week: China data, US Presidential debate, PMIs

Economic eventsFinancial markets this week will grapple with the fading possibility of a quick stimulus package in the world’s biggest economy as the two sides of the political divide drift further apart. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said there was a divergence of views on who should be covered by tax …

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