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Echoes Of Brexit On a morning that echoes strongly of the day after the Brexit vote, polls and betting markets are once again left red-faced as against Donald Trump takes the US Presidency. Markets responded aggressively to the news with the S&P500 dropping over 120 points as risk aversion swept across markets. The initial whipsaw reaction...

2016-11-09 James Harte Read more
Trump Gold

US Elections Continue To Drive Gold Narrowing polls ahead of the US election tomorrow have caused significant volatility in financial markets over the last week as a “Clinton Victory” came under significant threat. Gold, which is traditionally viewed as a safe haven, saw a surge in demand as investors began to question their confidence in a Cli...

2017-07-26 James Harte Read more
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Since the beginning of the year, most political and economic events have been far from expectations. We can consider this year a year of surprises. With the US election a few hours away, should we be expecting another surprise? The short answer is yes. This is what we learned from this year’s events. Who Imagined Brexit? When the majority o...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
US Elections

A few minutes ago, the US published its last Jobs Report ahead of a critical election next week. The US Jobs Report came in with positive news for President Obama, the Democratic Party and most importantly, the Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Definitions Non-Farm Employment Change: Change in the number of employed peo...

2016-11-04 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
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Fed Side-lined Ahead of Elections Coming just ahead of the hotly anticipated US elections to be held next week, today’s US Federal Reserve meeting has lost much of its usual importance with markets broadly expecting the Fed to remain on hold until after the elections. Check our previous Elections updates: October: Clinton's lead grows f...

2016-11-04 James Harte Read more
Equities outlook

Global equities suffered on two major factors this week. First, US economic releases came in with better than expected results, raising expectations for a rate hike by the Federal Reserve in December's meeting. Second, uncertainty toward US elections has been the main driver of the market these days, leading to a notable effect in equities as we...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
US Elections webinar

Clinton In The Lead On Home Stretch With the three Presidential elections debates now firmly in the rear-view mirror, Democratic candidate Clinton has been deemed the standout winner of the events and has cemented her lead in the polls. Ahead of the first debate the race between the two candidates tightened up with Clinton’s lead narrowing from...

2016-10-28 James Harte Read more
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The upcoming Presidential Elections are promising to be one of the most intriguing over the last decades. Both candidates, Clinton and Trump, can potentially make enormous changes in the US Economy and create a major shift in internal politics. With two controversial candidates, the result could heavily weigh on the financial markets including ...

2016-10-31 Kiana Danial Read more
Trump debate_US Elections 2016

Trump's  Controversy Trump’s election prospects have taken a significant knock over the last two weeks as the Republican candidate struggles to retain support in the wake of further controversy.  Clinton’s odds have continued to increase with polls scoring each of the three elections to the Democratic candidate. Clinton is currently polling ...

2016-10-20 James Harte Read more
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Polls Give Clinton Second Win Although the event was deemed a much closer contest than the first debate, post-debate polls once again give Clinton the win during a fiercely contested and rather personal duel which saw both candidates launching targeted attacks. A CNN/ORC poll conducted shortly after the debate found 57% claiming a Clinton win...

2016-10-11 James Harte Read more