Asian ECM trumps Trump as markets shrug off win

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By Jonathan Breen
10 Nov 2016

Asia’s equity capital markets recovered quickly in the wake of Donald Trump winning the White House, with most of the indices regaining their losses in Thursday’s trading. Primary issuance also took off, with some keen issuers pulling the trigger on their IPOs. Jonathan Breen reports.

Fears of a rush to safe haven assets and general international furore around Trump’s victory subsided on Thursday, reflected in the movements of Asia Pacific markets.

As votes in the US were being counted on Wednesday afternoon Hong Kong time, indices turned sharply down, with Hong Kong's ...

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