Equity volatility returns as investors position for US election

By Sam Kerr
16 Oct 2020

Equity markets swung violently this week as investors reacted to polling and projections in the US election. With over two weeks left before the vote on November 3, equity bankers and investors are predicting a choppy time ahead which might make things trickier for capital markets deals.

A big victory for Joe Biden and congressional Democrats is widely seen as the most market friendly outcome on November 3.

Investors believe a Biden victory would provide the political stability required for politicians in Washington, DC to pass a comprehensive stimulus package to help the economy weather ...

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