'The worst outcome for markets': 'Electoral paralysis' as Trump bids to halt vote counting

2020 US Election

Lauren Mason
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Trump is now tipped as the favourite to win by several betting firms
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Trump is now tipped as the favourite to win by several betting firms

The inconclusive outcome of today’s US presidential election is the “worst outcome for markets”, according to investment professionals, who warn the “dragged out affair” will delay a “swift stimulus package” which would ultimately buoy share prices.

This comes following a close overnight race for presidency, with Democrat candidate Joe Biden currently projected to win 236 electoral college votes and incumbent Republican US President Donald Trump to...

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