Donald Trump's surprise victory over Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the US has provoked from the financial services sector a mixture of optimism, pessimism and, above all, uncertainty.
AJ Bell investment director Russ Mould described market movements that saw rises in the value of gold and the yen as "textbook reactions" to unexpected events. "In the very short term, stockmarkets look...
Investors have largely avoided financials over the past 10 years, with the share prices of US and European banks having largely stood still relative to broader markets since 2007. But while banks won't return to their record valuations any time soon (and...
Steps already taken
Increasingly diverse sector
First of planned acquisitions
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