The US election & market implications

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US electionThe surprise election of Donald Trump in last week’s presidential election created some market wobbles, and naturally many people have been concerned about the impact on their portfolios.

Vanguard has published a response, based on an analysis of decades of historical data. It shows that presidential elections typically don’t have a long-term effect on market performance.

It’s also interesting to see there is little variation in market performance whether it’s a Democrat or Republican in the Oval Office.

Read the full account here.

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2018-01-22T08:14:24+00:00 November 14th, 2016|