Why you should care about the German elections
You may be forgiven for not staying up late this Sunday to watch the final results of Germany’s parliamentary elections come in. While chancellor Merkel is sure to win, the scale of her victory is likely to impact the future direction of bond spreads.
Markets celebrate Macron victory in French elections
Equity markets have welcomed Emmanuel Macron’s resounding victory in the first round of the French presidential elections. The euro also rallied, while peripheral bond yields collapsed.
Clinton vs Trump and the US stock market fallout
With the final battle for the White House inevitably looking like a showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the relationship between presidential elections and the US stock market is once again catching the attention of investors.