Graphic content – November; Market Volatility, Oil and the US election
8th November 2016
Volatility in global financial markets has picked up across all asset classes ahead of the US Presidential election, with the VIX Index reaching its highest level since the UK referendum in June. In the lead-up to the finale of one of the most dramatic and divisive campaigns in the US vote history, markets have been entirely focused on the implications of the election and a possible Trump win, while a 7.5% fall in Oil seems to have gone somehow unnoticed.
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