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April 26, 2022
Markets’ relief rally will be brief following Macron win, amid uncertainty premium
Despite Emmanuel Macron’s historic win in the elections in France on Sunday night, there’ll only be a modest rally due to the intensifying geopolitical and economic issues. Macron was re-elected as French president for a second term, winning 58.54% of the vote, whilst far-right challenger Marine Le Pen won 41.46%. The markets have avoided the shock and uncertainty that would have sent them into turmoil should Marine Le Pen have won, as she would have Read More
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Nigel Green
October 22, 2020
Markets would welcome U.S. stimulus – but is it hiding the real issue? premium
Stock markets are cautiously upbeat that a stimulus package can be agreed in the U.S. before the November 3 presidential election. Should this be the case however, it will probably just act as a temporary sticking-plaster to mask the real long-term issue of unemployment. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Secretary Steven Mnuchin were in talks again earlier this week as both sides try to strike a deal over another significant fiscal stimulus package before next Read More
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Nigel Green