Donald Trump elected President of the US
Implications for investors and Australia
Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States risks ushering in a period of policy uncertainty which could cause further share market weakness in the short term.
Australia and Asia generally are particularly exposed to this given the high trade exposure regionally.
Trump’s victory is a negative for “risk assets” like shares and the $A in the short term – but if he becomes more pragmatic as President, any short term weakness will provide a buying opportunity.