Oliver's Insights

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Date: 
15 November 2016

Read Dr Shane Oliver's insights regarding the results.
 

Key points

- 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.

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