US President Donald Trump (left) and his Democratic challenger in the presidential election Joe Biden are seen on a computer screen, during their first debate on September 29. Photo: Xinhua US President Donald Trump (left) and his Democratic challenger in the presidential election Joe Biden are seen on a computer screen, during their first debate on September 29. Photo: Xinhua
US President Donald Trump (left) and his Democratic challenger in the presidential election Joe Biden are seen on a computer screen, during their first debate on September 29. Photo: Xinhua
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Trump-Biden contest: US dollar rebound indicates investors expect a disputed election outcome

  • Futures contracts are pricing in an unusually high level of anxiety in the months after the November 3 election, suggesting traders are worried about the possibility of a constitutional crisis
  • While the dollar had declined over the summer, its recent rebound also reflects a reassessment of optimism about a global economic recovery

US President Donald Trump (left) and his Democratic challenger in the presidential election Joe Biden are seen on a computer screen, during their first debate on September 29. Photo: Xinhua US President Donald Trump (left) and his Democratic challenger in the presidential election Joe Biden are seen on a computer screen, during their first debate on September 29. Photo: Xinhua
US President Donald Trump (left) and his Democratic challenger in the presidential election Joe Biden are seen on a computer screen, during their first debate on September 29. Photo: Xinhua
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