US Presidential Election 2020 – Opportunities in the Markets


The next presidential election in the United States of America is on the 3rd November 2020. Being a major world event, the U.S elections outcome may be key for investors as it would affect future policies and their investment implications. 


Are you ready to take advantage of the opportunities in the markets?


Impact on Financial markets: Political and economic events can have an effect on the financial markets.  This is more so considering that this is a major world event and one which the whole world is watching closely. The impact would result in certain instruments to rise in value and others to drop.

Volatility: Market is generally more volatile during presidential elections where the result is uncertain, meaning there is no one candiate leading the polls or clearly would win. Nonetheless, even if there is a clear lead in the initial polls, final result would not be known till the last minute. Hence, under such uncertainty, market volatility is expected to increase. 

Timing: Now is the perfect time to get involved in the markets. Some traders may like to take advantage of the volatitlity and price fluctuations for some of the top financial assets in the world.


Tips for trading

  • As the election gets nearer, it would be good to watch closely the opinion polls, economic announcements and news leading up to the election day and even after.
  • Ensure you are up to date with reliable and credible news and economic announcements.
  • Prepare to hedge your trading portfolio and USD exposure.
  • Where you think asset prices will rise, go long on positions.
  • Where you think asset prices will fall, go short on positions.


There may only be two candidates, but we believe you would find multiple opportunities from our wide spectrum of products from Stock Indices, Commodities, Precious Metals to Forex. 



The information and opinions provided here do not take into account any particular individual's investment objectives, financial situation, or needs, and hence does not constitute as an advice or a recommendation with respect to any investment product. This advertisement has not been reviewed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.




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