US Presidential Election 2020: An election like no other

France
On the 10/16/20 at 7:26AM

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Tuba Raqshan

At L’Agefi’s Global Invest Forum, Melissa Bell, CNN’s Paris-based correspondent and political expert, and Vincent Mortier, deputy general manager and group deputy chief investment officer for Amundi, discuss why this American election is an unusual one.

The financial markets have been keenly following every twist and turn of the run up to the 2020 US Election. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the rules of the political game, as the Presidential candidates - Republican incumbent President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden - vie for the top spot.

Ahead of the November 3 elections, financial markets are preparing for various possible scenarios, including a contested election. Vincent Mortier, who has been in the investment industry since 1996, takes us through the economic and financial consequences of different outcomes of the US presidential elections, in conversation with CNN's Paris correspondent and political expert, Melissa Bell.