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After weeks of last minute talks, a deal was finally agreed between European Union and UK, ending over four years of negotiation and safeguarding nearly a $1 trillion of annual trade, providing some clarity and relief to Brexit-weary investors. The markets reacted positively, but have more challenges ahead with the surge in COVID-19 cases. We examine the next steps with our stellar line-up of guests, and gauge the long-term impact of the Brexit deal on markets, finance and industry.
Trump vs Biden 2020
The dust is starting to settle on one of the most fiercely contested election in a generation. The key swing state of Pennsylvania tipped the electoral college votes over the weekend in favour of President Elect Joe Biden, meaning he is now poised to take charge of the Oval Office.
A record number of Americans voted and in receiving over 74 million votes, Biden received more votes than any other candidate in history – pipping Trump who had the second most in history with 70 million votes. What is next for the Republicans and Democrats, and America as a whole? We cover all these topics and more in the Global Markets Forum, including panels than include market gurus, betting experts and political pundits.
COVID-19 impact on markets
Covid-19 has wreaked havoc globally, affecting numerous countries, triggering emergency measures and majorly disrupting stock markets.
The Global Markets Forum brings members special insights and knowledge on the financial implications of Covid-19. Together with industry experts and peers, we’ll debate today’s pressing issues, brainstorm our own strategies and share valuable takeaways to help you create an informed opinion on the future of the markets.
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Divya Chowdhury - Asia and Global Editor, Global Markets Forum, Reuters News
As a financial journalist for over 20 years, Divya has covered macroeconomics, central banks, global cross-asset markets, company news, market scams and natural disasters. She has a penchant for multimedia, social media and community-building, loves a good conversation, and believes forging strong relationships lies at the heart of everything we do. Divya regularly hosts panel discussions both within and outside Reuters, and has been going to Davos since 2019, interviewing a multitude of high profile guests, both on- and off-camera.
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