Dutch election result: too soon to sound the all-clear

Although the PVV’s prospects had been in decline for some time, the failure of Geert Wilders to win the most seats in the Dutch parliamentary elections ought partly to relieve one the biggest concerns hanging over European fixed income in recent months. The perceived threat of anti-EU parties assuming power in the continent’s capitals has led government bonds in Europe’s peripheral and ‘semicore’ markets to underperform their ‘core’ market peers.

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Trump leads Republican sweep as US rejects status quo

Global uncertainty to remain as election result signals further rolling back of globalisation themes, with emerging markets likely to see greatest impact.

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