US Presidential Election 2020 - J.P. Morgan Asset Management

The US presidential election will take place on 3 November 2020. The result will have important implications for investors, as the combination of policies employed by the next administration could have a significant influence on whether the US stock market can continue the outperformance that it has recorded for much of the last decade.

Our regularly updated election insights provide investors with all they need to know as the election story evolves.

US election insight – June 2020

Global market strategist Hugh Gimber looks at how the polls are shaping up in key swing states, and the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak and US-China relations on the election campaign.

Hugh also assesses the candidates’ plans for restarting the economy and their proposals for corporate tax rates.

Key questions and answers

  • What will be voted on in November?

  • How should the polls be interpreted?

  • How might Covid-19 change the election timeline?

  • What are the prospects of a Republican victory, and what would be the priorities in a second term?

  • What are the prospects of a Democratic victory, and what are the key parts of the Democrats’ agenda?

  • What are the investment implications?

As the race for the White House heats up, our strategists will bring you all the news from the campaign trail.

Make sure to check back for our latest coverage.

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