Winners and losers from the seismic US election result
After a long and brutal US presidential election campaign, Donald Trump emerged victorious, winning 279 electoral votes and 47.5% of the popular vote. Republicans also maintained majorities in the House and the Senate.
How could this election result impact on the markets?
Businessman and reality television personality Donald Trump became the Republican Party’s presidential nominee on 19 July 2016 and has subsequently become the 45th President of the United States of America following a long, drawn out and politically bruising campaign.