Markets ‘could get ugly’ if US election is contested
US President Donald Trump is already questioning the legitimacy of the upcoming November poll
New York — Investors are increasingly preparing for the risk of a contested US presidential election come November, worried that an ugly political situation will create volatility across markets.
A key risk is that Republican President Donald Trump is already questioning the legitimacy of the election, analysts said. His Democratic challenger, former vice-president Joe Biden, currently has a nine percentage point advantage among likely voters and a significant advantage among voters who are undecided, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll...