A disputed outcome to the upcoming U.S. presidential election in November is now the primary concern for investors, topping a second wave of coronavirus.
This is according to a survey carried out by deVere Group, who asked over 700 clients ‘What is your biggest investment worry for the rest of 2020?’
The number one investment worry was a contested U.S. election (72%); the effect of a second wave of Covid-19 (18%) and the U.S.-China trade war (5%). The remaining 5% was comprised of geopolitical issues such as Brexit.
The 735 people who took part in the poll are resident in the UK, North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Australasia.
We can clearly see that investors across the globe are starting to become seriously concerned about the U.S. presidential election.
However, it’s not about whether Trump or Biden comes out on top, it’s about the impending possibility of a