The US election and market trading: watch exclusive commentary

Get expert analysis on Biden and how the outcome of the 2020 American presidential race could affect world financial markets in this ongoing video series.

18th November 2020

9th November 2020

All votes have been cast, and though counting continues, we are getting a clearer picture of the possible outcome thanks to exit polls and electoral college projections based on real data. In this exclusive video, OANDA market analyst Craig Erlam gives his reactions.

4th November 2020

Craig Elram

Senior Market Analyst, UK and EMEA, OANDA

Craig has been OANDA’s UK market analyst since 2015. He is based in London and focuses on fundamental and technical analysis. He holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.

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