How the U.S. election will affect the Brazilian stock market

Whether its a Biden win or a Trump re-election, the outcome of the November 3 vote is sure to create shockwaves on Brazilian markets

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“If he’s elected, the stock market will crash,” said U.S. President Donald Trump, of his challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, during the final debate before the November 3 presidential election. However, stock futures in Asia and the U.S. barely budged on Friday after the face-off. 

That said, investors in Brazil might be advised to carefully consider all the possible outcomes for the U.S., as any turbulence in the world’s largest economy usually spills over to Brazil — especially when it comes to the stock market.

At this point, it is hard to know what exactly will happen to...

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