Trump win forces rethink of investment risk assumptions

Risk management preparations confounded by day that shifted from risk off to risk on

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Rethink needed: expectations turned out to be wide of the mark

"If you'd asked me yesterday where the market would be at noon today, I'd have said US equities would be down a few percentage points, the dollar would be down and rates would be lower as investors sought safety in Treasuries. I'd have been wrong on every count." Andrew Chin, chief risk officer at investment management and research firm AB, says his scenarios for a Trump victory in the US presidential election yesterday included a five-point dip in equities, a five-point dip in the peso and a