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US midterm elections to determine Donald Trump’s future political agenda
The policies of the American president are about to be put to the test. On 6 November 2018, the midterm elections will enable US voters to show how satisfied they are with the government's work. According to survey trends, there are no signs of a sweeping victory for the opposition: in the Senate, the Republicans are likely to retain the majority, whereas a change in leadership is likely for the House of Representatives. The following commentary delves into the potential implications of the election outcome on the financial markets.