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US election 2020: Biden wins

The people have spoken, and it's Joe Biden who has triumphed. What’s next for the markets? Prepare for potential spread betting​ and CFD trading opportunities with CMC's in-depth analysis.

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Biden is victorious: make sure you’re prepared

Top tips for trading the US election

Set price alerts to stay on top of significant market movements around the US election

React to every opportunity as news breaks, even when underlying markets are shut

Spread bet or trade CFDs on key markets to hedge your portfolio

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Markets that matter

You can trade on over 12,000 instruments with CMC Markets; what effect will the election result have on the markets you trade?


What does Biden's win mean for the major US indices like the US 30 and US SPX 500?


How will healthcare and pharma shares respond to the new president, Joe Biden? The Democrats have a different approach, so many key sectors can expect to see a profound impact.


How will the US dollar react to the news of Biden’s triumph? And will it be a positive outcome for forex markets?


How will the Democrats’ victory impact commodities markets? Will we see increased market movement on Gold, Silver or Brent Oil?

Markets to watch during the 2020 US election

How will the markets react on Tuesday 3 November?

Pricing is indicative. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.

How will you play the US stock markets post-election?

Taking a walk through history can help investors decide which way to play in the wake of a US presidential election.

US election

When is the US election? Key dates in the US presidential election


First debate


Vice-presidential debate


Second debate


Final debate


Election day

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