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Mixed views on Wall Street as poll results turn out as expected

Bears see gridlock hampering Trump's fiscal stimulus efforts; bulls expect pressure on him to reverse trade protectionism

The polls have been proved right and the Democrats are now in control of the House of Representatives and the Republicans have retained the Senate.


THE big question facing global investors is how Wall Street will perform in the medium and long term, now that the mid-term elections are over.

Stocks opened higher on Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 153.45 points, or 0.60 per cent, at 25,788.46. The S...

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