European markets and Dow Futures seems celebrating on the news of today’s French Presidential Election result. FTSE , DAX and CAC 40 all up by 2-4% at the time writing and Dow Future also up by more than 200 points.
Recently, investors seems given more concerns to geopolitical issues where it hasdominated the market move base on their preliminary or final results , since BREXITreferendum on June 2016 and follow by US Presidential Election on Nov 2016.
Definition of “ Geopolitical Risk by Wikipedia : ( Here )
What is ‘Political Risk’
Political risk is the risk an investment’s returns could suffer as a result of political changes or instability in a country.Instability affecting investment returns could stem from a change in government, legislative bodies, other foreign policy makers or military control. Political risk is also known as “geopolitical risk,” and becomes more of a factor as the time horizon of an investment gets longer…