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At the end of a much-anticipated election, the United States remains as divided as ever. Just like 2016, the polls were off, with several states’ margins turning out to be much narrower than projected. Joe Biden appears to be on course toward a narrow victory, but without control of the Senate and a smaller majority in the House. Final vote tally related delays and inevitable squabbling notwithstanding, what will be the post-election direction of executive and legislative decision-making? What do the results mean for the mandate provided to the policy makers? How will Asia’s economies and markets fare in response? Are major changes in the making? We will go over the election results and their implications in detail.
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