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Market Outlook: April Fool’s Day

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Expect another chaotic day in Westminster as MPs are presented with a smorgasbord of options as to what sort of Withdrawal Agreement they might favour. We are not alone in facing political upheaval. Elections over the weekend have thrown up a comedian, whose TV show portrays him as Ukraine’s President, as front runner by a long mile in the first round of Presidential elections. In Slovakia, a political outsider with negligible experience in politics has become the country’s first female President. In Turkish local elections ruling strong-man Erdogan’s party has lost out to the opposition Republican People’s Party in several cities. In Italy Di Maio and Salvini are at each other’s throats again. Results from Thailand’s general election last weekend have still not been published.  

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