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Markets to judge Trump on credible White House appointments rather than election rhetoric -

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Well far from a much feared global sharemarket route, investors have pushed stocks higher in the wake of Donald Trump's victory.

Despite predictions of a four per cent plunge, Wall Street surged with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ending 1.4 per cent higher.

Here in Australia, the All Ordinaries Index has rallied more three per cent with BHP Billiton up more than nine per cent.

The question now is what does a Donald Trump presidency hold for the world - not just big investors?

Stephanie Flanders is chief market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management in London.

She's visiting Sydney where she spoke with the ABC's senior business correspondent Peter Ryan.


Stephanie Flanders, JP Morgan Asset Management