Banking rally not justified by the facts

No guarantee Trump’s plan to loosen regulation will work or be exported overseas
Thursday 09 Feb 2017 Author: Tom Sieber
The market is beginning to price in a more lax regulatory environment for the banking industry as US president Donald Trump sets in motion proposals to scale back rules across the Atlantic. We think investors should resist the temptation to hitch a ride by investing in UK banks. There are few guarantees Trump’s actions will be replicated in Europe even assuming he can successfully implement them in the US...

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