Joe Biden becomes 46th US President

Nearly a week after the election began, Joe Biden, now President elect Biden secured victory on Saturday evening to take his place as th46th President of the United States. Biden secured the Presidency when he edged ahead of Trump in Pennsylvania which has 20 electoral seats and represents a state which Trump needed to win to stand a chance of retaining the Presidency.  Markets have reacted positively on the news with the MSCI world reaching a new record high.