With U.S. elections around the corner, President Trump has not held back his thoughts on China's management of the COVID-19 pandemic which may result in further trade war tensions. Investors are understandably concerned, but will Trump follow through?

In Europe, all eyes are on lockdown reversal plans and any moves by the Bank of England ahead of Thursday's meeting.

Listen to this week's podcast for insight on the current state of the markets from Derek Halpenny, Head of Research for Global Markets EMEA.

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