Like most markets around the world, Canada's stock market has been jittery on the day after Donald Trump's election, but it's not the bloodbath that many people were expecting last night. In fact, the TSX Composite Index, like its U.S. equity market counterparts, was trading in positive territory.
Kevin McCreadie, an American who is now president and chief investment officer at AGF Investments, a large Canadian fund firm, admits that a lot of financial professionals are in a state of shock, but as an investor he views a Trump presidency as a blessing and a curse for Canada. "There are certain positive and negatives right off the bat," he said.
Here are four of the biggest market implications for Canada from a Trump administration — two good and two bad — that make sense based on what investing experts can gauge from Trump's broad policy statements.