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October was a month of two halves - volatility was muted at the beginning of the month, then picked up in the days leading up to the U.S. election. Throughout the month, the outlook for Emerging and Developed equity markets seemingly diverged. DM markets were impacted by COVID-19 setbacks, the U.S election and Brexit negotiations. Meanwhile, China’s economic recovery is lifting EM equities.