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Tanker carriers could benefit from Trump's triumph

If Donald Trump eases regulations of the oil and gas sector, the tanker carriers will likely get more to do, notes JP Morgan in a new analysis. The bank also voices concerns about the Republican's opposition to free trade.

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While the news of Donald Trump's electoral win was likely not met with enthusiasm by container and dry bulk carriers, the Republican triumph could benefit another shipping segment.

Throughout the US presidential election, business man Donald Trump has made it clear that he wants regulate the oil and gas sector less than has been the case under Democratic President Barack Obama.

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