So we now know for sure that Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the USA from January 2017.
Financial markets have reacted to the uncertainty of an American future under Donald Trump.
More information will come to light over the next few weeks and months and economists will be better equipped to tell us what they believe this means for the American economy and indeed the global economy alike.
In the meantime, safe haven assets are likely to be a popular choice. Overseas bricks and mortar could well be on the radar for American investors. London has historically been one of the global preferred options for a safe haven investment, although currency fluctuations will also play a role in these choices.