After almost three and a half years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, the country is finally on track to withdraw from the continent next month as results forecast the Conservatives winning a clear majority.
All about Brexit
If that wasn't clear, just take a look at the pound which was tucked up in bed shortly after the exit poll while the rest of us stayed the course, on the off-chance that British politics had one more surprise in store for us.
After many months of confusion and uncertainty, markets finally received a dose of clarity on two fronts. One on trade and the other on Brexit. Washington and Beijing announced on Friday an agreement of an interim trade deal to partially reduce their trade conflict.