Asian markets mostly up but traders on edge

Most Asian markets extended gains on November 8, 2018, on hopes Hillary Clinton will beat Donald Trump to win the US presidential electionMost Asian markets extended gains on hopes Hillary Clinton will beat Donald Trump to win Tuesday’s presidential election but traders are cautious with many opinion polls saying the race is too close to call. Global equities and risk assets surged Monday after the FBI said it would not pursue criminal charges against Clinton over her use of a private email server while secretary of state. Clinton is considered by many investors to be a safer bet than Trump, who is seen as a loose cannon with policies many fear could wreck the world’s top economy.

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