Election update: Stock markets update

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Stock markets around the world continue to crash. Japanese Nikkei index is off 1000 pts (5.8%), the BSE Sensex in Mumbai is similarly off 3.60%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index is off 3.32%. Trading in futures on the New York Stock Exchange has been halted. Foreign currencies are tumbling as a Trump presidency is expected to cancel free-trade agreements around the world. The Mexican Peso is especially hard hit, falling over 11% at this time.