elections 2016

Trump’s Surprise Wins in Key U.S. States Rattle World Markets

By Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson Nov 8 – Republican Donald Trump scored a series of shocking wins in battleground U.S. states including Florida and Ohio on Tuesday, opening a path to the White House for the political outsider and rattling world markets that had counted on a win by Democrat Hillary Clinton. With investors

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Oil Prices Tumble as Trump Pulls Ahead in Close U.S. Election

By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE, Nov 9 – Oil prices tumbled on Wednesday as vote counting showed Republican Donald Trump edging ahead in an unexpectedly tight U.S. presidential election, setting world markets on edge. Crude futures markets roared into action as Trump surprised by defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton in a series of key contests and opening

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