Cautious hopes of Hillary Clinton win against Donald Trump lift most stock markets in Asia

City A.M. – Nov 8, 2016 – Most Asian stock markets rose today as Americans prepared to head to the polls and investors remained cautiously optimistic that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will secure the White House.

Modest upswings in Asian shares pushed the MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific-based stock outside of Japan up 0.3 per cent.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.3 per cent, while China’s CSI Index added 0.5 per cent. Japan’s Nikkei shed earlier gains to trade 0.2 per cent lower, weighed down by the yen’s rise and following losses yesterday

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