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    Nikkei Futures Down Almost 5% Amid US Presidential Elections Count

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    2016 US Presidential Election (161)

    The Tokyo Stock Exchange Nikkei index went down over 4 percent as results were coming in from the US presidential election.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – As of Wednesday morning, the index was down 4.76 percent. Meanwhile the Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.32 percent, while the Shenzhen Composite Index went down 1.39 percent. The Hang Seng fell by 2.82 percent.

    According to the current New York Times prediction, Republican Donald Trump has a chance of over 95 percent to win in the elections.

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