Biden leads counting in tight race for White House but punters see Trump back
The US Dow December Futures gave up 300 points to trade in the negative but was back in green later. Bitcoin surged past 14,000 mark for the first time since 2017 and the Chinese yuan tanked. Betting markets flipped in favour of a Trump victory
The race for the White House has turned out to be far tighter against what the pollsters said was going to be a clear win by Joe Biden. The Democratic Party challenger was still ahead of President Donald Trump as of 8.50am IST but it was a close call in the big swing states of Pennsylvania, Arizona, Ohio, Georgia, North Carolina and Michigan.