Volatility grips US stock futures as election heads down to the wire

Investors braced for a tight US election with the potential for the contest to drag on, as the outcome appeared to rest on a handful of pivotal states that could take days to reach a final tally. Markets swung overnight as results from Tuesday's national election trickled in, with the control of the presidency and Congress in the balance.

Republican President Donald Trump won the battleground of Florida and took the lead over Democratic rival Joe Biden in other U.S. swing states, but Biden voiced confidence he would win the.....

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