Asian markets finished broadly lower today with shares in Japan leading the region. The Nikkei 225 is down 5.36% while Hong Kong's Hang Seng is off 2.16% and China's Shanghai Composite is lower by 0.62%.
European markets are lower today with shares in France off the most. The CAC 40 is down 0.99% while Germany's DAX is off 0.92% and London's FTSE 100 is lower by 0.30%.
U S Stock index futures came well off session lows after Hillary Clinton conceded the presidential election to Donald Trump.S&P 500 futures were down 107 points, or 5%, Tuesday night. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were off 4.3%.
Gold futures also traded higher in a safety play, rising 1.92 percent, or $24.30, to $1,298.20 per ounce.