US share markets have risen strongly shrugging off fears that a Donald Trump election victory could lead to a large Wall Street sell-off. The S&P 500 index ended up 23.70 points, or 1.11%, at 2,163.26. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained as much as 316 points, index closed 256.95 points, or 1.40%, higher at 18,589.69. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 57.58 points, or 1.11%, to 5,251.07.
Oil prices rose on Wednesday, as U.S. financial markets bounced back from a early Brexit-like slide that followed Donald Trump's surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election. U.S.Crude settled up 29 cents at $45.27, off a session low of $43.07. Brent Crude was up 31 cents, or .67 percent, at $46.35 a barre