While the much anticipated “Blue Wave” had not happened, Joe Biden has widened his lead over incumbent Donald Trump, potentially inspiring Asian markets for a “solid open”.

Just hours ago, the two were almost neck-and-neck, and investors were warned to brace for prolonged uncertainty.

At 7.30am Singapore time, Fox has called 264 electoral college votes for Biden, six votes short of a win, versus Trump’s 214 votes. CNN, meanwhile, is calling 253 votes for Biden and 213 for Trump.  

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