Asian stocks have tumbled after early results from the U.S Presidential polls suggested a victory for DONALD TRUMP looked more plausible.
All major markets in the region are now lower, with money flowing into safe haven stocks, gold and currencies including the Yen.
Also, the Mexican Pesos has hit an all-time low against the dollar.
As traders had expected a comfortable HILARY CLINTON win, even a tight race is enough to spark volatility.
Japan’s Nikkei two-two-five is down by two point two percent while the Hang Seng in Hong Kong is three point five percent lower and the Shanghai composite has lost one point three percent.
Earlier, Wall Street and European markets closed higher, but are currently predicated to fall sharply when the trading resumes.