Investors buoyed by decision
Stocks rise after FBI clear Clinton
Stock markets in Asia rose overnight and the FTSE 100 closed 113.64 points or 1.7% higher at 6,806.9
Wall Street rose after it had closed lower for nine days in a row until Friday, its longest losing streak in more than 35 years.
The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 2.08% to end at 18,259.67 points and the S&P 500 surged 2.22% to 2,131.52. The Nasdaq Composite added 2.37% to 5,166.17.
Investors responded positively to the FBI decision that the Democratic candidate should not face criminal charges over her emails.
Commodities were among the biggest gainers but HSBC also enjoyed a sharp rise. Its shares jumped nearly 5%, the lender’s biggest daily gain in seven months after reporting a rise in its core capital ratio.