Global financial markets dive after poll puts Trump ahead

With less than one week to go until Election Day, a national poll showing Donald Trump with a narrow lead over Hillary Clinton sent global financial markets tumbling Wednesday, as both candidates focused on scrapping for votes in battleground states.
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Kenya is banking on her long-standing relations with China to have a four per cent levy on flower exports to the Asian country scrapped.
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