Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 have held steady with the Democrats looking likely to gain control of the
By midday in Asian trading on Wednesday the future contracts had showed none of the drastic swings seen with the 2016 presidential election. The mixed outcome for the midterm election, with the
The future contract for the Dow rose 0.3 percent to 25,707.00 and that for the S&P 500 added 0.2 percent to 2,764.80.
Asian shares are trading higher as results come in for the
The election results were being closely watched in
The Democrats were gaining significant ground in the battle for House control, while Republicans held their Senate majority, according to early results.
The dollar rose to 113.21 yen from 113.18 yen, while the euro climbed to $1.1464 from $1.1427.