Shares surge on bets the close election makes higher taxes and tougher regulation less likely.
Shoppers report lengthy queues as demand surges ahead of England’s month-long lockdown from Thursday.
Uncertainty about the outcome of the race has weighed on share prices in recent weeks.
John Lewis and Currys PC World among those opening later as demand surges ahead of lockdown.
The government has announced self-employed workers can claim up to 80% of profits, from 40% before.
Pubs express dismay at latest lockdown amid fears of more job cuts and permanent closures.
The scheme to help borrowers facing financial difficulty had been due to end on 31 October.
How people are dealing with the effects of coronavirus in one New York neighbourhood.
Several entrepreneurs tell the BBC what is at stake, for their industry and wider society.
Chips that power nearly all electronic devices are at the heart of the battle for global dominance.