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  • *Latest polls show support for "Remain" in Thursday's UK vote. *Investors remain cautious as UK voters closely divided. HONG KONG, June 23- Sterling rose and Asian stocks crept higher in cautious trade on Thursday though many investors sought shelter in safe-haven assets such as the yen and government debt as they braced for Britain's vote on its fate in the...

  • CORRECTED-BRITISH POUND RISES TO 154.77.

  • If the U.K. voted to exit the EU, currency traders would likely dump the pound and send funds into the dollar, FX pros said.

  • BRITISH POUND RISES ABOVE 163.86 YEN, HITS HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE MARCH.

  • *Latest polls show support for "Remain" in Thursday's UK vote. *Investors remain cautious as UK voters closely divided. HONG KONG, June 23- Asian stocks were up in hesitant trade on Thursday, as many investors sought shelter in safe-haven assets such as the Japanese yen and government debt as they braced for Britain's vote on its fate in in the European Union.

  • TOKYO, June 23- The pound advanced to a six-month high against the dollar on Thursday after the latest polls favoured Britain remaining in the European Union, just hours before referendum voting was due to open. Polls by ComRes, conducted for the Daily Mail newspaper and ITV television, and by YouGov for The Times newspaper in London, showed a last-minute rise in...

  • Brexit Mkt Impact

    There will be a painful initial market reaction to a Brexit decision but markets will eventually settle down, says JPMorgan AM's Kerry Craig.

  • *Latest polls show support for "Remain" in Thursday's UK vote. TOKYO, June 23- Asian shares edged up and sterling stood close to its peak for the year on Thursday, as investors were cautiously optimistic that British voters would opt to remain in the European Union at a referendum later in the session. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged...

  • Brexit Markets

    Capital Link Intl's Brett McGonegal says there's a wave of nationalist movements globally and people want to regain control.

  • Brexit Tourism

    Britain's tourism industry, while resilient, will be hit by post-Brexit uncertainty and currency moves, says Continuum Attractions' Juliana Delaney.

  • Brexit Implications

    A close call for "Bremain" will be a wake-up call for David Cameron, but he will probably remain in charge, says Standard Chartered Bank's Sarah Hewin.

  • The dollar was broadly weaker on Wednesday as risk appetite returned to markets.

  • NEW YORK, June 22- The dollar was broadly weaker on Wednesday as risk appetite returned to markets, boosting higher-risk currencies, while sterling and the euro rose on the last day of campaigning before Britain's referendum on European Union membership. A swing in bookmaker odds towards Britain choosing to remain in the EU, following the murder of a British...

  • LONDON, June 22- Sterling slipped on Wednesday after an opinion poll gave the "Leave" campaign a one-point lead over those who want to keep Britain in the European Union, less than 15 hours before voting in a membership referendum begins. Sterling fell to as low as $1.4663 after Wednesday's poll, down from around $1.4712 before its release, then inched up to $1.4678...

  • NEW YORK, June 22- The dollar was broadly weaker on Wednesday as risk appetite returned to markets, boosting higher-risk currencies, while sterling and the euro rose on the last day of campaigning before Britain's referendum on European Union membership. A swing in bookmaker odds towards Britain choosing to remain in the EU, following the murder of a British...

  • Santelli: Rates steady but hold gains

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar ahead of Thursday's Brexit vote.

  • LONDON, June 22- Sterling rose on Wednesday, hovering below a 5-1/ 2- month high against the dollar, as investors cut bets against the pound just a day before Britain votes on whether to remain in the European Union. It was at around 60 percent last Thursday before the murder of pro-EU lawmaker Jo Cox. Sterling was up 0.2 percent at $1.4685, having hit a peak of $1.4788 on...

  • Brexit bet? Follow the money: Pro

    Hans Olsen, Stifel, and Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group, weigh in on the potential fallout from Brexit. The undecided are going to decide this vote, says Olsen.

  • Markets brace for Brexit Friday

    Mark Astley, Millennium Global CEO, discusses the risks a Brexit could pose for global markets.

  • Sterling and the euro rose on the last day before Britain's referendum on EU membership, the pound trading just off its highest this year.