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  • NEW YORK, June 21- Global stock markets edged higher on Thursday while sterling reversed gains after hitting a more than 5 1/ 2- month high earlier in the day as polls and surveys showed the United Kingdom's vote on leaving the EU on a knife-edge. Oil prices fell nearly $1, dropping back below $50 per barrel and ending a two-day rally as the latest opinion polls...

  • LONDON, June 21- Sterling pulled away from a 5-1/ 2- month high against the dollar on Tuesday after a poll showed the campaign for Britain to stay in the European Union has lost some of its lead ahead of Thursday's referendum on EU membership. Having earlier surged to $1.4788, its highest since the start of the year, sterling trimmed some of its gains to trade at...

  • NEW YORK, June 21- The dollar edged up on Tuesday after news that a new poll on Britain's referendum on European Union membership showed growing support for the "Leave" camp, pushing down the euro and sterling. The dollar rose to a session high against a basket of six currencies after polling firm Survation showed the percentage of voters supporting Britain's exit...

  • LONDON, June 21- Arabica coffee and raw sugar futures on ICE fell back on Tuesday from a rally to multi-month highs, while London cocoa eased in reaction to a stronger sterling currency. September arabica futures were down 2.15 cent, or 1.5 percent, at $1.3915 per lb at 1210 GMT, and were within sight of a 13- month high of $1.4685 touched on June 9.

  • Gartman on sidelines ahead of Brexit

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, weighs in on how he is positioning his portfolio ahead of Thursday's Brexit vote.

  • Hedge funds brace for Brexit

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports hedge fund managers are scrambling to be in the right position following the Brexit referendum.

  • Case for 'remain': William Hague

    CNBC's Wilfred Frost talks with former U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague about the risks associated with Brexit and why he is pro 'remain.'

  • These markets vulnerable if Brexit happens: Pro

    Richard Turnill, BlackRock, provides his outlook on the British pound and global markets as polls show a too close to call vote and George Soros issues a currency warning.

  • 'Remain' camp gains traction: Polls

    Jeremy Hunt, Conservative Party MP, talks about the shift in polls indicating a slight lead for the 'remain' camp. It's a very British decision and the vote is too close to call, says Hunt.

  • Argument for 'leave' vote

    Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Justice, shares his views on the benefits of leaving the European Union.

  • Brexit polls shows voters divided

    Peter Kellner, former YouGov president talks about the odd of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.

  • George Soros

    Billionaire George Soros has a stern warning for those in Britain that want to leave the EU, reports CNBC's Wilfred Frost. Also a look at the latest polls numbers.

  • *Brent crude oil dips but holds above $50 a barrel. LONDON, June 21- Sterling hit a seven-week high against the dollar on Tuesday on expectations Britons will vote to stay in the European Union but stocks failed to build on the previous day's gains as this week's referendum kept many investors cautious. The dollar retreated against most major currencies with the...

  • TOKYO, June 21- Asian shares rose after a tentative start on Tuesday, cautiously extending a rally triggered by growing expectations that British voters will opt to remain in the European Union in this week's referendum. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.5 percent in late afternoon trade, while spreadbetters predicted...

  • TOKYO, June 21- Asian shares rose after a tentative start on Tuesday, cautiously extending a rally triggered by growing expectations that British voters will opt to remain in the European Union in this week's referendum. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.2 percent. "With Yellen's congressional testimony and the UK referendum...

  • Brexit FX

    A Brexit would lead to the yen strengthening and pressure policymakers for a coordinated intervention, says Standard Chartered Bank's Divya Devesh.

  • TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, June 21- The British pound eased against the dollar on Tuesday, a day after posting its biggest daily gain in 7 years on the back of opinion polls that swung in favour of the campaign for Britain to stay in the European Union. Two opinion polls on Monday showed that the "Remain" camp has recovered some ground in Britain's European Union referendum...

  • Stay In FX Market Ahead of Brexit

    Compass Markets' Michael Sarpi says there could be good trading opportunities in the sterling and the euro.

  • Brexit Trading

    Point View Wealth Management's John Petrides says he is positioned against a Brexit, because the economic implications of leaving are too large.

  • UK SMEs Less Fearful of Brexit

    Most SMEs believe exiting the EU is a positive, while larger corporates are more anxious about a Brexit, says East & Partners' Martin Smith.