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  • *Japan govt considering stimulus after Brexit vote turmoil. TOKYO, June 28- Japan is likely to include assistance for small businesses in an economic stimulus package it will compile after Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union, Economy Minister Nobuteru Ishihara said on Tuesday. "There are concerns about lessening the impact of the British...

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, June 27- The City of London is in talks with government officials as it seeks support for a Norway-style deal giving financial groups continued access to Europe after Britain's exit from the European Union. The push underscores scepticism that the status quo on trade with Europe can be held at little or no cost, a pledge made by some who...

  • *Strong yen, market turmoil threaten Japan's economy. TOKYO, June 28- Japan is likely to include assistance for small businesses in an economic stimulus package it will compile after Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union, Economy Minister Nobuteru Ishihara said on Tuesday. "There are concerns about lessening the impact of the British referendum on...

  • British Finance Minister George Osborne at an event in Manchester, Northern England, on December 8, 2014. Osborne ruled himself out of the running to succeed Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday, citing his fierce advocacy of staying in the European Union.

    British finance minister George Osborne ruled himself out of the running to succeed Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday.

  • LONDON, June 28- Britain's vote to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook. UK finance minister George Osborne said early Monday that the British economy was strong...

  • LONDON, June 28- British finance minister George Osborne ruled himself out of the running to succeed Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday, citing his fierce advocacy of staying in the European Union. The government is under pressure to fill a vacuum left when Cameron announced he would resign by October after Britain ignored his advice and...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain could have a new prime minister by early September, the ruling Conservative Party said on Monday, after David Cameron started laying the groundwork for his successor to trigger the country's exit from the European Union. The government is under pressure to fill a vacuum left when Cameron announced he would resign by October after...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.

    European leaders begin their summit in Brussels on Tuesday, where the Brexit and how it will be implemented is under discussion.

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    The U.K. has no leadership, as the Conservatives and Labour battle internal strife, says York University's Martin Smith.

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote last Thursday to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook. UK finance minister George Osborne said early Monday that the...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain could have a new prime minister by early September, the ruling Conservative Party said on Monday, after David Cameron started laying the groundwork for his successor to trigger the country's exit from the European Union. The government is under pressure to fill a vacuum left when Cameron announced he would resign by October after...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain suffered further blows to its economic standing on Monday as two top ratings agencies downgraded its sovereign credit score, judging last week's vote to leave the European Union would hurt its economy. Standard& Poor's stripped Britain of its last remaining top-notch credit rating, dropping it by two grades from "AAA" to "AA" and warning...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain could hold a second referendum on European Union membership if it can broker a deal with the EU to allow full control of its borders, health secretary Jeremy Hunt said in a letter published by the Daily Telegraph on Monday. Hunt said the prime minister who succeeds David Cameron should be given a chance to negotiate with Brussels before...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling despite government attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil that has been unleashed. Ratings agency Standard& Poor's stripped Britain of its last remaining...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain could have a new prime minister by early September, the ruling Conservative Party said on Monday, after David Cameron started laying the groundwork for his successor to trigger the country's exit from the European Union. The government is under pressure to fill a vacuum left when Cameron announced he would resign by October after...

  • Gold will continue to shine amid a weak dollar, says author and gold pro Jim Rickards.

    Gold traded near a more than two-year peak, as investors sought refuge in the safe-haven amid economic and political uncertainty.

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain's work and pensions minister Stephen Crabb is considering a bid to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron, Sky News reported on Monday, citing sources. Sky News said Crabb and business secretary Sajid Javid, who were both in favour of Britain remaining in the European Union, will canvass Conservative members of parliament about a joint bid,...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil it has unleashed. With the ruling Conservatives looking for a new leader after Prime Minister David...

  • LONDON, June 27- Ratings agency Standard& Poor's stripped Britain of its last remaining top-notch credit rating on Monday, slashing it by two notches from AAA and warning more downgrades could follow after Britons voted to leave the European Union last week. S&P's move was a fresh blow to Britain's economic standing after the referendum. But the vote has plunged...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil it has unleashed. With the ruling Conservatives looking for a new leader after Prime Minister David...