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  • WASHINGTON, June 24- President Barack Obama said on Friday that strong U.S. ties to Britain and the European Union would endure after British voters chose to leave the EU in a referendum that sent U.S. officials scrambling to contain political and economic fallout. "The people of the United Kingdom have spoken, and we respect their decision," said Obama, who had...

  • PARIS, June 24- French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Friday he would welcome London banks to Paris after Britain's vote to quit the European Union, using the "red carpet" metaphor in an apparent dig at British Prime Minister David Cameron. Asked at a news conference if France would actively lobby banks to bring activities to Paris should Brexit makes life...

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- President Barack Obama said on Friday that strong U.S. ties to Britain and the European Union would endure after British voters chose to leave the EU in a referendum that sent U.S. officials scrambling to contain political and economic fallout. "The people of the United Kingdom have spoken, and we respect their decision," said Obama, who had...

  • *More than $2 trillion wiped off world stocks. LONDON, June 24- Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow since World War Two to the European project of forging greater unity. Global financial markets plunged on Friday as results from a referendum defied bookmakers' odds to...

  • June 24- U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping as much as 538 points, as Britain's vote to quit the European Union roiled global financial markets. "We're seeing some selling pressure today primarily because a lot of investors and market participants were not anticipating this outcome," said David Lefkowitz, senior...

  • Now, the British leader's closest rival- in the EU referendum, in the Conservative Party and in the country- is the frontrunner to take his job. Britain's decision to leave the European Union, a victory for the populist cause, may be a defining moment for Britain and the European project. For Cameron, the turning point came in February when Johnson, a politician who has...

  • MEXICO CITY, June 24- Mexico's government will cut spending, and the central bank is ready to act on interest rates in the wake of Britain's vote to exit the European Union, senior officials said on Friday. Finance Minister Luis Videgaray said the government would reduce spending by 31.715 billion pesos in 2016, its second such cut this year, to reassure markets...

  • A man looks at a notice outside a polling station in central London, Britain, June 23, 2016.

    Why did the U.K. Brexit? why? According to Google, a lot of voters aren't really sure.

  • LONDON, June 24- The price of copper and other industrial metals fell on Friday as worries about economic growth rose following the British vote to leave the European Union, and as the dollar soared. Analysts said this was partly due to the key role of China, the world's biggest metals consumer. "But I suppose since because China is primarily the main demand force for...

  • LONDON, June 24- Investors ran for the safety of top-rated German debt and ditched bonds in riskier southern Europe on Friday as Britain's vote to leave the European Union gave euro zone markets their biggest shock since their 2012 crisis. German bond yields- an indication of government borrowing costs- dropped to record lows while equivalents in Spain, Italy...

  • 52% vote to leave EU

    CNBC’s Sara Eisen reports many British people are celebrating the United Kingdom referendum day as an “independence day.”

  • World stocks headed for one the biggest slumps on record as investors predicted the impact of the narrow 52 vs 48 percent vote for Britain to leave the European Union would damage economic confidence across the globe. Those who campaigned for Britain to leave had said a weaker pound could help UK exports, but it will also reduce the value of foreign companies' UK...

  • Presumptive Republican nominee for US president Donald Trump arrives to his Trump Turnberry Resort on June 24, 2016 in Ayr, Scotland. Mr Trump arrived to officially open his golf resort which has undergone an eight month refurbishment as part of an investment thought to be worth in the region of two hundred million pounds.

    The vote by citizens of Great Britain to leave the European Union had an immediate impact on the U.S. presidential race, Politico's Ben White says.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- President Barack Obama said on Friday the U.S. relationship with both Britain and the European Union would endure in the wake of British voters' decision to leave the EU. "The United Kingdom and the European Union will remain indispensable partners of the United States even as they begin negotiating their ongoing relationship," Obama added.

  • *Futures on Wall St's VIX "fear gauge" jump. June 24- U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping as much as 538 points, as Britain's vote to quit the European Union roiled global financial markets. "Markets clearly got it wrong and were obviously, to use the British term,' gobsmacked' by the result," said Aaron Clark, portfolio manager...

  • *PM Cameron to quit as UK rewrites engagement rules with EU. NEW YORK/ LONDON, June 24- Oil prices fell about 5 percent in New York's morning trade on Friday after Britain's vote to leave the European Union led to huge risk aversion and rally in safe havens like the U.S. dollar that could derail a three-month long recovery in global oil markets. Financial markets have...

  • MEXICO CITY, June 24- Mexico's government will cut spending and the central bank is ready to act on interest rates in the wake of Britain's vote to exit the European Union, senior officials said on Friday. Finance Minister Luis Videgaray said the government would cut spending by 31.715 billion pesos in 2016, its second spending cut this year, to reassure markets...

  • President Barack Obama on Friday said the United States' relationship with both the United Kingdom and the European Union would endure in the wake of Britain's decision to leave the Brexit referendum. "The United Kingdom and the European Union will remain indispensable partners of the United States even as they begin negotiating their ongoing relationship,"...

  • *Italy's Northern League says: "It's our turn". LONDON/ BUDAPEST, June 24- Britain's vote to leave the European Union fired up populist eurosceptic parties across the continent on Friday, giving fresh voice to their calls to leave the bloc or its euro currency. Right-wing and anti-immigrant parties in the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and France demanded...

  • Former London Mayor and 'Vote Leave' campaigner Boris Johnson speaks during a press conference in central London on June 24, 2016.

    Who is Boris Johnson, the former London mayor and possible British prime minister?