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  • *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.

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  • *Risk assets routed as Britain votes to leave EU. *Sterling suffers historic fall in massive selloff, yen jumps. NEW YORK/ LONDON, June 24- Global capital markets reeled on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, with $2 trillion in value wiped from equity bourses worldwide, while money poured into safe-haven gold and government bonds.

  • *Britain's vote to leave EU boosts safe-haven U.S. bonds. Treasury prices soared on Friday on safe haven buying as rattled investors evaluated the repercussions of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. "Right now it's' every man for himself' safety buying," said Tom Tucci, head of Treasuries trading at CIBC in New York.

  • 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 show a 52-48 percent victory for the campaign...

  • *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...

  • *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...

  • But Scotland votes 62-38 to remain in bloc. Scotland, a nation of five million people, voted decisively to stay in the EU by 62 to 38 percent in a referendum on Thursday, putting it at odds with the United Kingdom as a whole, which voted 52-48 in favor of an exit from the EU, or Brexit. A vote for independence would end the 300- year-old union between Scotland and England,...

  • *Futures on Wall St's VIX "fear gauge" jump. June 24- U.S. stocks plunged at the open on Friday, with the Dow Jones average falling more than 500 points, after Britain's vote to quit the European Union delivered the biggest blow to the global financial system since the 2008 financial crisis. "The participants were caught off guard and it showed a touch of complacency in...

  • LONDON, June 24- Following are reactions from world leaders and politicians on Friday to Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union:. EUROPEAN COUNCIL PRESIDENT DONALD TUSK. I believe we now have a glorious opportunity: we can pass our laws and set our taxes entirely according to the needs of the UK economy...

  • LONDON, June 24- Following are reactions from world leaders and politicians on Friday to Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union:. EUROPEAN COUNCIL PRESIDENT DONALD TUSK. I believe we now have a glorious opportunity: we can pass our laws and set our taxes entirely according to the needs of the UK economy...

  • *Futures on Wall St's VIX "fear gauge" jump. June 24- Wall Street was set to open sharply lower on Friday after Britain's vote to quit the European Union delivered the biggest blow to the global financial system since the 2008 financial crisis. By 9 a.m. ET, the number of S&P futures contracts traded had exceeded their daily average for the past year.

  • BRUSSELS, June 24- Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union- the first time a member state has chosen to pull out- sends the post-World War Two unification process that has underpinned peace and prosperity on the continent into reverse. Britain's vote plunges the EU into its third major crisis of the decade after the euro zone debt turmoil that began in...

  • LONDON, June 24- Britain voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two. Global financial markets plunged on Friday as results from a referendum showed a 52-48 percent victory for the campaign to leave a bloc Britain joined more...

  • the United States would rather Britain had voted to remain in. We would have preferred a different outcome... but the United States has a long-standing friendship with the United Kingdom and that very special bond will endure, "he said in a speech in Dublin. President Barack Obama, who was briefed by his advisers on Britain's vote, had argued passionately against...

  • 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 the likes of...

  • *Britain's vote to leave EU boosts safe-haven U.S. bonds. Treasury prices soared on Friday on safety buying as rattled investors evaluated the repercussions of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. "Right now it's' every man for himself' safety buying," said Tom Tucci, head of Treasuries trading at CIBC in New York.

  • *Oil tumbles below $50, copper's reaction relatively muted. LONDON, June 24- Gold clocked up its biggest daily gain since the 2008 financial crisis on Friday as Britain's vote to leave the European Union spread political uncertainty and concern about economic growth, which also hit industrial commodities such as oil. Spot gold rose more than 8 percent on Friday,...

  • *Futures on Wall St's VIX fear gauge jump. June 24- U.S. stock futures slid in premarket trading on Friday after Britain's vote to quit the European Union delivered the biggest blow to the global financial system since the 2008 financial crisis. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures were down about 3.5 percent while those on the Dow Jones industrial average were off...

  • LONDON, June 24- Britain voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two. Global financial markets plunged on Friday as results from a referendum showed a 52-48 percent victory for the campaign to leave a bloc Britain joined more...