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  • Cock & Bull restaurant, NYC

    Hours after the Brexit, British expats gathered at local pubs in New York to express their disbelief.

  • European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi attends the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs at the EU headquarters in Brussels on June 21, 2016.

    Markets should look toward politicians, not just to central banks, to parse the results of Brexit, experts told CNBC on Friday.

  • *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...

  • President Barack Obama on Friday tried to limit the fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which threatens to harm the U.S. economic recovery, derail his trade agenda and create rifts among America's Western allies. Obama said he was sure Britain's exit from the EU would be orderly and vowed that Washington would maintain both its "special...

  • *Copper sees muted reaction as China demand supports. NEW YORK/ 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 economic growth concerns, hitting industrial commodities such as oil and copper. "Investors are looking for alternatives...

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- Britain's decision to leave the European Union could send damaging shockwaves through the bedrock Anglo-American "special relationship," raising questions about London's willingness and ability to back U.S.-led efforts in global crises ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine. Ivo Daalder, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO and the...

  • 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.