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  • TOKYO, June 27- Asian stocks fell and the British pound tumbled more than 2 percent in early trade on Monday as markets struggled to shake off deep uncertainty sparked by Britain's decision to leave the European Union. "Things are so uncertain that investors still do not have a clear idea how much risk assets they need to sell," said Hiroko Iwaki, senior foreign bond...

  • TOKYO, June 27- Asian stocks opened weaker and the British pound fell almost 2 percent in early Asian trade on Monday as markets struggled to shake off deep uncertainty sparked by Britain's decision to leave the European Union. Among many questions the British exit, or Brexit, has triggered are just how much UK and European economies will slow, how they will...

  • TOKYO, June 27- U.S. stock futures dipped and the British pound fell more than one percent in early Asian trade on Monday, as markets struggled to shake off a swathe of uncertainty sparked by Britain's decision to leave the European Union. Among many questions Brexit has triggered are just how much UK and European economies will slow, how they will negotiate their...

  • *Risk assets routed as Britain votes to leave EU. NEW YORK, June 24- Global stock markets lost about $2 trillion in value on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, while sterling suffered a record one-day plunge to a 31- year low and money poured into safe-haven gold and government bonds. The move blindsided investors, who had expected Britain 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 sent a shock wave through global financial markets. "A lot of investors and market participants were not anticipating this outcome," said David Lefkowitz, senior equity strategist at U.S.

  • TORONTO, June 24- Canada's currency and shares of most of its largest companies weakened in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union on Friday, while government bond yields slipped as investors bet the Bank of Canada will cut interest rates. "This is just a bump in the road," Brian Pow, an equity analyst at Acumen Capital Partners in Calgary.

  • 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...

  • NEW YORK, June 24- The cost for Wall Street to fund dollar-based trades rose on Friday to the highest in nearly three months as Britain's vote to leave the European Union stunned investors, causing reluctance to lend as global stock markets plunged. The interest rate in the $3.8 trillion repurchase agreement market, where traders raise short-term cash from...

  • TORONTO, June 24- Canada's main stock index fell more than 1 percent on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, a more muted retreat than in Europe and the United States as gold miners benefited from investors fleeing to the safety of bullion. The heavyweight financials group lost 2.3 percent, with Royal Bank of Canada down 2.4 percent at C $77.80...

  • *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...

  • *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.

  • *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...

  • *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.

  • shock@ BUDAPEST, June 24- Central European currencies and stocks recouped some of their earlier steep losses by Friday afternoon as the initial shock from Britain's vote to leave the EU wore off, but markets remained volatile on uncertainty over the medium-term fallout. But Britain is still Poland's second-biggest export market, with its exports to Britain in...

  • *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...

  • *Risk assets routed Britain votes to leave EU. LONDON, June 24- World stocks saw more than $2 trillion wiped off their value on Friday as Britain's vote to leave the European Union triggered 5-10 percent falls across Europe's biggest bourses and a record plunge for sterling. London's FTSE dropped almost 5 percent while Frankfurt and Paris fell 6 to 8 percent.

  • LONDON, June 24- Gold soared as much as 8 percent to its highest in more than two years on Friday after Britain delivered a shock vote to leave the European Union, leaving investors to scurry for protection in the precious metal and other assets perceived as less risky. Spot gold peaked at $1,358.20 per ounce and was up 4.5 percent at $1,313 an ounce at 0958 GMT, while...

  • *Futures on Wall St's VIX fear gauge jump. June 24- U.S. stock futures fell sharply in premarket trading on Friday in the wake of Britain's vote to quit the European Union, catapulting global markets into turmoil. The drops suggested Wall Street will open with steep losses, with the historic referendum delivering the biggest shock to the global financial system...

  • LONDON, June 24- Gold soared as much as 8 percent to its highest in more than two years on Friday after Britain delivered a shock vote to leave the European Union, leaving investors to seek protection in the precious metal. Spot gold peaked at $1,358.20 per ounce and was up 4.5 percent at $1,313 an ounce at 0753 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for August delivery were up...

  • leave EU@ BUDAPEST, June 24- Central European currencies fell and stock markets plunged on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, with the Polish zloty tumbling to a 4-1/ 2 year low against the euro and some stock markets to multi-year lows. Direct trade linkages with Britain account for 3-6 percent of the foreign trade of central eastern European...