Commodities Futures

  • *Paris, London wheat buck trend on weaker sterling, euro. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, June 24- Chicago grain and oilseed futures fell sharply on Friday as they joined a broad retreat in financial markets unnerved Investors ditched equities and commodities in favour of traditional safe-haven assets like gold and the dollar as they came to terms with the outcome of...

  • *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...

  • *Futures on Wall St's VIX fear gauge jump. SAN FRANCISCO, June 24- Futures on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq plummeted 5 percent early on Friday and triggered overnight circuit breakers after Britain's vote to quit the European Union catapulted global markets into turmoil. Britain's FTSE 100 stock index slumped 7 percent in early trade.

  • *Australian and Singapore exchanges raise margins on futures. HONG KONG, June 24- The Australian and Singapore exchanges raised the cash firms must pledge to cover futures trades on Friday, and trading was briefly halted in Japan's Nikkei contracts as Asia-Pacific bourses were buffeted by volatility linked to Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

  • LONDON, June 24- British interest rate futures rallied on Friday after the country voted to leave the European Union, suggesting financial markets are pricing in a high likelihood of an interest rate cut by the Bank of England by the end of the year. The September 2016 rate future jumped 13 ticks to 99.56. The December 2016 contract jumped 20 ticks to 99.61, implying...

  • LONDON, June 24- Euro STOXX bank futures slumped more than 17 percent, putting them on track for their biggest ever one-day percentage drop, after Britain voted to leave the European Union following a landmark referendum. The Euro STOXX auto futures also fell about 13 percent on concerns that the sector would be hit hard on growth concerns following the outcome...

  • *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. LONDON/ SYDNEY, June 24- A British vote to leave the European Union sent sterling plunging on Friday and hammered equities across the world as turmoil swept through global markets. Billions were wiped from share values as FTSE futures fell 7 percent, EMINI S&P 500 futures 5 percent and Japan's Nikkei 7.6 percent.

  • June 23- S&P 500 and Nasdaq E-mini futures plummeted as much as 5 percent early on Friday, triggering overnight circuit breakers as global markets reeled from Britain's vote to quit the European Union. The drastic drops in U.S. stock index futures prices suggest Wall Street will open with steep losses later in the day as the historic referendum sent investors...

  • June 24- E-mini futures on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq resumed trading early on Friday and were down nearly 5 percent after earlier hitting overnight limit thresholds following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The drastic slump in index futures suggested Wall Street would open with deep losses. Futures on the Dow Jones industrial average fell 3.7...

  • June 24- S&P 500 and Nasdaq E-mini futures plummeted 5 percent early on Friday, hitting overnight limit thresholds, after Britain voted to leave the European Union, roiling global markets and raising fears of a shock to the world's economy. The drastic drops in U.S. stock index futures prices suggest Wall Street will open with steep losses on Friday.

  • *Risk assets routed Britain votes to leave EU. *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to global markets on Friday as results of an historic referendum showed Britain had voted to leave the European Union, sending sterling on a record plunge and pummelling equities across the world.

  • June 24- S&P 500 and Nasdaq E-mini futures plummeted 5 percent early on Friday, hitting overnight limit thresholds after Britain appeared to have voted to leave the European Union.

  • *Risk assets routed as TV networks say Britain votes for Brexit. *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as major television networks said Britain had voted to leave the European Union, sending sterling on a record plunge and pummelling share markets around the globe.

  • LONDON, June 24- British markets plunged on Friday, with sterling hitting a 31- year low in its biggest fall on record and UK stock futures pointing to a steep fall at the market open after Britons voted to leave the European Union. Bonds also sold off sharply, pushing UK government borrowing costs sharply higher, as traders and investors grappled with the market...

  • TOKYO, June 24- Trading was briefly halted for Japan's Nikkei futures on Friday as global equity markets plunged on fears that Britain would leave the European Union. Trading will resume at 0358 GMT following a 10- minute break. The Nikkei futures were down 8.1 percent.

  • MANILA, June 24- Gold jumped 5 percent to the highest in nearly two years and oil futures slumped below $50 a barrel, as official results so far from a British referendum pointed to a victory for a campaign to exit the European Union. Copper slid more than 2 percent to come off a seven-week high and grains also retreated as results from a referendum on Britain's 43-...

  • *Corn down 11 pct this week, most since June 2013. SINGAPORE, June 24- Chicago corn futures were on track to post their biggest weekly loss in three years on Friday as improving U.S. crop weather prompted investors to liquidate long positions. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active corn contract has given up more than 11 percent this week, the most since June 2013,...

  • *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existence of the entire bloc and its single currency. Sterling sank a staggering 9 percent to $1.3550, having carved out a range of $1.3462 to $1.5022.

  • UK STOCK FUTURES POINT TO 7 PCT FALL AT THE LONDON OPEN.

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