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  • *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.

  • *UK and US 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 is getting smackadoodled," said Tim Kelleher, Head of FX Institutional Sales New Zealand...

  • LONDON, June 24- British markets plunged on Friday, with sterling on track for its biggest ever one-day fall and UK stock futures pointing to a steep fall at the market open, after EU vote counts indicated Britons could be on course to leave the European Union. London bankers working through the night said they hadn't seen anything like the volatility sweeping...

  • MANILA, June 24- Gold rose more than 1 percent and oil futures dropped below $50 a barrel amid sharp price swings on Friday, as official results so far from a British referendum showed a tight race between campaigns to remain in or leave the European Union. Copper came off a seven-week top, but losses were marginal while grains stabilised as initial results from a...

  • *Sterling weakens against the dollar. June 23- U.S. stock index futures dropped late on Thursday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the verge of leaving the European Union, a move that investors fear could hurt the global economy. Sterling fell as low as $1.4351 against the dollar, more than wiping out its earlier gains, which had lifted the pound above...

  • June 23- U.S. stock index futures fell in after-hours trading on Thursday as early results from Britain's bitterly contested referendum showed a lead for supporters of leaving the European Union. Sterling fell as low as $1.4351 against the dollar, more than wiping out its earlier gains, which had lifted the pound above $1.50 for the first time this year on the...

  • FTSE FUTURES EXTEND LOSSES, POINT TO 6 PCT FALL AT UK STOCK MARKET OPEN AS LEAVE LEADS IN EU REFERENDUM COUNT.

  • *Corn down 11 pct this week, most since June 2013. SINGAPORE, June 24- Chicago corn futures were on track on Friday for their biggest weekly loss in three years 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, while...

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