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  • The Palace of Culture and Science is illuminated in Union Jack colours by Warsaw's capital authorities in support of Britain staying in the EU, in Warsaw, Poland.

    The motivations of Brexit supporters are similar to those sparking the rise of Donald Trump in the United States, two economists tell CNBC.

  • *Latest polls show support for "Remain" in Thursday's UK vote. *Investors remain cautious as UK voters closely divided. In the equity markets, London's FTSE was up 0.6 percent and neck and neck with German's DAX at the top of European leader board, both of which helped push MSCI's 46- country All World index higher.

  • *Latest polls show support for "Remain" in Thursday's UK vote. *Investors remain cautious as UK voters closely divided. HONG KONG, June 23- Sterling rose and Asian stocks crept higher in cautious trade on Thursday though many investors sought shelter in safe-haven assets such as the yen and government debt as they braced for Britain's vote on its fate in the...

  • *Latest polls show support for "Remain" in Thursday's UK vote. *Investors remain cautious as UK voters closely divided. HONG KONG, June 23- Asian stocks were up in hesitant trade on Thursday, as many investors sought shelter in safe-haven assets such as the Japanese yen and government debt as they braced for Britain's vote on its fate in in the European Union.

  • LONDON, June 22- Sterling slipped on Wednesday after an opinion poll gave the "Leave" campaign a one-point lead over those who want to keep Britain in the European Union, less than 15 hours before voting in a membership referendum begins. Sterling fell to as low as $1.4663 after Wednesday's poll, down from around $1.4712 before its release, then inched up to $1.4678...

  • LONDON, June 22- Sterling rose on Wednesday, hovering below a 5-1/ 2- month high against the dollar, as investors cut bets against the pound just a day before Britain votes on whether to remain in the European Union. It was at around 60 percent last Thursday before the murder of pro-EU lawmaker Jo Cox. Sterling was up 0.2 percent at $1.4685, having hit a peak of $1.4788 on...

  • Participants hold a British Union flag and an EU flag during a pro-EU referendum event at Parliament Square in London, Britain June 19, 2016.

    Using Kensho, we screened for the stocks that performed the best after events which suggested a U.K. exit from the EU and after news that hinted it would remain.

  • LONDON, June 22- Sterling rose on Wednesday, moving back towards a 5-1/ 2- month high against the dollar, as investors cut bets against the pound just a day before Britain votes on whether to remain in the European Union. While opinion polls suggested the vote on Thursday was too close to call, the implied probability of a vote to remain in the European Union was at 75...

  • June 21- Wall Street opened slightly higher on Tuesday, minutes before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was scheduled to speak before the Senate Banking Committee on the monetary policy. "The markets like it when Janet Yellen speaks and in this case it looks like the weak May jobs number really spooked her. Wall Street, which rallied at the open on Monday, closed...

  • George Soros

    A decision by Britain to exit the EU would trigger off a sell-off in the pound, a decline in household income and a recession, according to Soros.

  • LONDON, June 21- Sterling pulled away from a 5-1/ 2- month high against the dollar on Tuesday after a poll showed the campaign for Britain to stay in the European Union has lost some of its lead ahead of Thursday's referendum on EU membership. Having earlier surged to $1.4788, its highest since the start of the year, sterling trimmed some of its gains to trade at...

  • June 21- Wall Street was set to open higher on Tuesday ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments on the economy and Britain's vote on its European Union membership. Yellen is expected to speak on the central bank's monetary policy before the Senate Banking Committee at 10:00 a.m. ET in Washington. Wall Street, which rallied at the open on Monday,...

  • Pedestrians walk pass a souvenir shop decorated with the US and British Union Flag before the visit by the US president Barack Obama and his wife US First Lady Michelle Obama to Windsor Castle in Windsor on April 22, 2016.

    The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses some of the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including a story in The Guardian written by George Soros about the disruptive implications of Brexit, and a Facebook post by David Beckham about why he is voting to remain in the EU.

  • BENGALURU, June 21- Gold inched higher early on Tuesday as the dollar weakened, even as some opinion polls indicated Britain could be more likely to opt to remain in the European Union in a referendum later this week. *Two opinion polls on Monday suggested support for Britain staying in the European Union had recovered some ground following the murder of a pro-EU...

  • Brexit Pound Soros

    Amherst Pierpont Securities' Robert Sinche says the sterling/dollar pair could fall to $1.35 if the U.K. leaves and $1.50 if it remains.

  • Soros: Pound could fall +20 pct. if Britain leaves EU

    CNBC's Wilfred Frost reports on comments from George Soros on the fate of the British pound should the U.K. vote to leave the European Union.

  • LONDON, June 20- Billionaire investor George Soros said on Monday he saw Russia emerging as a global power as the European Union collapses, in much the same way as the EU flourished when the Soviet Union started falling.

  • John A. Paulson (l) and Peter Kalikow (r) are expected to attend a Donald Trump fund raiser in New York.

    Donald Trump is holding a fund-raiser in New York City next week to be hosted by a who's who of the financial world. NYT reports.

  • Stack of Gold Bars, high, raise, rise

    Gold rebounded to a fresh three-week high on Friday, as investor risk aversion lifted appetite for the metal.

  • Building blocks, construction, constructive

    Despite Friday’s sell-off, Jim Cramer says he is “more constructive than most” on the market.