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  • BRUSSELS, June 25- Britain's representative on the EU executive in Brussels, Financial Services Commissioner Jonathan Hill, resigned on Saturday after having campaigned against a British exit from the European Union. Hill had already faced calls in the EU parliament to give up the sensitive finance portfolio, which will be a focus of interest in exit...

  • PARIS, June 25- The European Union needs a new roadmap that should be devised in consultation with voters and then put to a referendum, France's Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday in comments that may further stir tensions with the ruling Socialist Party. Macron's talk of a European-wide referendum goes beyond comments made by President...

  • LONDON/ BERLIN, June 25- Germany and France led demands on Saturday for Britain to negotiate a quick divorce from the European Union, with Paris warning that populism will otherwise take hold after the vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world. The European Central Bank added to the pressure by saying Britain's financial industry, which employs 2.2...

  • LONDON, June 25- Britain should begin informal negotiations on a full settlement governing its post-exit relationship with the European Union before invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the chief executive of the Vote Leave campaign said on Saturday. "We don't think there is a need to swiftly invoke Article 50," Matthew Elliott, the chief executive of Vote...

  • BERLIN, June 25- France's foreign minister called on Saturday for the European Union to move ahead quickly to seal the terms of a British exit from the bloc, arguing that the other 27 members needed to give the EU new purpose or else risk populism taking hold. "Negotiations have to go quickly in the common interest," Jean-Marc Ayrault said on his way to a meeting in...

  • *UK PM Cameron says talks after he quits by October. LONDON, June 25- Britain was under pressure on Saturday to set out a quick timetable for a divorce from the European Union after the country's historic vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world. Ratings agency Moody's downgraded its outlook for Britain, saying its creditworthiness was now at...

  • *UK and China have agreed a raft of financial services projects. HONG KONG, June 25- Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union could derail a raft of financial services projects agreed between China and the United Kingdom, which for years has marketed itself to Beijing as its best economic and financial friend in Europe. Last year, the British government and...

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, ECB President Mario Draghi, People's Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan, ECB board members Benoit Coeure and Peter Praet, Chile central bank Governor Rodrigo Vergara, Asian Development Bank Chief Economist Shang-Jin Wei and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney. SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario...

  • LONDON, June 25- 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 stock markets plunged on Friday, and the British pound saw its biggest one day drop in history, as results from a referendum defied...

  • 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 distract U.S. allies from global security issues. Obama, who had argued passionately against Britain leaving the EU in a trip to the country this year, vowed that Washington...

  • 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 distract U.S. allies from global security issues. Obama, who had argued passionately against Britain leaving the EU in a trip to the country this year, vowed that Washington...

  • 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 distract U.S. allies from global security issues. Obama, who had argued passionately against Britain leaving the EU in a trip to the country this year, vowed that Washington...

  • June 24- Ratings agency Moody's on Friday cut its outlook on the United Kingdom's long term debt to' negative' from' stable', but maintained its' stable' outlook on the European Union following the UK's vote to leave the EU. Moody's said the Brexit vote will bring about a period of uncertainty for the UK, with negative implications for the country's medium-term growth...

  • *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...

  • 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 show a 52-48 percent victory for the campaign...

  • NEW YORK, June 24- Bank shares tumbled on Friday to lead Wall Street's biggest selloff in 10 months after Britain's decision to leave the European Union caught traders wrong-footed.

  • 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 distract U.S. allies from global security issues. Obama said he was sure Britain's exit from the EU would be orderly and vowed that Washington would maintain both its "special...

  • 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 show a 52-48 percent victory for the campaign...

  • *PM Cameron to quit as UK, EU rewrite engagement rules. NEW YORK/ LONDON, June 24- Oil prices settled 5 percent lower on Friday after Britain's vote to leave the European Union spurred massive risk aversion and a rally in safe havens like the U.S. dollar that threatened to cut short a three-month-long recovery in global oil markets. Financial markets have been...

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- Britain's looming exit from the European Union is another huge setback for negotiations on a massive U.S.-EU free trade deal that were already stalled by deeply entrenched differences and growing anti-trade sentiment on both sides of the Atlantic. "This is yet another reason why TTIP will likely be postponed," said Heather Conley, European...