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  • Stocks down, but VIX stable post-Brexit vote

    Stocks tanked off the Brexit vote but the VIX remained relatively calm. Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global and Stacey Gilbert of Susquehanna Financial discuss why with Susan Li.

  • NEW YORK, June 24- U.S. municipal bond yields blew through previous record lows on Friday as investors snapped up tax-free debt amid a global flight to safety after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The week ended June 22 had the highest inflows in over three years at $1.4 billion, according to Lipper data. The "feeding frenzy" for muni bonds is unabated, said...

  • 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.

  • NEW YORK, June 24- U.S. municipal bond yields blew through previous record lows on Friday as investors snapped up tax-free debt amid a global flight to safety after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The week ended June 22 had the highest inflows in over three years at $1.4 billion, according to Lipper data. The "feeding frenzy" for muni bonds is unabated, said...

  • 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...

  • Markets are selling off--here's what caught my eye: Trader

    A surprise vote by the UK to leave the European Union sent shockwaves across the market Friday. Amid the carnage, one trader sees even more pain to come from the beaten group.

  • *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.

  • *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.

  • *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...

  • *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.

  • *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- 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.

  • *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.