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(MENAFN - AFP) Bank employee Francesca Crimp broke down in tears on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, triggering an earthquake in the City of London financial hub.

"I'm scared, I voted for my son's future and I feel so uncertain now. I'm just absolutely devastated," said Crimp, who works for a US bank.

"This multi-cultural city that I live in is ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) US investment bank JPMorgan Chase on Friday warned that it could relocate UK jobs abroad following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

"In the months ahead... we may need to make changes to our European legal entity structure and the location of some roles," said a staff memo obtained by AFP. JPMorgan employs 16,000 people in Britain, while chairman ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Donald Trump hailed Britain's vote to leave the EU as "fantastic" shortly after arriving in Scotland on Friday for his first international trip since becoming the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

"I think it's a great thing. I think it's a fantastic thing," he told reporters.

Ahead of his visit, Trump had told Fox News that he felt Britain ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Switzerland's central bank said Friday it had "intervened" in the foreign exchange market to stabilise the Swiss franc, considered a safe haven currency, following the so-called Brexit vote.

"Following the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union, the Swiss franc came under upward pressure," the bank said in a statement, adding that it had "intervened ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) London stocks plunged in early deals on Friday but pared losses significantly as British Prime Minister David Cameron announced his resignation after Britain voted to leave the EU.

The capital's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top companies shed more than eight percent in initial trade.

The market clawed back some ground however after Cameron -- who had backed ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Nigel Farage, leader of the anti-EU UK Independence Party, said Friday Britain should now have a "Brexit government" after it voted to leave the European Union.

"We now need a Brexit government," he told reporters outside parliament. "We've left behind a failing political union."

His remarks came shortly before Prime Minister David Cameron, who led the ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The Bank of England "stands ready to provide" more than £250 billion of funds to aid the smooth functioning of markets after the Brexit vote, governor Mark Carney said Friday.

"As a backstop, and to support the functioning of markets, the Bank of England stands ready to provide more than £250 billion ($370 billion, 326 billion euros) of additional funds through ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union has divided the country geographically, as well as between generations, between cities and rural areas and between Britons with and without a university education, analysts said.

"This is a referendum in which a cosmopolitan socially liberal Britain was outvoted by a more socially conservative part of the country ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The pound collapsed and world stock markets descended into pandemonium Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, fuelling a wave of global uncertainty.

Sterling hit a 31-year low, crashing 10 percent to $1.3229 at one point, and the euro also plummeted against the US currency as the Brexit result caught markets by surprise.

European stock ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The Frankfurt and London stock exchanges said Friday they would press ahead with their planned merger even though Britain has voted to leave the European Union.

"Deutsche Boerse AG and London Stock Exchange Group note the result of the UK Referendum which recorded a majority of votes in favour of leaving the European Union," the two stock markets said in a ...

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