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Global stocks rise as central banks counter UK turmoil

Global stocks mostly rose Friday as authorities stepped in to ease the uncertainty surrounding the British vote to leave the European Union. Investors flocked to equities in the face of narrowing choices for investments amid low or negative interest rates on many bonds. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 was up 0.5 percent at 6,537 and Germany’s DAX added 0.3 percent ...

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Taking the longer view on Brexit impact on Mississippi

By JACK WEATHERLY The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union shook up world stock markets and sent the British pound plummeting. But the longer view seems to be the relevant thing to do with regard to Mississippi. The UK is one of Mississippi’s import partners, though not one of the biggest, ranking 17th in 2015 in terms of value ...

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BREAKING: World stocks up as worries ease over Britain’s EU leave vote

Global stocks rose sharply Wednesday as worries eased about the uncertainty that follows Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The British pound also rose as talks got underway among European leaders on how to handle the situation. Britain’s benchmark stock index, the FTSE 100, was up 2.6 percent to 6,298. It has not suffered much because many of its ...

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US stocks rise as Britons go to polls on EU membership

U.S. stocks are rising Thursday afternoon as investors grow more optimistic that Britons will vote to stay in the European Union. Investors are buying stocks and selling bonds, sending banks higher. Energy companies are up with the price of oil and materials companies are also climbing. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 158 points, or 0.9 percent, to ...

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