BREXIT CARNAGE: Markets are in chaos

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With more than half of the local counting areas in the UK referendum having now declared their results, the odds of a UK Brexit are increasing.

The markets aren’t liking it. Not one bit.

Leave currently leads Remain by over 500,000 votes with 52% of the vote.

Here’s the scoreboard. It’s carnage, especially in the GBP/USD.

Stocks

  • ASX 200 5122.60 , -158.08 , -2.99%
  • Nikkei 225 15742.40 , -495.95 , -3.05%
  • Shanghai Composite 2866.00 , -25.96 , -0.90%
  • Hang Seng 20356.13 , -512.21 , -2.45%
  • KOSPI 1939.44 , -47.27 , -2.38%
  • Straits Times 2762.15 , -31.70 , -1.13%
  • S&P 500 Futures 2025.00 , -80.75 , -3.83%

Forex

  • USD/JPY 101.28 , -4.85 , -4.57%
  • USD/CNY 6.6307 , 0.0478 , 0.73%
  • AUD/USD 0.7372 , -0.0236 , -3.10%
  • NZD/USD 0.7053 , -0.0197 , -2.72%
  • AUD/JPY 74.66 , -6.08 , -7.53%
  • EUR/USD 1.1053 , -0.0332 , -2.92%
  • GBP/USD 1.3668 , -0.1210 , -8.13%
  • USD INDEX 95.478 , 1.9490 , 2.08%

Commodities

  • Gold $1,295.80 , $40.55 , 3.23%
  • Silver $17.54 , $0.26 , 1.52%
  • WTI Futures $47.86 , -$2.25 , -4.49%
  • Copper Futures ¥36,270 , ¥100 0.28%
  • Iron Ore Futures ¥387.50 , ¥0.00 , 0.00%

10-Year Bond Yields

  • Australia 2.070%
  • New Zealand 2.455%
  • Japan -0.159%
  • Germany 0.098%
  • UK 1.383%
  • US 1.529%

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