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Britain’s Brexit Vote Spurs Wild Trading, Gambling

Currency traders are dubbing it the "remain bounce," buying Britain’s pound after torrid sales of sterling last week when markets feared the European Union’s most reluctant member would head for the exit door. As British voters prepare for Thursday’s Brexit referendum on whether to leave the 28-member union, European stock markets have been enjoying a parallel upswing. Trading volumes were up by 60 percent Monday, adding more than $68 billion to the value of Britain’s biggest...

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