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Asia Markets Rise, Then Fall on Tight Brexit Vote Count

Asia stock markets started the day up slightly Friday, but then quickly tumbled as results of Britain’s referendum on its European Union membership began to come in. The pound sank against the U.S. dollar and the euro as early returns showed the Leave and Remain counts nearly tied. Sydney’s ASX 200 kicked off the day up just over a quarter of a percentage point, but then very rapidly fell 2.5 percent. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 also started up slightly but two hours later was down 1.5 percent....

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