Stocks plunged after Britain voted to leave the European Union

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Stocks plunged in Asia, Europe and the United States, posting losses for the week after Britain voted to leave the European Union. Investors drove the pound to its lowest levels in decades. Investors seeking safe havens bid up gold and U.S. government bonds. The yield on the ten-year U.S. Treasury fell as low as 1.4% but climbed back to slightly below 1.6% by end of Friday. Oil prices fell for the week.

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