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S&P 500 futures down as 'Leave' leads in early UK referendum count


By Noel Randewich(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell in after-hours trading on Thursday as early results from Britain's bitterly contested referendum showed a lead for supporters of leaving the European Union.S&P E-mini futures fell 0.8 percent as early results showed the "leave" campaign with 52.6 percent of the vote and the "stay" camp at 47.4 percent. But it was too early to establish a firm trend in a contest that remained too close to call.Sterling fell as low as $1.4351 against the dollar, more than wiping out its earlier gains, which had lifted the pound above $1.50 for the first ...

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First Published: Fri, June 24 2016. 07:03 IST