News by: Himanshu Singh
And global markets rattled as support for Brexit rose to the strongest levels.
Microsoft fell 2.6% after announcing it would buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in its biggest-ever deal.
Japan's Nikkei 225 was down 3%, as a relatively strong yen pressured stocks.
And Sir Philip Green 'chose Chappell over turnaround specialists for £1 BHS sale'.
And Brexit could force the Bank of England to cut rate as ‘leave’ takes poll lead.
And sterling and FTSE 100 floored as Brexit fears made investors seek safety.
And toll of North Sea job losses to hit 120,000 by end of year.
Energy shares declined after crude oil prices snapped a three-day streak of gains.
And Brexit side boosted as business billionaire whose company is one of Britain’s biggest exporters votes to leave.
The Dow Jones closing above 18,000 for the first time since April, as declines in the dollar lifted some commodity-related shares.
Energy stocks posted the biggest gains after oil advanced before US government data forecast to show crude stockpiles dropped for a third week.
And Royal Dutch Shell has slashed spending and warned that cuts will continue.
And sterling slumped as Leave Europe campaign celebrated twin poll lead.
Surprisingly weak jobs report on Friday reaffirmed the view that US interest rates will rise gradually.
Japanese exporters slipped, with Honda Motor and Sony dropping at least 1.1%.
And British voters succumbing to 'impulse, irritation and anger' - and it may lead to Brexit - says world's most influential psychologist.
And embattled tycoon Sir Philip Green is scrambling to escape BHS pensions mire.
And Brexit could be 'Doomsday' for UK, Robin Klein has warned as 60 venture capitalists back Remain.
And BHS to close with loss of 11,000 jobs and 164 shops after rescue bids fail to find a buyer.
Fresh data gave a rosier view of the economy and further gains for healthcare shares countered declines in energy stocks.