Sleepless in the City: London traders brace for referendum

The skyline of buildings in The City of London is seen from Waterloo BridgeLondon’s City finance district is set for a sleepless night Thursday as traders hunker down to await the hotly-anticipated EU referendum result. Global stock markets rallied Monday as investors cheered polls suggesting Britons may choose to stay in the European Union in the crunch vote. With all the world’s eyes on London, the British capital financial hub — known as the Square Mile — is preparing for an anxious night shift.

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