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Goldman Sachs, HSBC Back Cameron Push to Keep U.K. in EU

  • 36 FTSE companies sign letter that backs remaining in bloc
  • Move comes as Cameron prepares to step up campaign to stay
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Weighing the 'Brexit' Risk

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Chief executive officers from HSBC Holdings Plc to Goldman Sachs International were among the business leaders to endorse Prime Minister David Cameron’s campaign to keep Britain in the European Union.

Richard Gnodde and Michael Sherwood, the London-based co-CEOs of Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s international division, HSBC’s Stuart Gulliver and Bill Winters of Standard Chartered Plc signed a letter to the Times newspaper saying that staying in the bloc would be best for the British economy. Barclays Plc and Lloyds Banking Group Plc weren’t represented.