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Brexit Sends World Markets for a Ride, Without Overwhelming

  • ‘Not as chaotic as you’d think,’ says broker in Chicago
  • Brexit, FTSE Russell rebalancing bring on a day of turbulence
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Brexit Aftermath: Three Years of Global Uncertainty

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The world’s financial markets passed a key test Friday, operating without a hitch across asset classes amid a surge in trading volume and price swings triggered by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.

A hectic but smooth day assuaged building concerns about the resilience of market structure in the eight years since the global financial crisis.