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Brexit Roils Currencies Monday as Pound, Krone Lead Drop: Chart

The U.K.’s decision to quit the European Union hit global currency markets for a second day as currency trading got going on Monday in Asia. The pound added to Friday’s record one-day plunge after a weekend of political turmoil that left Britain looking rudderless following the shock vote. The Norwegian krone and the euro also dropped, along with eastern European counterparts and higher-yielding currencies such as the Aussie dollar; investors in search of safer assets pushed up the Japanese yen.