Review of financial and economic press: British banks accumulate funds in case of Brexit
UK citizens decide on the country's membership in the EU
On June 23 began the referendum in which voters will decide the country's membership in the European Union. Polls in all 382 electoral districts are open from 7 am local time (09.00 MSK) until 22 pm (00:00 MSK). At the same time the official exit polls from polling stations will not be carried out. As expected, all the votes will be counted by the morning of June 24th. The Election Commission will announce the results of the referendum before the start of tomorrow's working day in the UK.
Turkish president threatens referendum on non-alignment to the EU
Turkish President, Erdogan, continued his verbal attacks on the EU. As reported by the state news agency Anadolu, speaking on Wednesday, June 22, in Istanbul, he accused Brussels that EU officials obstruct the process of Ankara's EU accession, because Turkey is a predominantly Muslim country.
Syrian President instructed to form a new government
Syrian President Bashar Assad instructed the Minister of Electricity Imad Mohammed Dibu Hamisu with the formation of a new government. This was reported by the state news agency Sana on Wednesday. The reasons for the formation of a new cabinet minister is not called.
Tesla plans to buy energy SolarCity
The American company Tesla Motors, which manufactures electric vehicles, has sent an offer to buy the energy company SolarCity, which is engaged in the installation of solar power systems. This was reported in the company's tweets.
Fast-food chain McDonald's can earn up to $ 3 billion on the sale of business in China and Hong Kong, Reuters reported, citing sources.
FT: British banks accumulate funds on a case Brexit
The Bank of England informed the British banks to increase the volume of the order in the case that Great Britain leaving from the European Union may cause a massive withdrawal of deposits, writes Financial Times.
Deputy head of the US Department of State meets with the President of Venezuela
Deputy Head of the US State Department's Thomas Shannon meets with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. As Reuters reported, citing a witness, talks began in the presidential palace in Caracas, less than an hour ago.
G7 will announce measures to calm markets in case of withdrawal of Britain from the EU
"Big Seven" will release a statement on the measures to be taken if UK leaves EU, the sources told Reuters.