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London traders brace for biggest night since 'Black Wednesday'

Banks calling in all traders to work through British EU referendum night; BOE will also be staffed overnight

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne (second from right) walks with JP Morgan employees and CEO Jamie Dimon at a "Remain in the EU" event at JP Morgan's corporate centre in Bournemouth. Sterling has moved sharply in recent weeks, often on the back of polls.


THE world's biggest banks, including Citi and Goldman Sachs, will draft in senior traders to work through the night following Britain's referendum on EU membership, set to be among the most volatile 24 hours for markets in a quarter of a century.

A vote to leave the European