Stocks & currencies unsteady with continuing Brexit uncertainty

Emerging market stocks and currencies remain unsteady as the fallout from the United Kingdom vote to leave the European Union, "Brexit," still dampened the mood.

South Africa's rand is down 1 per cent and Mexico's peso, Turkey's lira, and Russia's ruble are all down 0.5 per cent.

The benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets Index fell 1.2 per cent for the second day in a row amid the uncertainty.

The minutes from the weekly US Federal Reserve meeting are set to be released later today, inspiring a slight uptick in optimism in the markets.

Read more at Reuters.