The world awoke to the news that Great Britain voted to leave the European Union and the ramifications are as yet unclear.
This uncertainty has affected markets across the world, as well as the strength of the pound against various currencies. The latter is something that affects everyone, or is at least a point of interest, which resulted in currency conversion website XE.com going down.
The site was been overwhelmed by visitors and requests and buckled under the weight of it all. Visitors were greeted by the message that the website was unavailable.
Service appears to have been restored in the last few minutes, though the auto-refresh function seems to have been disabled. The site is likely to feel the pressure over the course of the day as the implications of the Brexit vote take hold.