Ireland in frontline for Brexit aftershocks - S&P

Strong trade and financial links make Ireland vulnerable

9th June, 2016
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Ireland is one of the countries most vulnerable to

economic shocks should Britain vote to leave the EU on June 23, according to a survey by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's.

S&P's Brexit Sensitivity Index (BSI) measures goods and services exports to Britain compared to these economies' domestic GDP. It also takes account of levels of migration, financial links and the level of foreign direct investment in...

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