Jill Kerby: Brexit-proof your investments

Jill Kerby: Brexit-proof your investments
Boris Johnson has promised Brexit by October 31, but outgoing Bank of England governor Mark Carney is warning that a no-deal departure could devastate the British economy Pic: PA

Sterling collapse is a concern, but don’t cash out of British assets in a panic: most Irish pension funds are diversified enough to ride out the storm

Boris Johnson was pretty unequivocal last week when he declared that Britain would be out of the European Union by October 31. It is now up to the British parliament to decide whether that comes with or without a withdrawal agreement.

If the worst does happen and there’s a no-deal Brexit, the sterling collapse and all-out recession that so many predicted three years ago after the June 2016 referendum might just happen come November. There could...

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