Certainty reigns in Britain – but for how long?

The election result brings a modicum of predictability to what will happen over Brexit, but that doesn’t mean the process itself will be any easier

22nd December, 2019
Certainty reigns in Britain – but for how long?
The election result may push the Conservatives towards a more centrist stance. Picture: PA

It has been nearly ten days since the British general election, and now that we fully understand the Conservatives’ thumping victory, we can analyse the outlook for the UK’s immediate political and economic future.

The Conservatives’ decisive victory was important for a number of reasons. The result has removed much of the British domestic political uncertainty. Many investors were petrified by the prospect of a Jeremy Corbyn-led government and had reduced exposures...

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