Thursday August 13, 2020

Ian Guider: 'This is an economic and political calamity'

There will be volatility until the shape of Britain's departure is known

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

24th June, 2016

To say it is a political and economic earthquake doesn't go anywhere close to expressing what has happened in the last few hours. Not since the financial crash of 2008 have we witnessed the upheaval caused by Britain's decision to dump its membership of the European Union.

In the hours and days ahead we will see contingency plans kick in at home and abroad. But make no mistake this vote is an economic and political calamity...

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