Brexit: Leave result has thrown Britain’s financial world into a tailspin

But might England’s difficulty be Ireland’s opportunity once again?

3rd July, 2016

Weeks ago, before the world shifted on its axis, a Dublin consultant went to London to meet clients. The aim was ‘wargames’ – to model how they might deal with a Leave vote.

“Some of our worst scenarios were in the case of a prime ministerial resignation and the stock market tanking,” said Richard Howard, the Deloitte tech, media and telecoms leader in Dublin who ran the exercise. “That happened in the first...

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