Friday August 7, 2020

Invested: Brace yourself for a bumpy Brexit ride

Don’t be fooled by the calm market response to Brexit – the real dangers will become apparent when Britain enacts Article 50 in the spring

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

20th November, 2016
Theresa May: the British prime minister has taken a hardline stance on Brexit Pic: Getty

The great Brexit conundrum is this: it was an event so fraught with uncertainty and so unexpected that it should have caused financial shockwaves that rippled not just across Europe but the world. And yet, after the initial shock and awe at the outcome – an outcome that threw up both political and economic crises – the impact of June’s referendum has been met in the months since with a remarkable calm.


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