Tuesday August 11, 2020

John Looby: After Brexit, ignore the noise and seek quality opportunities instead

Investors may feel overwhelming pressure to act now - instead they should simply sit back and enjoy the show

26th June, 2016
Mervyn King, the long-serving governor of the Bank of England Pic: Getty

The historic decision by Britain to leave the EU has sparked a dramatic political and financial market upheaval. Across the globe, many long-held assumptions are being revisited and levels of uncertainty confronting decision-makers has ratcheted jaggedly upwards.

For many people, the immortal words of Dick Tuck – a failed California state candidate in 1966 – have never seemed as apt: “The people have spoken – the bastards.”

Unsurprisingly, the noise of those grappling with...

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