Monday August 10, 2020

Markets cautious as world awaits Brexit outcome

Iseq and pound up but uncertainty still looms over result, writes Jack Horgan-Jones

23rd June, 2016
US markets react to UK referendum Pic: Getty

Global markets are showing signs of cautious optimism as the world awaits the results of the British vote on membership of the EU, but there’s no reason to get ahead of ourselves yet.

In Dublin, the Iseq was up 1.62 per cent at half past two this afternoon, with financials the day’s biggest gainers, up 4.55 per cent.

Elsewhere, the pound climbed to a high for the year in the middle of the...

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