Market notes: views about Brexit

At the IMF meeting in Washington, according to of the Wall Street Journal, nobody was talking about Brexit, apart from the UK government, of course. Leaving the EU has become such a toxic political issue for those who care about it deeply in this country, and of necessity an overwhelming preoccupation of the Government and Parliament, but for the great majority of the population, as well as the financial markets, it is of much less salience in their daily lives. Nothing is going to happen that quickly and when it does, I still suspect that the longer term impact will be relatively modest. For those who want to read some more considered views that those that dominate the headlines even of the quality newspapers, here are a few pieces that attempt to take a more dispassionate line about what has happened so far.

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