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‘The period of heightened uncertainty would be hugely damaging for investor confidence’“The divorce period for leaving the EU is officially set at two years, but it is unlikely that this would be enough time for a comprehensive agreement – one with Canada has already taken seven years to negotiate and still isn’t ready yet. In any case, the period of heightened uncertainty would be hugely damaging for investor confidence and contribute to wider financial market volatility.”
‘Currently, the UK enjoys the best of both worlds with its membership of the EU’If Britons do choose to Bremain as expected, Cornelissen predicts better times ahead for investors in UK assets. “Following a Bremain vote, a relief rally is likely, and more so if the size of the majority is sufficiently large enough to bury the question for at least a generation. Pent-up investment would be unleashed, paving the way for stronger GDP in the quarters to come.”