As the UK’s deadline to leave the European Union approaches, investors in the UK stock market face great uncertainty. At the time of writing, the UK had a potential deal on the table with the EU. However, with plenty of hurdles still to clear, not least parliamentary approval, investors could be forgiven for preparing for the worst.
With just a few months left to go before the UK leaves the European Union (EU), investors are likely to be feeling nervous. At the time of writing, the UK had a potential deal on the table with the EU. However, with several challenging hurdles still to clear, it’s difficult to rule out a ‘no deal’ or ‘hard Brexit’ scenario, which would see the UK give up full access to the single market.
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