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Gaming out the British Referendum

Jun 20, 2016 | 09:30 GMT
Gaming out the British Referendum
If an 'exit' vote prevails in this week's referendum on Britain's membership in the European Union, expect the effects to reverberate globally. A 'remain' vote will also have an effect, albeit a much less dramatic one.
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British voters will head to the polls June 23 to decide whether the United Kingdom will continue to be a part of the European Union. The referendum, which stands to alter the course of country and Continent for decades to come, could go either way at this point. Recent opinion polls show the "leave" and "remain" camps neck and neck for the lead as they compete for the 10-15 percent of the population that is still undecided. Stratfor is not in the business of calling elections. We do, however, forecast how events will unfold once the outcome of the vote is decided. While a decision to leave the European Union would have sweeping political and economic consequences for both Britain and Europe, a vote to remain would not improve the prospects of Continental integration....

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