Impact

Disruption on cards

Print edition : July 22, 2016

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) soon after the U.K. referendum result was announced. The Dow Jones industrial average quickly fell nearly 500 points on the news, with markets around the globe plunging. Photo: SPENCER PLATT/AFP

British one-pound sterling coins in an arranged photograph in Guildford, U.K., on June 13. Photo: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Britain’s exit from the E.U. could disrupt world trade and jeopardise the process of pulling the global economy out of recession.
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