Aberdeen's Gilbert: 'There is no need for a messy EU divorce'

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Aberdeen's Gilbert: 'There is no need for a messy EU divorce'

Aberdeen chief executive Martin Gilbert has warned that investors in both the UK and Europe will suffer if Brexit turns into a "messy divorce".

In a column for the Evening Standard, Gilbert (pictured) said Europe will remain a geographic neighbour and trading partner regardless of how the UK's decision to leave the EU is implemented, and urged investors to remain calm in the aftermath of the vote. He said the market volatility which has been seen since the results of the referendum were announced on Friday should be viewed by long-term contrarian investors as a chance to buy favoured companies at cheaper prices. "Friday was a day for thinking, not for trading. Any further falls in markets should be considered as a buying oppo...

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