Rathbones Brexit Decision Tree: Second referendum 'a more likely outcome'

Is Brexit still a never-ending story?

Edward Smith of Rathbones

Edward Smith of Rathbones

In August, the Rathbones' Brexit decision tree suggested our "never-ending story" was the most likely scenario.

By this we meant a Brexit deal de minimis, with the salient details to be hammered out during an extended negotiating period. We now know that such a deal is the only deal the government intends to present to Parliament. Despite its 585-page length, the current agreement is little more than a series of declarations of intent to negotiate. It is so light in detail it does not actually contain the phrases "financial services" or "single market" - we almost refused to believe it when we first pored over the document late on the evening of its long-awaited publication.  Brexit Blog: Cabinet ...

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