UK politics: New leader, old problems

Prime Minister Boris Johnson must "raise his game from sloganeering"

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Janus Henderson's Paul O'Connor
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Janus Henderson's Paul O'Connor

As widely expected, Boris Johnson has become the new leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister. He inherits a divided government without a Parliamentary majority, an economy on the brink of recession and a country polarised by the toxic topic of Brexit.

With the clock ticking ahead of the 31st October deadline, investor focus now inevitably moves to Brexit and will stay there for many months to come. New leader, old problems Although it is now more...

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