The City was largely in favour of remaining in the EU and was worried about the prospects for business if we voted Leave. What’s on the cards for the financiers?
Mass immigration has led to populism across Europe. The best way to tackle that, says Ed Chancellor, is to address the festering problem of inequality.
Voting to leave the European Union was the easy bit – years of political and legal wrangling and protracted trade deals now lie ahead, says Simon Wilson.
Most economists are so personally committed to staying in the EU that they disregard all the facts and forecast disaster if we leave, says Matthew Lynn.
Europe’s biggest problem right now isn’t Brexit. It’s Italian banks. And while that in itself won’t spark the next financial crash, how the authorities respond to it just might.
With the Brexit vote behind us, we need to put our differences to one side, says Dr Peter Frankopan. It’s time to start thinking seriously about the future.
Ireland’s main share index fell by more than 12% in the four days after Britain’s EU referendum. But the slide may have been an overreaction.
Brexit may seem like a catastrophe for the EU, but compared to some of Europe’s other problems, it’s nothing, says John Stepek.
At the moment, EFTA is a group of wealthy but not very important nations. But if Britain joins, it could be a major economic force, says Matthew Lynn.
The market turmoil unleashed by the EU vote could help to put the economy on a sounder footing, says Edward Chancellor.
Brexit could well prove worse for the continent than for Britain.