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British public optimistic on business outlook ahead of Brexit (The Investment Observer)

| Monday April 24, 2017

Over half of UK adults believe Brexit holds opportunities for British businesses, with many making a conscious decision to support UK-based companies to minimise the impact on the economy.

New research, undertaken by Asset Match, found “resounding” consumer confidence in the UK economy as Brexit negotiations begin. 53 percent of those surveyed thought Brexit would open up opportunities for UK companies to expand globally, with those over 55 showing the most optimism; 65 percent said they thought leaving the EU would boost the economy.

Almost half of respondents said they are confident that the UK will emerge from Brexit in a stronger economic position, with 28 percent not predicting any notable change for better or for worse.

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