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`Brexit' Risk Is Rising Amid Focus on Migration, Berenberg Says

  • Bank increases likelihood of U.K. exit from EU to 35% from 30%
  • Referendum could become vote on immigration, not EU membership
The 'Leave.EU' campaign group.
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The risk of Britain voting to leave the European Union is rising, according to Berenberg.

Increased attention on the EU migrant crisis means that the probability of a “Brexit” has increased to 35 percent from 30 percent, the bank said in a report published on Wednesday.