Britain More Prosperous Outside EU, Says Former BCC Boss

The pound posted the biggest decline among major currencies amid speculation the Brussels terror attacks boost the case of campaigners who want to see Britain out of the European Union. Pro-‘Brexit’ politicians argued that migration leaves Britain vulnerable to attack, while figures in the opposing camp, including Prime Minister David Cameron, have said that being part of the economic and political union aids security. But what about the potential impacts on businesses? Former British Chambers of Commerce Director General John Longworth and Rabobank Senior Foreign-Exchange Strategist Jane Foley discuss with Bloomberg’s Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.”

U.K. Said to Plan Visa-Free Travel Post Brexit
31:59 - Britain is considering allowing EU citizens to travel freely to the country even after Brexit as Prime Minister Theresa May’s government draws up plans to manage immigration from the bloc. Bloomberg's Emma Ross-Thomas reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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