Japan's PM Abe Gives David Cameron Brexit Backing
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe weighed into the Brexit debate, saying the U.K. would be “less attractive” to Japanese investors if it leaves the European Union. Japanese companies see Britain as a “gateway” to the 28-nation bloc, Abe told a press conference in London Thursday following talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron. Overnight results from Thursday’s voting saw Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon extend her term as head of Scotland’s semi-autonomous government, bringing the prospect of a second independence referendum back into play with the Brexit ballot the potential trigger. Investec Wealth & Investment Divisional Director Charles Newsome and UBS Head of UK Rates Strategy John Wraith discuss with Bloomberg's Anna Edwards on "Countdown."
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Germany's Schulz: Slew of U.K. Papers Won't Aid Brexit
27:59 - Martin Schulz, former head of the European Parliament and election candidate in the German elections, reacts to the U.K.'s proposal of a customs union with the EU. Schulz spoke to Bloomberg on the sidelines of an event in Berlin. (Source: Bloomberg)