Why Brexit Polls Are Putting Leave Ahead

While polls show the U.K.’s Brexit vote poised on a knife’s edge, bookies remain fairly confident the nation will stay in the European Union. Most of the biggest betting firms and exchanges in the U.K., Ireland and beyond place a 60 percent or better chance on David Cameron averting a so-called Brexit. That’s even after five polls published this week showed the “Leave” side ahead, with the latest survey giving it as much as a 7 percentage-point lead over “Remain.” Graham Sharpe from bookmaker William Hill and Chatham House Visiting Senior Fellow Matthew Goodwin discuss with Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua on "The Pulse." (Corrects typo in headline.)

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