Brexit Campaign on Hold Following MP Murder
Both sides of the acrimonious debate over whether the U.K. should quit the European Union suspended campaigning for a second day on Friday after the murder of Labour lawmaker Jo Cox, a strong advocate for voting to stay in next week’s referendum. "Vote Leave" and "Britain Stronger in Europe," the main campaign groups, put their activities on hold. Events planned on Friday by the U.K. Independence Party, Economists for Brexit and Labour Leave were also cancelled. That follows scrapped speeches on Thursday by Prime Minister David Cameron, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney. Cox, 41, was shot dead in the town of Birstall, northern England, in the early afternoon on Thursday. Bloomberg's Simon Kennedy reports and Absolute Strategy Research Political Analyst Richard Mylles discusses with Bloomberg's Anna Edwards on "Countdown."
Most Recent Videos
Full Show: What'd You Miss? (09/22)
28:07 - Guests include: Global X Funds VP Jay Jacobs, Janus Henderson Portfolio Manager George Maris, Eurasia Group's Charles Lichfield, Albright Stonebridge's Antonio Ortiz-Mena, Nigeria Trade and Investment Minister Okechukwu Enelamah and Panama Financial Minister Dulcidio de la Guardia. (Source: Bloomberg)