Share prices are seen on screens at the London Stock Exchange. With the latest polls suggesting a much closer race than first expected, investors ought to be running for the hills and battening down for an impending tempest. Photo: EPA Share prices are seen on screens at the London Stock Exchange. With the latest polls suggesting a much closer race than first expected, investors ought to be running for the hills and battening down for an impending tempest. Photo: EPA
Share prices are seen on screens at the London Stock Exchange. With the latest polls suggesting a much closer race than first expected, investors ought to be running for the hills and battening down for an impending tempest. Photo: EPA
David Brown
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Macroscope by David Brown

Britain’s financial markets remain oblivious to deep-rooted problems

Share prices are seen on screens at the London Stock Exchange. With the latest polls suggesting a much closer race than first expected, investors ought to be running for the hills and battening down for an impending tempest. Photo: EPA Share prices are seen on screens at the London Stock Exchange. With the latest polls suggesting a much closer race than first expected, investors ought to be running for the hills and battening down for an impending tempest. Photo: EPA
Share prices are seen on screens at the London Stock Exchange. With the latest polls suggesting a much closer race than first expected, investors ought to be running for the hills and battening down for an impending tempest. Photo: EPA
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David Brown

David Brown

David Brown is the chief executive of New View Economics. Over a career spanning four decades in London, David held roles as chief economist in a number of international investment banks.