Pound could see biggest fall since 2009 over Brexit fears

Brexit uncertainty rocks the economic boat

Boris Johnson’s decision to campaign to Leave the European Union has sent shudders through markets, already resulting in the pound seeing its biggest fall against the dollar in more than a year.

When the market’s close, there are fears the pound may have seen the largest fall since 2009.

The response follows David Cameron’s renegotiation meetings with the EU, and the naming of the date for the referendum of June 23.

The pound has already fallen by 3.9% against the dollar – the sharpest fall of any major currency this year.

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