Against predictions the tide turns towards Leave


Former London Mayor Boris Johnson (C) and wife Marina Wheeler (R) attend a polling station in North London, Britain, 23 June 2016. Johnson is a key figure in the Vote Leave campaign in the EU Referendum, where Britons will decide on whether to stay or leave the European Union today.

The pound tumbles as everything was going their way until 01.00 in the morning

Half an hour post-midnight, the Leave campaign was smiling in Britain. Leave was neck-on-neck with Remain edging on with 50,5% versus 49,5% from counted votes.

At 02.00 in the morning the bookies changed their mind and gave better odds for Leave; meanwhile, the BBC cited senior sources believing the Leave would win the day, or rather… the night.

The pound was tumbling to 1,40 to the dollar at 02.30 in the a.m, down from 1,50 at 22.00.

That is despite the fact that the leaders of the Con...

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