Voters in the United Kingdom handed Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party a resounding victory via the recent election. Apparently believing that his plan would be the best horse to ride out of the Brexit quagmire in which the nation finds itself, Johnson has a strong mandate to meet successfully the 2020 deadlines: EU exit in January and EU trade deal by year’s end. Can he do it?
Brexit is much more than just a British event. There have been and will continue to be ramifications for the entire world, including the US, which has invested heavily in the UK. Predicting the likely impacts and developing the best responses are challenging the skills of even the most seasoned investors.