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31st Jul 2019

How worried are you about the collapse of the pound?

Everything is fine

Oli Dugmore

Everything is fine

Pound sterling is at a two-year low, performing its worst against the dollar and euro since Article 50 was triggered.

Since the government’s rhetoric around a no deal Brexit hardened significantly, with Dominic Raab’s appearance on the Today programme on Monday morning instigating a miniature flash crash, the pound has suffered.

Things couldn’t be timed worse for the UK, and Boris, as school holidays mean the poor exchange rate has meaningful consequences for holiday makers.

We asked Londoners whether they were worried about the pound and if it’s a sign no deal isn’t such a good idea.