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In our view there are 3 key specific risks surrounding a YES vote by Scotland for independence from the UK

Chris Watling

Longview Economics

In our view there are 3 key specific risks surrounding a YES vote by Scotland for independence from the UK. Those are: i) the currency question; ii) the fiscal position of a newly independent Scotland; & iii) the economic & employment risks associated with some level of likely corporate exodus. Of those three, the first 2, in particular, are linked and of greatest concern. As it stands, the Scottish Nationalists are of the opinion that the UK government will capitulate and facilitate a currency union between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK... See our website blog for full text: (VIEW LINK)


Chris Watling
CEO & Chief Market Strategist
Longview Economics

Longview Economics, founded in 2003 by Chris Watling, is an independent research house based in London, providing three distinct yet interrelated groups of research products: Short and medium term market timing; Long term global asset allocation...

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