Brexit Backers Close Gap on `Remain’ in BCC Poll of Businesses

Support for the U.K. leaving the European Union is increasing among business people, according to a survey that will boost the Brexit campaign with polls showing the debate finely balanced ahead of next month’s referendum.

About 54 percent of “senior” business people said they’ll choose to remain in the 28-nation EU in the June 23 vote, the British Chambers of Commerce said Tuesday in an e-mailed statement. That’s down from 60 percent in February, with support for a “Leave” vote rising to 37 percent from 30 percent.

“As the EU referendum campaign enters the final straight, the race for the business vote has clearly tightened,” BCC Acting Director-General Adam Marshall said.

Bloomberg

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
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