“In” Camp Extends Lead Ahead of UK’s Brexit Vote – Poll

The campaign to keep Britain in the European Union has widened its lead over the “Out” camp, according to an opinion poll by YouGov conducted for The Times newspaper although the lead was attributed to a change in the polling firm’s methodology.

Forty-four percent of respondents wanted Britain to stay in EU compared with 40 percent who wanted the country to leave, The Times reported on Wednesday.

The previous YouGov poll for The Times, published 10 days ago, gave the “In” camp a two-point lead, it said.

Reuters

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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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