In-Depth: Deal or no deal? Brexit uncertainty spooks industry as talks go to the wire

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As trade negotiations between the UK and European Union (EU) look set to go to the wire, investors in the region agree that in investment terms, the biggest impact would come from a short-term foreign exchange hit. Key funds and sectors are braced for a nerve-jangling end to negotiations. With three major obstacles still in the way of a post-exit trade agreement - fair competition rules, or the so-called 'level playing field', fisheries and governance - at the time of writing, Prime Minister Boris Johnson was en route to Brussels to meet with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen...

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