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Taking the longer view on Brexit impact on Mississippi

By JACK WEATHERLY The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union shook up world stock markets and sent the British pound plummeting. But the longer view seems to be the relevant thing to do with regard to Mississippi. The UK is one of Mississippi’s import partners, though not one of the biggest, ranking 17th in 2015 in terms of value ...

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Stocks, pound fall again due to UK vote uncertainty

U.S. stocks indexes headed toward a sharply lower close in late-afternoon trading Monday, reflecting ongoing investor jitters over the fallout of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. European stock markets extended their losses from Friday. The British pound, which last week plunged to its lowest level since 1985, continued to fall as traders expected the British economy would take ...

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Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit

» The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 611 points, or 3.4 percent, its biggest fall since August Britain has jumped. Now it is wildly searching for the parachute. The U.K.’s unprecedented decision to leave the European Union sent shockwaves through the country and around the world Friday, rocking financial markets, toppling Prime Minister David Cameron and even threatening the ties ...

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ROSS REILY: This has nothing to do with Downton Abbey

So, Her Majesty’s Consul General in Atlanta Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford was breezing through Mississippi last week and decided to make a stop at the Mississippi Business Journal. It wasn’t that long ago that the Consul General from Canada Stephen Brereton came by and visited with us, but somehow it feels a little different when you’re handed a business card for someone ...

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