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British staples Virgin and Premier League back 'Remain'

British staples Virgin and Premier League back 'Remain'
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By Christopher Cummins with AGENCIES
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As the British EU referendum gets closer two staples of UK life have backed 'Remain.'

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As the British EU referendum gets closer two staples of UK life have backed ‘Remain.’

Football’s Premier League announced the 20 clubs in the top tier want to stay in the EU.

NEW: Premier League teams all back Remain, says Richard Scudamorehttps://t.co/qzFY8yzClZpic.twitter.com/1fj05Z4ZsA

— PoliticsHome (@politicshome) June 20, 2016

Head of Virgin Richard Branson said a Brexit would be detrimental to British prosperity: “I think as far as Great Britain is concerned it would be a financial disaster, you would see the pound collapsing and trade being stifled and a danger that things like the financial centre of Europe being in London could easily move to Europe.”

Leading business figure Richard Branson on why you should vote REMAIN on Thursday: https://t.co/6v72UXeoqzpic.twitter.com/9mm15PiyM6

— Stronger In (@StrongerIn) June 19, 2016

Global markets reacted positively to the latest polls, which suggest the ‘Remain’ is on a roll.

The Dow Jones surged then calmed, still it closed up.

Asian markets also reacted positively to polls with Japanese stocks rebounding and the safe haven yen falling.

Last week investors swooped on the yen
as polls suggesting a vote to leave the EU led to market jitters.

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