Spectre of Brexit spooks investors in Liverpool

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne speaks at the opening of the International Festival for Business 2016 at the Exhibition Centre LiverpoolA single question was on the lips of the thousands of investors gathered in the city of Liverpool in northwest England this week: what will happen if Britain leaves the EU? From the opening of the port city’s first docks in 1715 to 1960 the city enjoyed two and a half centuries of prosperity.

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