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$1 trillion is leaving Britain because of Brexit

London (CNN Business)Brexit hasn't happened yet but it's already shrinking the United Kingdom's financial services industry.Banks and other financial companies have shifted at least £800 billion ($1 trillion) worth of assets out of the country and into the European Union because of Brexit, EY said in a report published Monday.Many banks have set up new offices elsewhere in the European Union to safeguard their regional operations after Brexit, which means they also have to move substantial assets there to satisfy EU regulators. Other firms are moving assets to protect clients against market volatility and sudden changes in regulation. The consultancy said the figure represented roughly 10% of the total assets of the UK banking sector, and ...
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