Sterling set for a bumpy ride as Brexit uncertainty persists

Strategists say this could push the pound lower towards parity with the euro

Brexit
Brexit crack: the pound has become more susceptible to political and structural whims

Market participants are hunkering down for a bumpy ride in sterling, as uncertainty over the UK's divorce from the European Union has pushed the pound some 24% lower against the dollar since the referendum and heralded the arrival of the shock move seen on October 7.

On that Friday, cable took a dive of some 8% overnight during Asian hours, triggering the Bank of England (BoE) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to investigate the cause of what some called a flash crash in sterling's

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