A Brexit stress test for the buy side

Markets are betting 2–1 the UK will remain in the EU but securities will tumble if they're wrong


Damian Handzy is global head of risk and Seddik Chacrone is North American head of risk at StatPro, a London-based cloud provider of performance and risk analytics for the investment management industry With only a little more than a month remaining before we learn the result of the UK's historic and potentially seismic vote, financial markets are emitting signals of the likelihood of a ‘Brexit' vote and its potential impact. While most political and economic pundits have turned to hist