Nightmare before Christmas? Traders dig in for long British election night | Reuters


It’s the time of year when London’s banker and traders wind down and prepare for holidays. Instead, many are canceling leave and will work all night on Thursday as Britain votes in an unpredictable election that could convulse global markets.

This may seem an oversized reaction in an age where trading is increasingly reliant on robots, but this is a financially pivotal event where investors could make or break fortunes. It is Britain’s first December election in almost a century, and Brexit itself could be on the table.

Source: Nightmare before Christmas? Traders dig in for long British election night – Reuters

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