Markets braced for choppy week as pound falls amid Brexit fears

Sterling and Asian stocks fall to two-month lows amid uncertainty about EU vote and state of world economy

Financial markets were braced for falls on Monday after Asian stocks fell the most in more than two months amid growing fears that Britain could vote to leave the EU.

The pound also suffered when trading opened after a weekend of contrasting polls about the possibility of a UK vote to leave the EU. Sterling fell to as low as $1.4159 in early Asian trade, its weakest since April 18.

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