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Like The Empire Itself, The British Pound Is Not What It Used To Be

The pound was long the symbol of Britain's economic might. The chaos surrounding Brexit, the country's 2016 decision to leave the European Union, has sent the currency falling sharply.

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Like The Empire Itself, The British Pound Is Not What It Used To Be

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