Jim Pickard @PickardJE Chief Political Correspondent, Financial Times Sep. 29, 2019 1 min read

“no evidence that hedge funds that have backed Johnson’s election campaign have “millions of £s” of speculative bets on no-deal Brexit. They have millions of pounds of speculative bets on UK companies but....this is another tin-foil-hat conspiracy theory”
 https://www.forbes.com/sites/francescoppola/2019/09/29/the-mythical-bets-on-no-deal-brexit/ 

in an ideal world one would want a former chancellor to produce some kind of evidence for this kind of claim...

much more interesting, three years later, is the question of why Farage conceded defeat on the night of the referendum when he was aware of accurate polling suggesting Leave had won

 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-06-25/brexit-big-short-how-pollsters-helped-hedge-funds-beat-the-crash 


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