The British pound has fallen below $1.40 for the first time since 2009 because of concern about the UK’s potential exit from the EU.
David Cameron, UK’s prime minister, has asked the Bank of England to give its view on economic case for Britain to remain in, or leave, the EU. It is a move that echoes the BoE’s crucial intervention in the debate on Scottish independence.
The referendum date is June 23.
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