Britain struggles to absorb Brexit’s political and financial impact

June 25, 2016 9:35 AM

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Britain struggles to absorb Brexit’s political and financial impact

LONDON — After a tumultuous Friday that saw world financial markets plummeting and the British prime minister announcing his intention to resign, British voters Saturday began to digest the full and enormous consequences of their historic decision to break with Europe and begin to refashion their country.

The weekend morning provided an opportunity for a brief, if artificial, pause for many people to absorb and even reflect on what has happened here over the past two days — a seismic shock to the political and financial systems as well as a leap into a world that few imagined possible just days ago.

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