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Policymakers in the UK can rip off the Brexit band-aid, knowing full well that they could place the blame on any lost output to COVID, per TD Securities. 

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“The government is popular in comparison to their predecessors, which gives them more wiggle room to up the Brexit ante. With little to lose politically, and Johnson historically looking for a clean break, it will be essential to watch next month’s transition deadline date.”

“Our positioning framework shows the market is short but on a relative basis that makes GBP look neutral. From here we expect another break below 1.20, as this theme gathers momentum.”