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Breakdown: The dismal art of forecasting sterling

Most economists agree the pound has further to fall, but there is a wide range of views on how far. Long-term forecasts are an unfortunate necessity, but they are stab in the dark when it comes to a currency that is more in the thrall of politics than economics.
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