Twitter Collection: Sterling takes a pounding as Boris backs #Brexit

February 22, 2016

London Mayor Boris Johnson announced on Sunday he supported Britain leaving the European Union, dealing a blow to UK Prime Minister David Cameron who struck a deal to reform Britain’s EU relations last week.

Boris’s announcement, widely regarded as increasing the chance of a British EU exit, saw sterling on course for its biggest one-day loss against the dollar in 11 months. This is how Twitter reacted:

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