Scottish Leader Floats Fall 2018 For Second Independence Referendum

By Victor Reklaitis Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Fall 2018 would be a "common sense" time for a second independence referendum, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said in a BBC interview that is being broadcast Thursday. Sturgeon also insisted, however, that no final decision had yet been made on holding such a vote, a BBC report said. A referendum at that time would come a few months before the U.K. is due to exit the European Union, adding a big wrinkle to the Brexit process.

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