More Britons Leaning Toward Leaving EU, New Poll Says

By Wallace WitkowskiMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

A recent poll covering how Britons may vote in a referendum on whether to stay in the European Union jumped higher into "leave" territory Monday. According to a poll conducted by the Sunday Times and YouGov, 46% of Britons surveyed supported leaving the EU, while 39% supported remaining. Last week, a Times/YouGov poll showed 42% of respondents supported leaving while 43% supported staying.

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