After two days of relative panic, global markets are beginning to return to normal following the U.K.'s surprising vote to leave the European Union, which would end four decades of membership of the free-trade area. The referendum result crushed the value of Britain's currency to lows not seen since the 1980s.
The referendum result was seen as a monumental move by the U.K. to extricate itself from the superstate, which itself was developed in an effort to end the devastating wars between the nations of Europe. How Britain's exit works out will depend on all the parties involved.
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