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Brexit or not, markets will stay volatile due to political events

Spanish elections will take place the following weekend after the Brexit vote, and the US is going to the polls in November.

The referendum will be sensitive to the numbers who show up to vote and the age groups of those who do. The fact that older members of the electorate are both more likely to vote and more likely to vote "Leave" may prove to be a decisive factor.

AS June 23 approaches, the UK's referendum on European Union (EU) membership is taking centre stage in investors' minds. Indeed, daily newsflow on the topic, including ever more frequent opinion polls, has started to cause some of the volatility markets expected. With the economic arguments in