The Brexit aftershock: a week of turbulence in four key graphs

How the UK’s vote affected Irish shares, sterling, bond prices and safe-haven gold

Not since the 2008 financial crisis have the markets been so roiled by a single event. The UK’s shock referendum result sent markets into a tailspin, crashed sterling and led to a spike in gold prices.

Was it overblown? Is the turbulence subsiding or are things about to get much worse?

Here’s a look at the last seven days from the perspecive of four key metrics: shares, currencies, bonds and gold.

With central banks promising more stimulus measures the jury's out on where we go from here.

Eoin Burke-Kennedy

Eoin Burke-Kennedy

Eoin Burke-Kennedy is Economics Correspondent of The Irish Times