A Brexit-driven rise in the UK’s inflation rate through 2017 would bring a depreciation in the British sterling that could create negative connotations for mortgage, auto loan and other consumer debt securitizations, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

Among the hardest hit may be the buy-to-let borrowers of investor-owned residences in the UK, where inflationary trends could hit wage earners in a country where rents take up a significant portion of consumer monthly income.

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