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Aviva’s share price revovered some of its recent short falls, rising 6.5% in Tuesday’s trading to 368pence.

The insurers’ shares had fallen 22% since Thursday’s Brexit vote to close yesterday at 347pence.

Aviva, who was one of the biggest victims of the voters’ decision to withdraw from the EU, insisted in a statement that their “capital position is resilient to market stress,” and after “extensive analysis,” a vote to leave the EU “will have no significant operational impact on the company.”