Last Updated: 12:08 GMT Thursday, 17 Oct. 2019

BREXIT deal sealed: India likely to benefit but Indian firms in UK must watch

The long-awaited BREXIT deal has finally been sealed but it is too early to draw inferences on its implications on India as the minutes of the deal have not yet been disclosed. "We've got a great new deal that takes back control," Boris Johnson said on Twitter. He added that ...
Samrat Sharma / Financial Express   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:32:03

Reactions in Britain to new Brexit deal

The European Union and the British government have finally clinched a new deal setting the terms of Britain's exit from the bloc.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:55:49

US Open - Brexit Deal Rally seems short-lived, Earnings, Oil, Gold, Bitcoin

It was not expected to happen today, but a Brexit deal got hammered out. PM Boris Johnson got the job done and now he needs to survive the Parliamentary arithmetic. Johnson needs 320 votes to get his deal through the House of Commons. Johnson will have just under 259 votes ...
Ed Moya / OANDA   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:53:43

S&P Futures Surge Above 3,000 Amid Confusion Over Successful Brexit Deal

S&P Futures Surge Above 3,000 Amid Confusion Over Successful Brexit Deal "Brexit's the only show in town today" - Rabobank FX strategist Lyn Graham-Taylor. For once traders were less focused on the US-China trade deal rumorflow, and instead the catalyst for the overnight moves was the frentic last minute Brexit ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:47:51

Johnson to ask EU to rule out more Brexit delay - source

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will ask European leaders to rule out another Brexit delay and will not accept an extension if offered, a UK government source said on Thursday
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:46:51

Boris Johnson heads to crucial summit

CNN   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:46:26

Merkel demands EU budget rebate for Germany

Chancellor says Berlin faces 'excessive burden' as a result of Brexit
FT   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:44:16

Former Conservative leader Duncan Smith reserves judgment on Brexit deal

Pro-Brexit former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith said he was reserving judgment on the last-minute deal struck by Britain and the European Union on Thursday until he understood why Northern Ireland's DUP opposed it.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:44:03

READ: Full text of the latest Brexit deal

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has agreed a new withdrawal deal with the European Union, but still faces a huge challenge in getting it passed by Parliament.
CNN   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:37:20

Factbox: Reactions in Britain to new Brexit deal

The European Union and the British government have finally clinched a new deal setting the terms of Britain's exit from the bloc.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:30:28

British government not contemplating Brexit deal defeat - Gove

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is not contemplating defeat in a planned parliamentary vote on Saturday on his new Brexit deal, cabinet minister Michael Gove said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:29:11

Ireland's foreign minister welcomes Brexit deal as a big step forward

Ireland's foreign minister on Thursday welcomed the Brexit deal struck by the British government and the European Union as "a big step forward".
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:26:55

Johnson to ask EU leaders to rule out delay - BBC political editor

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will ask European leaders to rule out a further Brexit delay in the hope that lawmakers will then choose between leaving the the European Union with his deal or no deal, the BBC's political editor reported.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:26:01

UK pro-Brexit lawmaker Smith: We are concerned with DUP's position

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:24:20

Brexit deal news lifts pound towards $1.30, fuels rally UK domestic-focused shares

Sterling surged more than 1% and British share prices rallied on Thursday after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Union officials said a Brexit deal was done.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:21:21

Sensex soars 453 points after Britain, EU reach Brexit deal, Nifty near 11,600; Yes Bank jumps 16%

The headline indices Sensex and Nifty surged on Thursday even as Britain and the European Union said Thursday that they have struck an outline Brexit deal. The Sensex ended 453 points higher to reclaim the crucial 39,000-mark.
FE Online / Financial Express   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:21:20

Deal in hand: Boris Johnson heads to crucial summit

The United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed a new Brexit deal after months of tense negotiations, according to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.
CNN   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:18:17

Factbox: Early details of new Brexit deal

The European Union has agreed a new Brexit deal with Britain. Here are the initial details.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:17:09

Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Thursday

Investing.com - There's a Brexit deal in the offing, although it still needs to be approved by a recalcitrant British parliament. The pound and other U.K. and European assets are responding with enthusiasm. Elsewhere, Netflix...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:16:35

Deregulation and standards after Brexit - what Naomi Klein's 'disaster capitalism' can tell us

Food supply changes. Philip Reeve/Shutterstock One of the most frustrating features of Brexit over the past three years is the widespread belief among Brexiteers that outside of the EU, Britain will have more control over its destiny as a nation. It's certainly a seductive idea. However, when considering Philip Hammond's ...
Daniel Fisher, PhD Research Candidate, Cass Business School, City, University of London / The Conversation   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:16:32

Germany's Commerce Chambers: Brexit deal is first ray of light

Germany's DIHK Chambers of Commerce on Thursday said Britain's reaching an agreement with the European Union on its withdrawal from the bloc the first ray of light in a long time.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:16:11

Have UK voters changed their minds on Brexit?

Where do voters stand on Brexit, after more than three years of debate and negotiation?
BBC   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:16:00

Brexit: UK set to rule out any delays - GBP/USD pressured

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:09:12

EU's Tusk says Brexit deal 'always better than a no-deal'

European Council President Donald Tusk said of a new Brexit deal agreed on Thursday: "A deal is always better than a no-deal."
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:08:27

Brexit - It's a deal!

Sterling soars on Brexit deal In typical eleventh hour fashion, the UK and EU have agreed a new Brexit deal, sending the pound soaring to seven month highs against the dollar. The pound peaked around 1.30 in a knee jerk rally, following confirmation of the agreement before some profit taking ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:06:33

Bored by Brexit? British TV starts Brexit-free news channel

After three years of Brexit crisis, Sky News is betting that some viewers are so bored by the divorce drama that there is a market for a channel dedicated to news that has nothing to do with Britain's exit from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:06:17

EUR/GBP rebounds from 5-month lows near 0.8570 on Brexit deal

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:05:25

Morning News: October 17, 2019

EU and U.K. Reach Agreement to Put Brexit Within Boris Johnson's Grasp China Says it Hopes to Reach Phased Trade Pact with U.S. as Soon [...]
Eddy Elfenbein / Eddy Elfenbein   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:03:46

UK PM Boris Johnson hails 'great' new Brexit deal but DUP says 'no'

However, the DUP, who have expressed concerns that the Brexit deal could cut Northern Ireland off from Britain in customs and regulatory terms, said there had been no change in their position following the confirmation of the deal.
Reuters / Financial Express   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:03:45

British Pound Rises On Brexit Draft Deal

Sterling soared Thursday to within a whisker of $1.30, striking five-month peaks after the European Union reached a draft Brexit withdrawal deal with London. The pound quickly rose more than one percent to $1.2990 before profit-taking set in. The euro slid to 85.76 pence as the news flashed across traders' ...
IBTimes   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:03:41

Rees-Mogg says DUP should find comfort in new Brexit deal

Britain has secured a good deal with the European Union which ensures the whole United Kingdom is one customs union and should provide comfort to the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), House of Commons leader Jacob Rees-Mogg said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:00:53

EU parliament president welcomes Brexit deal, ready to evaluate text

The president of the European Parliament said on Thursday that the assembly was ready to evaluate and possibly ratify the new text on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:58:50

Scotland's Sturgeon says SNP will not vote for Johnson's Brexit deal

The Scottish National Party (SNP) will not vote for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in parliament because it poses a much harder exit from the European Union, leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:58:35

EU leaders meet at summit dominated by Brexit

EU leaders met for a two-day summit on Thursday and Friday, dominated by Brexit but also with other pressing issues including Turkey's invasion of Syria, possible enlargement and the bloc's budget.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:56:06

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

1. The pound is surging to a 7-month high after Boris Johnson secured a Brexit deal with the EU. The pound shot up as much as 1.3% in morning trading in London. 2. China says hopes to reach phased trade pact with US as early as possible. A phased agreement ...
Yusuf Khan / Money Game   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:52:28

Brexit deal: All the latest updates

New provisional Brexit deal brokered between Britain and the European Union will still need UK parliament's approval.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:51:56

European Union announces new Brexit deal with UK

New Brexit deal brokered between Britain and the European Union, but will still need UK parliament's approval.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:51:48

Labour leader supports referendum on PM Johnson's Brexit deal

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said Prime Minister Boris Johnson had agreed a worse Brexit deal than his predecessor Theresa May, which was overwhelmingly rejected by parliament, after Britain and the EU agreed an amended agreement.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:49:55

Johnson-Varadkar meeting was turning point in reaching Brexit deal - Barnier

An Oct. 10 meeting near Liverpool, England, between Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, was the turning point in reaching Thursday's new deal on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:48:46

EU and Britain's Boris Johnson have reached a Brexit deal, though its fate is uncertain

British and European Union negotiators reached a preliminary agreement Thursday on Britain's withdrawal from the EU. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker tweeted: "We have one! It's a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the U.K." British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called it a "great new deal" and urged ...
The Week   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:47:18

'Air of euphoria' in Brussels as Brexit deal is agreed

After months of negotiations, the UK and EU agreed a new withdrawal deal, according to a statement from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. The next challenge for Johnson will be getting approval in the British Parliament.
CNN   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:45:41

UK PM Johnson hails 'great' new Brexit deal but DUP says 'no'

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that Britain and the European Union had agreed a "great" new Brexit deal but still faced resistance from the Northern Irish Democratic
Reuters, London / Al Arabiya   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:45:33

Why are the SNP's politics so cautious and can they really change?

Five years after the indyref and three years after the Brexit vote Scottish politics feels full of pent up pressures, but stuck in a holding pattern.
Gerry Hassan / Open Democracy   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:37:02

PM Johnson confident deal will be ratified by Oct. 31 - spokeswoman

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is confident his new Brexit deal can be ratified by the departure date of Oct. 31 and it will go forward for a vote in parliament on Saturday, his spokeswoman said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:33:10

Pound jumps as Johnson says Brexit deal reached

The value of sterling rises after Boris Johnson says a "great new deal" has been agreed.
BBC   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:31:48

'We have delivered', Barnier says after agreeing Brexit deal

Britain and the European Commission have agreed a new withdrawal accord that will be presented to European Union leaders later on Thursday, the EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:29:54

Labour leader Corbyn says 'unhappy' with Brexit deal

Britain's main opposition party is "unhappy" with the new Brexit deal, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said in Brussels.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:28:22

EU and UK reach agreement on Brexit deal

Breakthrough leaves Boris Johnson with challenge of selling plan to political allies
FT   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:28:05

Britain And EU Strike Brexit Deal Ahead Of Summit

Britain and the European Union reached a last-ditch Brexit deal on Thursday, just hours before an EU summit that is expected to give it a seal of approval.
IBTimes   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:26:54

UK, EU reach outline Brexit deal; still needs ratification

Britain and the European Union said on Oct. 17 that they have struck an outline Brexit deal after days of intense see-saw negotiations - though it must still be formally approved by the bloc and ratified by the European and U.K. Parliaments.
Hurriyet   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:25:16

Brexit countdown is sending the pound on a wild ride. There's more to come

The next 48 hours will be crucial for the pound, which has shot up in the past week but remains highly volatile.
CNN   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:25:10

Jeremy Corbyn says Boris Johnson's Brexit deal 'worse than Theresa May's'

Labour leader says the 'best way to get Brexit sorted is to give the people the Final Say in a public vote'
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:25:00

Brexit deal clinched in Brussels, Johnson still needs backing at home

Britain clinched a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said, just a few hours before the start of a summit of the bloc's leaders in Brussels.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:20:04

Highlights: EU leaders meet at summit dominated by Brexit

EU leaders met for a two-day summit on Thursday and Friday, dominated by Brexit but also with other pressing issues including Turkey's invasion of Syria, possible enlargement and the bloc's budget.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:19:40

EU-UK Deal Sends Sterling and the Euro Higher

Overview: A Brexit deal between the UK and the EU has been struck. Whether it can win Parliament's approval is a horse of a different color. Meanwhile, US-Chinese relations continue to sour. The capital markets are narrowly mixed as investors await further developments. The MSCI Asia Pacific is consolidated after ...
Marc Chandler / Marc to Market   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:19:23

The pound is surging to a 7-month high after Boris Johnson secured a Brexit deal with the EU

The pound is soaring after Boris Johnson secured a Brexit deal with the EU. The agreement now can be taken to the UK Parliament this coming Saturday where British lawmakers will vote on the deal Johnson and the EU have made. The new deal sees Northern Ireland remain in the ...
Yusuf Khan / Money Game   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:14:37

Brexit: Europeans fed up with UK delays

Misleading promises and untruths during the referendum campaign are viewed in Europe as fake news that afflicted the British public.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:08:52

UK shoppers shun big ticket items as Brexit uncertainty bites

Department store sales slump further and online shoppers also rein in spending, says ONS Retail sales failed to bounce back last month from a drop in August as Brexit uncertainty deterred shoppers from splashing out on big ticket items. The volume of sales was flat and the value down by ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:08:45

Dollar inches up above ¥108.80 in Tokyo

The dollar rose modestly to top ¥108.80 in Tokyo trading Thursday amid lingering optimism over a Brexit deal between the U.K. and the European Union.At ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:06:56

PM Johnson hails 'great' new Brexit deal but DUP says 'no'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that Britain and the European Union had agreed a "great" new Brexit deal but still faced resistance from the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) as he sought support for the deal.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:03:03

Brexit deal: Issue of consent at heart of DUP concern

For politicians in Belfast and Dublin, issues such as identity and peace-building are crucial.
BBC   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:01:12

Boris Johnson says ‘great new deal’ reached on Brexit

Britain clinched a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said, just a few hours before the start of a summit of the bloc’s leaders in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said “we have a great new Brexit said in a letter that he ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:59:43

UK Labour lawmakers will support referendum on PM Johnson's Brexit deal

Britain's opposition Labour Party is likely to vote for a second referendum if it is added to any deal proposed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday, a party source said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:59:35

U.K. and EU reach Brexit deal, sources say

Britain and the EU have concluded a Brexit deal, two officials with the bloc said. This story will be updated.
No Author / Japan Times   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:58:54

Brexit jargon: From backstop to no-deal, the key terms explained

Al Jazeera explains the parlance surrounding the UK's bid to depart from the European Union.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:58:36

Brexit: DUP continues objecting deal, risking rejection in parliament, GBP/USD capped

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:57:45

EUR/USD moves to monthly peaks near 1.1140 post-Brexit deal

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:56:48

Northern Irish DUP says no to PM Johnson's Brexit deal

Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party said on Thursday its position on Brexit had not changed and it could not support the deal being proposed by Boris Johnson and the European Union.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:56:12

Brexit breakthrough: 'We have a deal,' say Johnson and Juncker

CNN   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:55:36

U.K. Reaches Draft Brexit Deal

"European Union and U.K. negotiators agreed on a draft of a new Brexit deal, clearing a major hurdle to Britain's exit from the bloc and setting up a crucial vote in the U.K. Parliament," the Wall Street Journal reports. "After days of intense talks, the two sides struck a compromise ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:55:10

Brexit deal done... if it passes

Seeking Alpha   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:54:09

Brexit: What happens now?

The British government and the EU have agreed a new Brexit deal, but will it get through Parliament?
BBC   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:53:53

Britain and EU claim breakthrough Brexit deal ahead of summit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU negotiators claim a breakthrough Brexit deal that will enable Britain's orderly withdrawal from the bloc.
Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:53:20

Sterling jumps, stocks rally on Brexit deal agreement

Sterling surged more than 1% and British share prices rallied on Thursday after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Union officials said a Brexit deal was done.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:53:18

Cool reception from IMF for Javid's UK investment plans

Chancellor's policies greeted with caution on US trip over public finances and Brexit
FT   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:53:14

New Brexit deal agreed, says Boris Johnson

The PM calls the agreement "a great new deal", but the DUP say they still cannot support it.
BBC   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:53:13

DUP reject Boris Johnson's Brexit deal with EU within minutes of it being announced

The DUP has rejected the Brexit deal Boris Johnson agreed with the EU within minutes of it being announced.
The Independent   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:52:15

Johnson agrees 'great' new Brexit deal with EU

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that Britain and the European Union had agreed a "great" new Brexit deal and urged lawmakers to approve it at the weekend.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:50:17

How Brexit hopes and fears are moving the pound

FT's Katie Martin looks at how political uncertainty is hitting sterling
FT   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:49:55

EU's Juncker says Brexit deal agreed

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Britain and the European Union agreed a new Brexit deal.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:49:49

It's a deal! EU and UK agree Brexit pact

But the Democratic Unionist Party and Labour Party are not on board.
David M. Herszenhorn, Emilio Casalicchio, Eleni Courea / Politico   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:46:29

Food groups issue warning over post-Brexit trade deals

Major food producers have sounded the alarm bell over concerns that the government will British standards in order to secure post-Brexit trade deals.
Sky   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:46:00

Pound Soars As EU, UK Agree On New Brexit Deal

Pound Soars As EU, UK Agree On New Brexit Deal Does it almost sound too good to be true? The pound rallied sharply Thursday morning on reports that, after nearly two-and-a-half years of often infuriatingly tedious dealmaking, a Brexit deal has been finished. Claude Juncker said the EU had signed ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:45:35

'We've got great new deal': Boris Johnson declares Brexit agreement in place

Boris Johnson has claimed a "great new deal" has been done with the EU on Brexit, just hours after the DUP appeared to scupper his chances of getting anything through parliament.
Sky   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:42:00

Brexit deal done - two EU officials

Britain and the EU have concluded a Brexit deal, two officials with the bloc said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:39:16

GBP/USD surges beyond mid-1.2900s, highest since mid-May on news that a Brexit deal has been reached

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:39:14

Two EU official say Brexit deal is done

Two EU official say Brexit deal is done.
Al Arabiya   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:38:01

Brexit deal awaiting clearance from London - EU diplomats

A potential deal on Britain's divorce from the European Union is still awaiting clearance from London, EU diplomats said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:33:58

UK retail sales growth softens as department stores disappoint

British shoppers grew more cautious about their spending in the three months to September despite rising wages, official figures showed on Thursday, raising concerns about the health of the economy in the run-up to Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:30:27

Breaking: GBP/USD soars above 1.29 as Brexit deal reached, but without DUP support

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:29:03

Brexit up in the air at EU summit as Northern Irish DUP baulks at deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's last-ditch attempt to clinch a Brexit deal was thrown into disarray hours before a European Union summit on Thursday when the Northern Irish party he needs to help ratify any agreement refused to support it.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:27:47

Legal bid at Court of Session to stop MPs debating Brexit deal

Anti-Brexit campaigner Jo Maugham will lodge a petition at Scotland's highest civil court.
BBC   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:27:33

EU says leaders will not negotiate with Boris Johnson at summit

Negotiations continue between Commission and UK team
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:20:00

Brexit snags stall sterling rally, stocks drift lower

Sterling faltered on Thursday and Europe's main stock markets went in and out of the red as hopes for a smooth Brexit ran into familiar Irish border snags.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:19:00

European shares hit by Brexit deal doubts; Ericsson jumps

European stocks recovered from a weak start on Thursday, helped by strong earnings from Swedish telecoms gear maker Ericsson as signs of continuing political barriers to a Brexit deal hit UK firms.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:00:09

Business Breakfast with OANDA on Jazz FM

Nick Howard is joined by OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam to discuss all the market and business headlines. On this morning's show, they discuss Brexit as EU leaders meet in Brussels to possibly sign off on a deal. Nick is also joined by Matt Padley from the Centre for ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:55:04

British mid-caps dip as Brexit mood sours

Britain's FTSE 250 slid on Thursday after Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) cast doubts on the prospects of a Brexit deal, while shares of building materials suppliers and homebuilders tumbled after Grafton's profit alert.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:54:59

UK lenders see worst outlook for business loans since 2008 - BoE survey

British lenders expect business loans will dry up in the next few months at the fastest rate since the financial crisis, according to a Bank of England survey on Thursday that augured badly for investment as Brexit nears.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:54:02

EU summit: Follow live as Brexit set to dominate two-day European Council meeting in Brussels

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euronews   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:52:46

The United States has always put 'America First' - after Brexit it will be no different

Throughout history the US has acted ruthlessly to advance its economic interests. Brexiteers should be careful what they wish for.
Desmond Cohen / Open Democracy   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:52:09

UK retail sales growth softens in third-quarter as department stores disappoint

British shoppers grew more cautious about their spending in the three months to September despite enjoying real growth in their wages, raising concerns about the health of the economy in the run-up to Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:51:16

Northern Ireland's DUP opposes UK government's Brexit plan

DUP statement seen as major setback for UK PM Boris Johnson, who needs party's support for any Brexit deal.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:25:22

Brexit scramble looms over fraught EU summit, Merkel says deal possible

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a deal on Britain's exit from the EU was still possible as EU leaders headed to Brussels on Thursday for a two-day summit dominated by last-gasp negotiations.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:15:29

Merkel says more work needed on customs for Brexit deal, which is possible

Solutions still need to be found for customs arrangements in Northern Ireland to clinch a Brexit deal and European Union leaders could yet meet again if they do not reach an agreement at this week's summit, Germany's Angela Merkel said on Oct. 17.
Hurriyet   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:12:09

EU's Juncker, Johnson have spoken on Brexit - EU Commission

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have talked on the eve of an EU summit set to be dominated by Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:04:38

Funding boost for thousands of UK firms 'most impacted' by Brexit - business live

Rolling coverage of the latest business and economic news, as NatWest boosts its Brexit contingency fund by over £2bn Introduction: Brexit funding boost as deadline looms NatWest: thousands of small firms most affected 8.58am BST WH Smith, the high street and travel hub retailer, has been stockpiling products in case ...
Graeme Wearden / Guardian   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:58:29

Brexit as a process

So here we are. Again. It's autumn, there's a potential text of a deal on the table, the DUP are holding out, Tory rebels are considering their position, all while the clock ticks. Maybe we all liked it so much last year that's why we're doing it all over. Less ...
PoliticsatSurrey / Ideas on Europe   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:58:18

Johnson's Brexit deal to face legal challenge on grounds of violating tax law

A legal challenge will be brought against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's possible Brexit deal on the grounds that it contravenes domestic tax law, lawyer ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:56:43

Britain will leave EU on October 31 if there is no deal - UK minister Jenrick

Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 if no Brexit deal is reached with the bloc, housing minister Robert Jenrick said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:48:05

Brexit summit: what happens next?

FT subscribers can click here to receive Brussels Briefing every day by email. Brexit is not done yet. EU and UK negotiators spent another long night thrashing out their differences over a legal text, while...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:47:02

Brexit: What have been the sticking points?

A revised Brexit deal, acceptable to both UK and EU negotiators, remains elusive. What have been the main sticking points?
BBC   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:43:58

Brexit deal close but not guaranteed, France's Lemoyne says

A Brexit deal is within "arm's reach" but it's still not guaranteed, said French junior foreign affairs minister Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:39:30

Pound Sinks As Key Ally Rejects Johnson Brexit Plan

Sterling tumbled Thursday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's key ally in parliament said it "could not support" his plans for a Brexit deal, throwing a spanner in the works just as Britain and the European Union were closing in on an agreement. After years of wrangling, the two sides said ...
IBTimes   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:33:28

Boris Johnson under pressure as Britain's Brexit deal to go down to the wire

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is frantically pushing for a breakthrough Brexit deal with the EU that will enable an orderly withdrawal from the bloc.
Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:31:54

No-deal Brexit FAQs

A 'no-deal' Brexit (also known as a 'hard' Brexit) is the situation where the UK... Read more No-deal Brexit FAQs The post No-deal Brexit FAQs appeared first on International Swaps and Derivatives Association .
nsawyer / ISDA   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:31:26

Northern Ireland's DUP says it cannot support Brexit deal as it stands

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's last-ditch attempt to clinch a Brexit deal was thrown into disarray just hours before a European Union summit on Thursday when the Northern Irish party he needs to help ratify any agreement refused to support it.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:31:17

Brexit march: When is the Final Say rally and will there be a second referendum?

Hundreds of thousands to demand fresh Brexit vote at major London rally on 19 October
Tom Parfitt / The Independent   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:30:00

Brexit summit: what happens next?

Major progress has been achieved, but both sides needed one last push to get an agreement sealed
FT   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:22:16

Brexit deal still possible - UK minister Jenrick

A Brexit deal can still be done despite Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party saying it cannot support current proposals from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Union, housing minister Robert Jenrick said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:20:13

Germany's Merkel: Agreement on a Brexit deal is still possible

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:20:06

Sterling falls on fading Brexit hopes after DUP rejects plan

Seeking Alpha   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:19:13

Boris Johnson news - live: DUP shatters PM's hopes of Brexit deal as he heads to EU summit with clock ticking down to deadline

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Adam Forrest / The Independent   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:00:00

Northern Irish Rejection Threatens Brexit Deal As EU Leaders Meet

Britain's efforts to agree an amicable divorce from the European Union were hanging by a thread Thursday as leaders headed to Brussels for the latest crunch summit.
IBTimes   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:59:55

Pound sinks after DUP deals blow to Johnson's Brexit deal hopes

FT   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:55:12

Amid Brexit chaos, abandoning U.K. operations no simple task for Japanese firms

With the deadline for the U.K.'s withdrawal from the European Union fast approaching, the question for Japanese manufacturers and other businesses with operations there is ...
Masumi Koizumi / Japan Times   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:51:02

UK Labour MP resigns over 'anti-Jewish racism'

Louise Ellman warned that, with a possible general election upcoming, a Corbyn premiership could pose a "threat" to the country. Her resignation comes months after several MPs resigned over Labour's stance on Brexit and the leadership's handling of accusations of anti-Semitism within the party.
Times of India   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:50:45

Brexit healthcare fears fuel expatriate insurance interest in Europe

Some Britons living in the Europe Union are worried about losing access to free healthcare after Brexit, opening up a potentially lucrative new market for European health insurers.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:45:27

Sterling falters as Brexit deal hope fades, shares pause after five-day rally

Sterling faltered on fading hopes of a Brexit deal on Thursday, while a five-session rally in Asian stocks ran out of steam as weak U.S. retail sales fanned fears about the health of the world's biggest economy.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:37:56

Pound sinks as DUP says it cannot support current Brexit deal plans - live updates

Louis Ashworth / Telegraph   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:35:19

DUP rejects Boris Johnson's latest Brexit plan

Unionist party critical to parliamentary vote on a new EU divorce agreement
FT   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:27:55

DUP deals Brexit hammer blow to Boris Johnson ahead of crucial EU summit

'As things stand, we could not support what is being suggested,' Northern Ireland party says.
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:26:57

N.Ireland's DUP says: We cannot support Brexit deal as it stands

Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party said on Thursday it could not support the Brexit deal being proposed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Union.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:15:39

Boris Johnson's Brexit plan receives crushing blow as DUP say they cannot 'support what is being suggested'

'As things stand, we could not support what is being suggested on customs and consent issues, and there is a lack of clarity on VAT'
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:10:00

Owen Jones' weird definition of investment

First, why politics is a lousy way of running things: Labour MPs who vote for a Johnson Brexit deal should lose the whip Owen Jones Whether or not to Brexit is now a party political issue. To be determined by ... read more
Tim Worstall / Tim Worstall   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:09:53

Brexit negotiations amongst market movers today - Danske Bank

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:02:10

UK: Retail Sales and Brexit negotiations in focus - TDS

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:56:52

Breaking: GBP/USD drops sharply as DUP rejects key parts of Brexit deal

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:52:26

Forex Today: Brexit talks go down to the wire, dollar remains depressed, US-Sino relations sour

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:37:20

News Daily: Brexit deal 'in the balance' and Labour veteran quits party

Your morning briefing for 17 October 2019.
BBC   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:30:23

Ministers will have to decide which companies to save and which to let go after no-deal Brexit, says report

Responding to efforts to prepare for no deal, think tank quotes Mike Tyson: 'Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth'
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:23:55

The Papers: Johnson's Brexit deal balances 'on a knife edge'

Brexit talks dominate Thursday's papers, as the PM makes a bid to secure DUP support.
BBC   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:23:17

Forex Today: Aussie benefits from AU jobs report, trade/Brexit uncertainties prevail

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FX Street   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:16:00

Brexit summit, Netflix subscriber miss, HK banking

Boris Johnson battled to win support for a revised Brexit deal on Wednesday night
FT   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:01:00

The Vatican, a Chelsea property deal and Brexit

Pope Francis has ordered an investigation into a London investment by the body managing charitable donations
FT   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:00:40

Brexit: PM heads to EU summit as deal hangs in balance

Boris Johnson travels to Brussels as efforts continue back home to win support for his Brexit deal.
BBC   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:37:56

Pound Extends Gains As Britain, EU Push For Brexit Deal

Sterling edged up Thursday as Britain and the European Union appeared close to a Brexit agreement, though investors remain on edge with any deal possibly facing strong opposition in Westminster. After years of wrangling, the two sides said Wednesday they were edging towards the basis for a treaty allowing Britain ...
IBTimes   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:17:37

Boris Johnson Dup'ed as Singapore Slings

Brexit has moved to the season finale it seems, with UK PM Boris Johnson due to present a newly minted withdrawal agreement to Parliament on Saturday for a vote. The major sticking point from the British side appears to be the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) from Northern Island and that ...
Jeffrey Halley / OANDA   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:00:26

Asian shares pause after five-day rally, Brexit in focus

Asian stocks barely moved on Thursday as soft U.S. retail sales data raised fears about the health of the world's largest economy, sucking the steam out of a five-session rally, while hopes of a Brexit deal kept sterling volatile.
Reuters   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:57:16

Brexit Deal In The Balance As EU Leaders Gather

British and EU negotiators worked late into the night into Thursday in the hopes of presenting a last-minute Brexit deal to leaders meeting for a crunch European summit.
IBTimes   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:41:11

Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-10-17

Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-10-17 Wall Street slides after softer economic data US indices were slightly lower at the close of business yesterday after US retail sales came in below forecast in September. A Brexit deal appears to be almost there with reports that Ireland's DUP may be willing to accept ...
Andrew Robinson / OANDA   |   Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:08:12