Peter Spence / Telegraph | Sat, 21 May 2016 15:30:05
George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, as announced that Britain leaving the European Union, that Brexit, will lower UK house prices by 18%. This is a most odd thing for anyone to be saying as a threat about the outcome of such a Brexit. Partly because reducing UK house ...
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes | Sat, 21 May 2016 14:25:00
Peter Foster, Senay Boztas / Telegraph | Sat, 21 May 2016 10:15:38
That essentially is the argumentof the Telegraph's Allister Heath, expressed as Donald Trump might. Heath says we have a been failures for over a century, "yet they now have the chutzpah to behave as if they should be treated like philosopher kings, an all-knowing that we are all supposed to ...
Mainly Macro / Mainly Macro | Sat, 21 May 2016 09:51:00
Britain's possible exit from the European Union took center stage at a Group of Seven (G-7) meeting in Japan on Saturday, as British Chancellor of the Exchequer (finance minister) George Osborne warned a Brexit could doom trade deals with EU countries. The comments came during two days of talks largely ...
Japan Times | Sat, 21 May 2016 06:21:32
Option to scrap deals in event of leaving EU keeps jittery buyers onside as market shows strain With a month to go until the EU referendum, there are signs that property investors have growing concerns about the possible impact of a leave vote. City law firm Nabarro said yesterday that ...
Hilary Osborne / Guardian | Fri, 20 May 2016 22:40:11
The two sides in the U.K.'s European Union referendum debate looked to reinforce their core message, with Treasury chief George Osborne saying house prices would fall if Britain exits while Justice Secretary Michael Gove said staying in the bloc would swell the population and put the state health service under ...
WSJ | Fri, 20 May 2016 21:00:05
Peter Dominiczak, Szu Ping Chan, Peter Spence / Telegraph | Fri, 20 May 2016 21:00:00
In their desire to leave the E.U., many Britons have found an outlet for fears about immigration and terrorism. But the cost of an exit would be high.
DealBook | Fri, 20 May 2016 19:40:57
To exit or not. That is the question. But should the notion that UK businesses will be by leaving the European Union (EU) next month to develop links with Brazil, Russia, India and China - the BRIC nations - to compensate for potential lost trade from the EU Single [...]
Roger Aitken, Contributor / Forbes | Fri, 20 May 2016 18:44:00
Analysts from Danske Bank, mentioned that the pound rallied in the market after a lead of the "remain" position ahead of the Brexit referendum but they warned about biased polls. Also they point out that their models suggest the GBP rally may be overdone. Key Quotes: "Opinion polls continue to ...
FXStreet / FX Street | Fri, 20 May 2016 16:14:47
Alluding to views from OECD, CBI, LSE CEP, and NIESR, analysts at Credit Suisse believe the U.K. leaving the European Union could halve its potential growth rate up to 2020. Andrew Garthwaite and colleagues said in their May 19 research piece titled "Brexit: [...] The post Brexit Could Be Catastrophic ...
Mani / Value Walk | Fri, 20 May 2016 15:39:04
But the presumptive GOP nominee gives a thumb's up to the Brexit, another sticky foreign-policy wicket.
Gabrielle Levy / U.S. News | Fri, 20 May 2016 15:05:13
The campaign to keep Britain in the European Union just got some serious star backing.
CNN | Fri, 20 May 2016 14:53:55
May 20 From statesmen to spymasters it seems everyone is wading in on the EU referendum. So with weeks to go, it was only a matter of time before an open letter from the luvvies slipped through the nations' letterbox like a takeaway menu no one asked for. The UK's ...
Proactive Investors | Fri, 20 May 2016 14:20:00
Extending its strong bid tone, the EUR/GBP pair surpassed 0.7700 with ease and climbed to day's peak level of 0.7726 during the early NY trading session.The British Pound's relative under-performance was led by the latest TNS 'Brexit' polls, giving the 'Leave' campaign a lead of 3 points over 'Remain'. Moreover, ...
FXStreet / FX Street | Fri, 20 May 2016 13:51:53
Rupert Myers / Telegraph | Fri, 20 May 2016 13:49:27
European Commission president tells French newspaper: 'I'm sure the deserters will not be welcomed with open arms'
Alastair Macdonald / Globe and Mail | Fri, 20 May 2016 13:41:00
Electoral Commission denies plagiarism, pointing out it used neon imagery 2 years before The 1975
FT | Fri, 20 May 2016 13:25:30
In the letter, published in The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian, the signers argued that “our global creative success would be severely weakened by walking away.”
STEVEN ERLANGER / NY Times | Fri, 20 May 2016 13:07:59
U.S. interest rate hike would be good news for Canada, finance minister Bill Morneau says at G7 talks
Canada, on the other hand, is worried about the turmoil that Brexit could unleash, said Bill Morneau as he meets with global finance ministers in Japan
Megumi Lim, Reuters / Financial Post | Fri, 20 May 2016 12:52:48
People who want Britain to leave the EU essentially promise that they get to keep all of the good stuff while arbitrarily getting rid of the bad stuff which they're usually pretty bad at actually describing. Don't get me wrong, the EU is a flawed instititution, but the Euro/ECB is ...
Atrios / Eschaton | Fri, 20 May 2016 12:45:00
Jack Di-Lizia, Strategist at Deutsche Bank, suggests that the upcoming EU referendum continues to represent a significant driver of risk dynamics. Key with the referendum now less than 5 weeks away the market has shown signs of increasingly pricing out the likelihood of a Brexit across a range of financial ...
FXStreet / FX Street | Fri, 20 May 2016 11:52:24
Jane Foley, Research Analyst at Rabobank, suggests that usually the FX market is left disappointed by G7 communiques and the FX market tends to be only one part of the agenda that faces finances ministers and central bankers of some of the world's leading economies.Key Quotes"That said, this year's meetings ...
FXStreet / FX Street | Fri, 20 May 2016 11:25:03
On June 23, British voters will decide in a referendum whether to remain in the EU or go it alone. Advocates of remaining, including Prime Minister David Cameron, may have the better arguments, but the future of the UK - and of Europe - is unlikely to be determined by ...
Philippe Legrain / Project Syndicate | Fri, 20 May 2016 11:03:32
SENDAI, Japan, May 20 (Reuters) - European Union Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Friday that policymakers "have no plan B" to stabilise the pound in the event Britain left the EU.
Reuters | Fri, 20 May 2016 10:50:39
In their desire to leave the E.U. many Britons have found an outlet for fears about immigration and terrorism, but the cost of an exit would be high.
PETER S. GOODMAN / NY Times | Fri, 20 May 2016 10:35:11
Asa Bennett / Telegraph | Fri, 20 May 2016 10:26:15
Strongest intervention in referendum yet from the head of the EU's executive arm
FT | Fri, 20 May 2016 10:01:46
Why? Because, although Britain is likely to stay in the EU, Brexit will remain a live issue unless the eurozone can sort itself out. That means either admitting that the euro has been a terrible mistake, or going the whole ... read more
Tim Worstall | Fri, 20 May 2016 09:37:24
I've felt myself getting almost irrationally angry over the past few days with a certain sort of person. The kind of person who advocates Brexit from a "classical republican" or perspective. It is bad enough when such people live in the UK or Europe, but at least those people will ...
Chris Bertram / Crooked Timber | Fri, 20 May 2016 09:08:46
Britain's financial market players are becoming less and less worried about the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union - dubbed a Brexit - as they are increasingly pricing out Brexit risks. According to a new report on the British economy from Deutsche Bank strategist Jack Di-Lizia, market volatility has ...
Will Martin / Business Insider | Fri, 20 May 2016 09:06:23
The 'Brexit' remains a key overhang for the British Pound as the latest survery results are showing diverging trends.The latest TNS online poll was consistent with its previous findings, giving the 'Leave' campaign a lead of 3 points over 'Remain'.Here are the voting intensions of a sample survey of 1,222 ...
FXStreet / FX Street | Fri, 20 May 2016 08:58:02
Despite the GBP/JPY pair seems to confront supply pressure above 161.00 handle, a strong recovery trend from early May lows has kept the pair buoyant above 160.00 handle.Of late, diminishing 'Brexit' fears coupled with the release of some upbeat economic data from the UK have acted as supportive pillars for ...
FXStreet / FX Street | Fri, 20 May 2016 07:54:09
British actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Helena Bonham Carter are among more than 250 celebrities from the arts world who have signed a letter urging Britons to vote to remain in the European Union. Some of Britain's best-known artists, musicians and writers are also signatories to the ...
Reuters / Times of Malta | Fri, 20 May 2016 07:19:00
Bookmakers have cut the odds on Britain voting to remain in the EU, the FT reports.
CNBC | Fri, 20 May 2016 07:08:00
Speaking in an interview with the Belfast Telegraph, BOE MPC member Kristin Forbes noted that uncertainties surrounding Brexit vote may be causing softer UK data, while adding that it's difficult to predict outcome for the EU's referendum.Key Quotes:Softer data may reflect Brexit uncertaintyThere's no concrete evidence that Brexit concerns are ...
FXStreet / FX Street | Fri, 20 May 2016 07:01:12