Brexit News Archive: 30 May 2016

Ben Carson: President Hillary Would Bring About "Tremendous Carnage And Death"

In a world in which everything has devolved to threats of Mutual Assured Destruction of the "if something does not happen then the world will end" variety observed most notably with the scaremongering campaign over Brexit in which David Cameron recently went as far as suggesting that war could break ...
Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 30 May 2016 19:57:02

Anthony Barnett in conversation with Yanis Varoufakis

openDemocracy founder Anthony Barnett discusses DiEM25, Brexit and European democracy with Yanis Varoufakis. Recorded at the Another Europe is Possible event in London, 28 May 2016. Sideboxes Related stories: DiEM25 in London The European project is ours: let's roll up our sleeves for remain Country or region: UK Rights: CC ...
Open Democracy   |   Mon, 30 May 2016 18:59:06

Migrants rescued in English Channel

Eighteen Albanian migrants rescued off Britain's southern coast over the weekend might have thought they were sailing to a new life of opportunity. Instead they have found themselves the latest political football in the contentious debate over whether the UK should leave the European Union.
CNN   |   Mon, 30 May 2016 13:57:58

Armstrong Economics: Open Letter to the Guardian

Despite the propaganda, Britain's economic growth peaked prior to joining the Common Market and has fallen ever since. Is it a co-oincident that our major heavy industries collapsed after that date, leading to the winter of discontent, 3 day weeks? Our heavy industry, fishing, mining, etc. continues to be gutted, ...
House Price Crash   |   Mon, 30 May 2016 10:11:16

Top Trading Links: President Trump, Brexit, And Life Lessons

It was a big week for stock market bulls, as the S&P 500 Index jumped 2.3% in the last full week of trading in May. Was that the last hurrah... The post Top Trading Links: President Trump, Brexit, And Life Lessons appeared first on See It Market .
See It Market   |   Mon, 30 May 2016 02:39:40

Voters in the EU referendum 'told to vote for Remain in postal vote guide', prompting protests from Brexiteers

Christopher Hope / Telegraph   |   Sun, 29 May 2016 21:00:00

Brexiteers turn attention to toppling Cameron

Personal attacks on PM intensify over the weekend
FT   |   Sun, 29 May 2016 17:02:52

Will Brexit impact on borders and the control of immigration?

There is now an ever-growing need for immigration and border criminologists to focus on the harms inflicted by racist state policies and practices, and strengthen strategies of resistance. Migrants are blocked by French riot police in a makeshift migrants camp near Calais, France, March, 2016. Jerome Delay / Press Association. ...
Monish Bhatia / Open Democracy   |   Sun, 29 May 2016 15:44:59

Brexit debate tax issues far from clear

Campaigners attack UK's loss of control over revenue raising powers
FT   |   Sun, 29 May 2016 15:37:25

Brexit 'an enormous economic problem'

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says leaving the EU would create "an enormous economic problem" following any Brexit vote on 23 June.
BBC   |   Sun, 29 May 2016 12:44:49

Brexit camp steps up attacks on immigration

Johnson and Gove says PM's election promise of lower immigration 'corrosive of public trust'
FT   |   Sun, 29 May 2016 10:53:37

Economists overwhelmingly reject Brexit in boost for Cameron

Nine out of 10 of the country's top economists working across academia, the City, industry, small businesses and the public sector believe the British economy will be harmed by Brexit, according to the biggest survey of its kind ever conducted.
Here Is The City   |   Sun, 29 May 2016 05:44:41

On June 23rd, Britain Can Vote to Go Its Own Way

London -- Leaders of the campaign to end Britain's membership in the European Union hope that next month's referendum will make June 23, 2016, a date as luminous in modern British history as May 3, 1979, when voters made Margaret Thatcher prime minister. Michael Gove, secretary of justice and leader ...
George Will / National Review   |   Sun, 29 May 2016 00:00:00

Economists overwhelmingly reject Brexit in boost for Cameron

Poll shows 88% of 600 experts fear long-term fall in GDP if UK leaves single market, and 82% are alarmed over impact on household income Nine out of 10 of the country's top economists working across academia, the City, industry, small businesses and the public sector believe the British economy ...
Sonia Sodha, Toby Helm and Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Sat, 28 May 2016 19:30:13

Letters: Brexit and Britain’s Economy

Readers respond to “The Feel-Good Vote That Could Sink Britain’s Economy” (May 22).
/ NY Times   |   Sat, 28 May 2016 17:35:41

Varoufakis joins leftwing Remain campaign

Greece's former finance minister says Brexit would benefit Britain's 'political and financial elites'
FT   |   Sat, 28 May 2016 12:19:37

Brexit Pressures to Relent

For some U.S.-traded stocks that do a lot of business in the U.K., the country's coming referendum could affect short-term investor sentiment.
Barrons   |   Sat, 28 May 2016 06:01:23

The Eurogroup statement on Greece, annotated

The Eurogroup welcomes that a full staff-level agreement has been reached between Greece and the institutions. Phew. We got that through before the Brexit referendum.Also, the Eurogroup notes with satisfaction that the Greek authorities and the European institutions have reached an agreement on the contingency fiscal mechanism, which is in ...
Frances Coppola / Coppola Comment   |   Fri, 27 May 2016 22:49:00

Reuters Poll: Fund Managers Hike Cash on Brexit, Fed Fears

Global investors have raised holdings of cash and bonds on increased fears of the shock waves that could come from a Brexit vote and a hike in U.S. interest rates this summer, according to a new Reuters poll of global fund managers. read more
Steve Lord / FINalternatives   |   Fri, 27 May 2016 22:43:20

A Post-Referendum Agenda for Britain

Even if voters in the UK choose to remain in the EU, Prime Minister David Cameron will have an unpleasant mess to clean up. Rather than focus on the home front, Cameron should take the lead in putting in place a credible European policy for dealing with mass migration.
Chris Patten / Project Syndicate   |   Thu, 26 May 2016 15:33:30

IMF Not Funding July Greece Deal, Still Wants Serious Debt Relief Before Committing New Dough

The IMF has not given up on debt relief for Greece, but due to the upcoming Brexit vote, is holding off on the fight until fall.
Yves Smith / Naked Capitalism   |   Thu, 26 May 2016 09:55:05

S&P: The pound could lose its spot as one of the world's top currencies in a Brexit

Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's has warned that the pound could lose its place as one of the world's most important reserve currencies if Britain votes to leave the European Union in June. In a new report, titled "Brexit Is A Risk To The Reserve Status Of Sterling" S&P ...
Will Martin / Business Insider   |   Wed, 25 May 2016 13:31:01

IFS warns Brexit would extend austerity for two more years

Thinktank says lower growth and extra borrowing would offset any benefits from halting what it claims is the £150m a week UK contribution to Brussels Britain's leading tax and spending thinktank, the Institute for Fiscal Studies, has warned that leaving the European Union would force ministers to extend austerity measures ...
Phillip Inman Economics correspondent / Guardian   |   Tue, 24 May 2016 23:01:23

Stiffen your sinews and Vote Leave - Brexit will make Britain great again

Maj-Gen Tim Cross OBE / Telegraph   |   Tue, 24 May 2016 23:01:00

Bank of England could make Brexit intervention on eve of EU referendum as David Cameron claims voting for Brexit is unpatriotic

Laura Hughes / Telegraph   |   Tue, 24 May 2016 16:00:47

Brexit Will Shatter Europe

Michelle Shevin-Coetzee, Rachel Rizzo Politics, Europe Bremain is Britain's best bet. On June 23, the United Kingdom will hold a referendum that will determine whether it remains a member of the European Union. Arguments abound in both the pro- and anti-Brexit camps over the drawbacks and benefits of staying or ...
Michelle Shevin-Coetzee, Rachel Rizzo / National Interest   |   Mon, 2 May 2016 20:51:00

Cameron Needs More Than a Close Win on Brexit

Only a decisive victory would settle the question of the U.K.'s European destiny and give the prime minister a strong mandate to rebuild trust with the rest of the EU, Simon Nixon writes.
WSJ   |   Mon, 2 May 2016 19:24:36

European fintech funding deals have tripled, but the Brexit threat poses a serious problem

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Thanks to helpful regulations, Europe has become a hotbed of fintech activity, and deals in this region have tripled in the last year. But the looming threat of the "Brexit" could shake ...
Andrew Meola / Business Insider   |   Mon, 2 May 2016 18:41:00

Brexit 'could boost eurozone GDP'

Financial activity would relocate out of London, says leading economist Lemoine
FT   |   Mon, 2 May 2016 16:58:12

What Brexit would mean for relations between India and the UK

Much of the debate about Britain's impending referendum on membership of the European Union so far has focused on external trade and the UK's standing in the world. President Barack Obama intervened to say that the UK would not find new trade deals easy to conclude, even with strong allies. ...
Navajyoti Samanta, Lecturer in commercial law / The Conversation   |   Mon, 2 May 2016 10:28:24

UK property deals eyed amid Brexit fears

Investors look for opportunistic deals in London as vote jitters hold back large institutions
FT   |   Mon, 2 May 2016 09:45:48

Moody's: Brexit vote would "likely" trigger a negative outlook on the UK's Aa1 rating

In an interview with CNBC on Monday, Moody's Dietmar Hornung, head of the group's Sovereign Risk, told that a Brexit vote would have a negative impact on the UK's ratings.Key Quotes:UK Brexit vote would "likely" trigger a negative outlook on the Aa1 rating currently heldAlthough it would be unlikely it ...
FXStreet / FX Street   |   Mon, 2 May 2016 06:53:42

UK Rates: Setting up for a return of Brexit Premia - TDS

Renuka Fernandez, Senior Rates Strategist at TD Securities, notes that iIn recent weeks UK rates have risen due to significant re-pricing lower of Brexit premia-spurred on by a sharp move higher in betting odds of Remain, which got as high at 75% intraday. Key Quotes"We see risks building for a ...
FXStreet / FX Street   |   Mon, 2 May 2016 04:17:16

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