Labour politician and pro-Remain supporter Jo Cox, 41, was shot and stabbed by a man yelling "Britain First" one week out from the Brexit vote.
Austrailian | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22:45:00
Labour MP for Batley and Spen shot after advice surgery 52-year-old man arrested Police investigating reports suspect shouted 'Britain first' Video: Jo Cox's maiden Commons speech 10.38pm BST Times columnist Sathnam Sanghera makes a very valid point in this tweet: These politicians paying tribiute to Jo Cox's work with Syrian ...
Chris Johnston, Andrew Sparrow and Claire Phipps / Guardian | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:40:22
Uncertain WTF happened today in every market? Reuters has the unbelievable answer... As shocking as that Reuters' headline is, it appears - for now - to be exactly the catalyst that sparked panic-buying in Sterling, on hopes that a Brexit vote may be delayed, which in turn lifted all risky ...
Zero Hedge | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:38:49
Columnist James Mackintosh examines why markets nervous about the 'Brexit' vote reversed course Thursday after the killing of a British lawmaker.
WSJ | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:34:07
Indexes opened down but rallied once European indexes closed. The S&P 500 gained 0.31% and the NASDAQ 0.21%. We won't talk about Brexit today in light of the dour news overseas. U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron stating that all campaigning around the E.U. referendum has been suspended, following news that ...
Stock Trading To Go | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:01:37
Stocks shake off morning blues despite growing angst about next week's Brexit vote
USA Today | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 20:22:24
Seeking Alpha | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 20:13:27
So to recap - Fed dismal and no change - warns of Brexit, BoJ disappoints with no change - warns of Brexit, BoE does nothing - warns of Brexit, Brexit polls show "Leave" leading... but an England win in Euro2016 and the death of a British MP was enough to ...
Zero Hedge | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 20:03:18
U.S. stocks are in jeopardy of suffering their longest losing streak since the market freakout in August. Concerns about a possible Brexit and central bank policies continue to drive stocks lower and gold even higher.
CNN | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 19:27:07
A British MP, Jo Cox, is dead in a presumed politically-driven murder.
Naked Capitalism | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 18:33:36
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard / Telegraph | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 18:31:03
* LatAm primary on hold over Brexit * Petrobras Argentina preps bond, buyback * CPFL to use cash, debt for AES Sul buy By Mike Gambale and Paul Kilby NEW YORK, June 16 (IFR) - No...
Reuters | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 18:23:22
U.S. stocks pared early losses, lifted by gains in the telecommunications and utilities sectors. The Dow industrials had fallen as much as 169 points earlier after Japan's central bank dashed hopes for additional monetary easing and amid concerns about the U.K.'s 'Brexit' vote. Campaigning in that vote was halted Thursday ...
WSJ | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 18:13:38
Though the central bank's warning about the EU vote may sound alarmist to Brexiters, it would be bizarre if it stayed silent on the issue Mark Carney's irritation with Bernard Jenkin is understandable. The governor of the Bank of England has been scrupulous - painfully so, at times - to ...
Nils Pratley / Guardian | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 18:12:28
Peter Spence / Telegraph | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:49:49
(supersedes previous)Rome, June 16 - Italian Premier Matteo Renzi on Thursday expressed dismay over the stabbing and shooting murder of British Labour MP Jo Cox, 41, by a Brexiteer earlier in the day. "A horrible act of hatred that casts a shadow over the hearts of us all," Renzi said. ...
Gazzetta Del Sud | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:36:00
Stocks shake off morning blues despite growing angst about next week's Brexit vote in the U.K.
USA Today | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:25:55
Before she was attacked and killed Thursday, Jo Cox was known for her vocal stance in the "Brexit" debate -- as well has her beloved persona in and out of Britain's Parliament.
CNN | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:24:06
Latin America's primary bond markets have ground to a halt this week as fears over a possible UK exit from the European Union send bond spreads wider and stop investors from taking on risk.
IFR | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:22:00
The high yield market continued to bat off Brexit risk concerns as well as general market volatility as borrowers issued new paper on high investor demand.
IFR | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:10:00
Submitted by John Rubino via DollarCollapse.com, One of the oddest things in this increasingly odd world is the spread of negative interest rates everywhere but here. Why, when the dollar is generally seen as the premier safe haven currency, would Japan and much of Europe have government bonds - and ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:51:39
Lawyers are examining ways to suspend rights of British companies within the single market
FT | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:39:56
PHIL NOBLE By Suman Bhattacharyya,The Fiscal TimesJune 16, 2016 What is Brexit? Brexit, a portmanteau of the words "Britain" and "exit," refers to Britain leaving the European Union. Why do I keep hearing about it? On Tuesday, June 23, the U.K. will hold a referendum on whether Britain should leave ...
arader / Fiscal Times | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:36:42
Liberty Global says broadband investment could be cut if Britain leaves EU
FT | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:30:38
Banks will see earnings and staff impacted if the UK quits the EU, but analysts say not to fear.
CNBC | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:30:00
U.S. stocks slumped again Thursday, leaving the Dow on track for its longest losing streak since the market freakout in August. Concerns about a possible Brexit and central bank policies continue to drive stocks lower and gold even higher.
CNN | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:25:19
It's fair to say there are similar forces driving both phenomena. But there are stark differences too.
CNBC | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:25:00
Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:23:22
By John Rubino One of the oddest things in this increasingly odd world is the spread of negative interest rates everywhere but here. Why, when the dollar is generally seen as the premier safe haven currency, would Japan and much of Europe have government bonds - and some corporate... Please ...
EconMatters / EconMatters Global | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:23:00
Chikako Mogi of Bloomberg reports, Japan Bond Yields Tumble to New Lows as Yen Soars on Brexit, Fed: Japan's government bonds surged, driving down yields from five to 40 years to record lows as the yen surged after the central bank kept policy unchanged, while the Federal Reserve cited Brexit ...
Leo Kolivakis | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:02:00
Doug Bandow Politics, Americas Two U.S. senators presume to know more about British security than its own residents. We are told that God is concerned when even a sparrow falls to earth-and apparently, so is Washington. It seems that there is no event around the globe with which America is ...
Doug Bandow / National Interest | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:01:00
With the Leave campaign holding a small lead, investors are preparing how to hedge a possible Brexit
FT | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:58:39
* Cost to insure Portuguese debt hits 4-month high (Adds new milestones)
Reuters | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:50:41
As with Lehman, technical points apparent only to experts can set off unpredictable chain reactions
FT | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:48:24
* Banks lead European stocks lower as Brexit worries dominate
Reuters | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:45:28
Heard on the Street podcast: The looming risks of Britain's vote and Tencent's massive mobile-gaming deal
Miriam Gottfried / MoneyBeat | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:44:27
Labor MP Jo Cox was shot and stabbed multiple times as anger over the Brexit referendum appears to have boiled over. She is in critical condition after being attacked inside her constituency in West Yorkshire. The MP has recently been [...]
Value Walk | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:44:06
1. Brexit pricing precedents. 2. Ships have gottten too big. 3. Why are some murder rates going back up? 4. The excellent Katherine Mangu-Ward is the new editor-in-chief of Reason magazine. 5. Cass Sunstein on GoodReads. 6. Not trusting authority is a key pro-Brexit indicator. The post Thursday assorted links ...
Marginal Revolution | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:40:13
A third of businesses in the UK think Brexit would be bad for the economy, according to a poll that also shows company bosses in London and Scotland are most worried about a vote to leave the EU in next week's referendum. The poll of 3,394 business owners and finance ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:40:03
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the large European banks under "extreme pressure," and the potential impact from Brexit on U.S. banks.
CNBC | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:40:00
Berlin fears dominant role would be undermined by Brexit
FT | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:38:32
Stocks are off morning lows amid growing angst about next week's Brexit vote in the U.K.
USA Today | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:33:01
By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, June 16 (Reuters) - Latin American stocks and currencies fell on Thursday as investors returned their focus to Britain's possible exit from the European Union. ...
Reuters | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:30:28
Brussels, June 16 - It is "very hard to be optimistic" about Britain voting to stay in the EU amid polls showing a big lead for Brexit, European Council President Donald Tusk said Thursday. He said a Brexit "made no sense" and would lead to "seven years of political limbo ...
Gazzetta Del Sud | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:17:00
Today the Bank of England as expected left interest rates and the purchase program unchanged. According to analysts from Danske Bank...
Matías Salord / FX Street | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:16:16
As the world's smartest and most influential economists scratch their collective heads amidst the growing realization by investors that once omnipotent, omniscient central bankers don't really understand what it is that they are doing (presumably, if they did understand how this all works, they would have fixed things by now) ...
Tim / Tim Iacono | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:01:24
The Bank of England governor Mark Carney has clarified comments he made on the upcoming EU referendum. Bank of England says Brexit will...
euronews | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:23:30
General Electric, Unilever, Airbus, Toyota and Nissan are furious at British campaigners for using their logos in 'propaganda' to promote a U.K. exit from the European Union.
CNN | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:23:24
Growing public hostility toward migrants and politicians tighten the British vote on EU membership.
Thomas K. Grose / U.S. News | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:18:41
While there's been talk about the impact of Brexit on the supposedly Big Important Things such as The City and Big Finance, trade, etc., there's been very little discussion about what it would actually mean for ordinary UK citizens. Nobody really knows. What will those currently residing elsewhere in Europe, ...
Eschaton | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:16:00
The potential for next week's EU referendum to trigger a sizeable movement in sterling highlights the need for clients to review their use of stop-loss orders as a risk-management mechanism, amid memories of the SNB debacle.
Euromoney | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:00:00
Currency could be caught in the cross hairs if UK leaves EU
FT | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:52:47
Study investigates impact of immigration rules if Britain leaves the union
FT | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:48:41
While investors once believed that the British would vote to stay in the EU, the week's polls have made them less sure. That has led funds from Peru to Australia scrambling with how to react to a vote that is unprecedented.
WSJ | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:48:12
*Bank of England warns of global spillover. LONDON/ FRANKFURT, June 16- Euro zone bank stocks dipped to near four-year lows on Thursday as worry spread that a British exit from the European Union would worsen their already dim prospects. The share slide underscores the problems that could face all European ...
CNBC | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:43:00
The Dow, already riding a five-session losing streak, opened more than 100 points lower Thursday amid growing angst related to next week's Brexit vote in the U.K.
USA Today | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:41:48
LUXEMBOURG, June 16 (Reuters) - Euro zone finance ministers see no reason to change fiscal or financial stability policies in the single currency bloc before a British referendum on whether to leave...
Reuters | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:39:26
Brussels, June 16 - Brexit poses a risk to Italy as part of the EU but no risk to Italy in particular, Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said Thursday. "Italy is exposed to the risk as part of the EU which is the area most exposed immediately," he said. The ...
Gazzetta Del Sud | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:36:00
Brexit Debate Boils Down To Who You Trust For UK Voters - On That Basis Staying In Is Obvious Choice
The facts about the UK's EU referendum can be hard to come by. In part this is because any attempt to warn about the dangers of leaving are greeted with hysteria by Leave campaigners who think that shouting is an acceptable substitute for reasoned argument. It is also because for ...
Mike Scott, Contributor / Forbes | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:23:00
The Bank of Japan left its asset-purchase program and negative interest rate unchanged ahead of the "Brexit" vote next week.
WSJ | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:11:58
First Published: 16/06/2016 They are living in a fantasy world Can anything new be said about the EU referendum debate, especially about the economics? However we carry on, as we must, to try and persuade those undecided or wavering, ... Read more ›
George Magnus | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:07:34
As the UK's debate about whether to withdraw from the EU has heated up, "in" and "out" have come to define the stark choice facing voters in the "Brexit" referendum on June 23. The British are not alone: the world is increasingly divided between the mentalities underpinning support for the ...
Project Syndicate | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:53:27
LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) - Tension emanating from Britain's Brexit debate has reopened a fault line between the haves and have-nots in the euro zone bond market in an echo of the debt crisis that...
Reuters | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:45:39
Via Dave Lutz at JonesTrading, here's a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about right now: Good Morning! Futures under pressure for a 6th straight day after some bloodletting in Asia as BOJ stands pat and we get hit with our Daily Dose of Brexit Angst. Germany's Ifo warns ...
Money Game | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:21:00
MUST READS Wary Fed Rethinks Pace of Hikes - WSJ Dovish Fed tips German 10-year bond yield to record low - Reuters Yellen Says Forces Holding Down Rates May Be Long Lasting - Bloomberg Government bond yields tumble as Brexit retakes spotlight - CNBC Gold just scored a ticket to ...
Tim Iacono | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:16:04
The yen soared to its highest level against the dollar in nearly two years after Japan's central bank left its policy unchanged, the latest sign of how the U.K.'s "Brexit" vote is tying global policy makers' hands.
WSJ | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:15:38
Bank reassures markets it will take any steps necessary to calm turmoil
FT | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:13:47
D.D. Guttenplan Next week's referendum on whether to leave the EU is an issue that cuts across traditional lines of ideology or party loyalty.
D.D. Guttenplan / The Nation | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:00:16
Another major economic organisation has warned about how Britain leaving the European Union - Brexit - could severely damage the German economy. According to new analysis from the highly respected Ifo Institute for Economic Research, a German research house, the "biggest risk" facing the German economy right now is Brexit, ...
Will Martin / Business Insider | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:50:51
By Yashaswini Swamynathan (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged but warned of slowing economic growth and the repercussions of Britain's possible exit from the European Union. The Fed kept borrowing rates at 0.25 percent-0.30 percent and ...
Business Insider | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:36:44
The beleaguered European banking sector is bracing for another hit to funding costs and profits should Britain decide to exit the European Union in next week's referendum.
WSJ | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:35:39
A vote in favor of leaving the European Union in the U.K.'s referendum on membership next week could adversely affect the global economy, the Bank of England said, in its latest assessment of the potential consequences of a British exit from the 28-member bloc.
WSJ | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:35:26
Global Stocks Fall as Bank of Japan Stands Pat (WSJ) European stocks, oil slide as growth fears add to Brexit pressure (Reuters) Yellen Says Forces Holding Down Rates May Be Long Lasting (BBG) Fed's Yellen acknowledges difficulty of escaping world's low rate grip (Reuters) Oil hits three-week low on weak ...
Zero Hedge | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:30:56
Yes, "Ferrari road trips" are a thing.
Dealbreaker | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:30:12
Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:23:25
The minutes to the Bank of England's last policy meeting show the rate-setters are worried about the economic and market repercussions of a British vote to leave the European Union next week
U.S. News | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:22:12
Latest Survation Brexit poll shows leave at 45%, remain at 42% and 13% undecided.
Ani Salama / FX Street | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:20:14
What are the economic implications, potential market impact, and consequences for UK pension schemes of Brexit? In my previous post, I discussed the timeline for Brexit, should it happen, and split it into three periods: pre-referendum, post-referendum negotiations and post-negotiations. The purpose of establishing these divisions was to emphasize that ...
RedBlog | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:19:38
Remain's Budget is fishy, Leave's flotilla is fishier
FT | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:17:23
Central bank's monetary policy committee's says pound likely to tumble and markets would react erratically to Brexit, as interest rates remain at 0.5% The Bank of England has issued a fresh warning that a vote to leave the EU in next week's referendum risks knocking economic growth, pushing the pound ...
Katie Allen / Guardian | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:14:57
Most agree that leaving the EU would entail a negotiating period of at least two years, as set out in Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. But, argue Frank Vibert and Gunnar Beck, this is not a certainty. If a Brexit vote - combined with a Commons majority ...
Blog Admin / British Politics and Policy at LSE | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:00:35
Putin's Reliance on American Commerce Has Never Been Greater Jordan Puts SNB on Alert for Turmoil as Brexit Probability Rises China Dumping More Than Treasuries [...]
Eddy Elfenbein | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:55:07
Swiss National Bank joins chorus of concern from global policymakers over the past few days
FT | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:49:41
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney issued a stern defense of the central bank's conduct during the U.K.'s debate on its place in the EU.
WSJ | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:48:25
Using Kensho, we screened for the best-performing ETFs on increases in the likelihood of a Brexit.
CNBC | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:47:00
By Karin Strohecker LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) - Emerging markets fell on Thursday as caution on the economy from U.S. Federal Reserve and disappointment at a lack of new stimulus from the Bank of...
Reuters | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:45:26
Polls have never been perfect as evidenced by recent UK election forecasts. However, the trend that is developing as the Brexit vote approaches is evidently turning towards the 'Out' vote. And while neither camp is ready to commit themselves, the 'Out' campaign are gaining confidence while the 'In' campaign are ...
Antoine Briffa / Times of Malta | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:41:00
Ben Riley-Smith / Telegraph | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:37:02
"The FTSE-100 is seen opening quite sharply lower once again this morning (down around 65 points), with the markets trying to take all ramifications of a possible Brexit on board. Even the Fed's decision to leave short-term rates unchanged yesterday appears, at least in part, to await the outcome of ...
Proactive Investors | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:06:00
Until recently, markets have tended to think of Brexit as as a U.K. event. But with polls suggesting that the "leave" campaign has the momentum, there are signs of contagion to Europe.
WSJ | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:05:34
VIENNA, June 16 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England (BoE)have agreed to provide liquidity to each other if needed, ECB governing council member Ewald Nowotny said...
Reuters | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:49:12
Britain has lost control of its borders. Immigrants make the economy more prosperous. Public services are overstretched because Europeans are pouring in. Which of these statements are fact or fiction is anybody's guess.
CNN | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:42:45
As Britain prepares to vote, memories of the communist collapse color Eastern Europeans’ expectations.
IVAN KRASTEV / NY Times | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:37:54
The Scots would clearly prefer to stay in the EU, but even here, there are pockets of voters who may support Britain's withdrawal. If the UK does leave, will it increase prospects for a renewed Scottish independence vote?
Spiegel | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:29:49
Rome, June 16 - The European Central Bank (ECB) said in its monthly economic bulletin on Thursday that the possibility that Britain could vote to exit the European Union posed a threat to eurozone growth. "The risks to the euro area growth outlook remain tilted to the downside," the ECB ...
Gazzetta Del Sud | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:29:00
Deutsche Bank Chairman Paul Achleitner has become the latest global banking leader to warn about the potential fallout if U.K. voters decide to leave the European Union.
Here Is The City | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:28:45
Let's play a game of cause and effect: Take Brexit, poor US employment figures, a Fed on hold, a BoJ on hold, a vacillating oil price, street protests in France, struggling Italian banks, Greece, a rising yen, falling sterling, slippery equity prices and bonds bid to buggery. Now try to ...
IFR | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:27:00
Whatever we decide on 23 June, we must ensure that we keep the doors open to entrepreneurs and the talented migrants so Britain remains the best place in the world to start and grow a business.
Philip Salter, Contributor / Forbes | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:23:00
LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) - The gap between Spanish and German 10-year bond yields stretched to its widest level in nearly a year on Thursday, the latest sign that investors worried about Brexit are...
Reuters | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:11:49
BERLIN, June 16 (Reuters) - If Britain quits the European Union after a June 23 referendum on its membership of the bloc, it could shave 3 percent off Germany's long-term economic growth in the worst...
Reuters | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:57:30
Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:49:50
Teutonic yields are sinking. Brexit risks amplify the impact of ECB chief Mario Draghi's bond buying. Very low borrowing rates are great for governments but heighten the danger of market volatility. Changing rules that force central bank purchases to favour German debt can help.
Breakingviews | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:27:00
The latest IPSOS-MORI Brexit poll revealed 53% votes in favour of the Leave campaign, while votes for Remain stand at 47%, indicating 6 points lead fo
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:22:35
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has angrily responded to a warning by Vote Leave MP Bernard Jenkin reminding him about rules which ban him from making "any public comment" concerning the June 23 EU referendum, according to the BBC. In a letter sent to Jenkin, Carney says that he ...
Business Insider | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:22:24
Among everyone and everything I read at the moment there is a mixture of disbelief and despair over the now distinct possibility that the UK will vote for Brexit. Obviously that is partly because I tend to read other economists, and as Chris Giles noteseconomists are virtually united in believing ...
Mainly Macro / Mainly Macro | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:21:00
One of the most striking quotes ahead of Britain's referendum was Michael Gove's claim that "people in this country have had enough of experts". As this polling data shows, the Brexit backing justice secretary was on to something, at least when it comes to Leave supporters. The YouGov pollsters gauged ...
Alex Barker / FT Brussels Blog | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:19:54
Brexit could trigger a huge sell-off in the pound, sending the currency down by as much as 11% against a basket of the world's most important currencies, according to new research from Goldman Sachs released late on Wednesday. Goldman analysts Silvia Ardagna, Robin Brooks, and Michael Cahill argue that a ...
Will Martin / Business Insider | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:15:06
The American industrialist Gary Klesch has come out in favour of the UK leaving the European Union, saying the country could enjoy "explosive growth" if it was no longer tied to Brussels.
BBC | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:12:56
Switzerland's central bank has kept its powder dry should it have to act if Britain votes next week to leave the European Union.
CNBC | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:05:00
FRANKFURT, June 16 (Reuters) - Euro zone growth will continue to recovery slowly but risks are tilted to the downside due to uncertainty over Britain's referendum on European Union membership and to...
Reuters | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:03:34
The United Kingdom, it often seems these days, is hanging on by the skin of its teeth. The union that brought political consolidation to the island of Great Britain survived 2014's Scottish independence referendum. Now, with Britain's June 23rd vote on membership in the European Union fast approaching, the chances ...
Noah Daponte-Smith / National Review | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:00:00
Tim Stanley / Telegraph | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:42:48
ZURICH, June 16 (Reuters) - Switzerland's central bank left its negative interest rates unchanged at record low levels at its quarterly policy meeting on Thursday.
Reuters | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:37:39
Yesterday's market revival is looking like a blip as blue-chips resumed their downward trek this morning. "Dropping 50 points after the bell the FTSE is now circling four month lows, threatening to take out that 5900 level before the day is out. The usual Brexit fears are to blame for ...
Proactive Investors | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:35:00
Top Citi FX traders took a Ferrari road trip around France instead of preparing for the Brexit referendum
Top foreign exchange traders at Citibank took a Ferrari road trip around France last weekend while lower paid staff worked long hours to prepare for a possible Brexit, the Financial Times reports. The FT alleges that five executives, most managing directors, took 1-3 days off to drive sports cars, including ...
Business Insider | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:29:13
European Union officials are expecting a Brexit despite Brussels bending the rules to try and keep the UK happy, according a high-level source cited by The Telegraph. The newspaper report says that "one senior EU diplomat who operates at the highest level of European institutions," told it that officials in ...
Lianna Brinded / Business Insider | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:17:16
New research shows a Brexit could dent mergers and acquisitions and lead to talented financial professionals leaving the City.
Here Is The City | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:16:40
The share market has closed steady as "Brexit" fears weighed against the US Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates on hold.
SMH | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:12:09
With the referendum scheduled for next Thursday to decide whether or not the UK will leave the European Union, many have speculated on the potential impacts of a vote to leave. There has been plenty of scaremongering (which has been subsequently dismantled by a JPM CIO), and even the obligatory ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:00:00
An immigration surge has fueled U.K. support for leaving the European Union, as seen in one town that's been transformed by new arrivals.
WSJ | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:42:09
Rather predictably, the front pages of UK newspapers were covered with Brexit stories ahead of next week's recent referendum. In today's Financial Times, the paper claims that the top executives of General Electric (NYSE:GE), Unilever (LON:ULVR) and Airbus (EPA:AIR) have threatened legal action against the official 'Leave' campaign after it ...
Proactive Investors | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:32:00
More than 60 Tory MPs were in unprecedented open revolt against George Osborne last night after he threatened to increase taxes if the public votes for Brexit. Ex-Cabinet minister Iain Duncan Smith accused him of behaving 'more irresponsibly' than any ... read more
Tim Worstall | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:31:04
The upcoming Brexit referendum is firmly about 'taking back control' if Leave campaigners are to be believed. They want to take back control over UK borders, over the number of immigrants and over the laws that, according to them, are mostly decided in Brussels (not the case by the way). ...
Social Europe Journal | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:30:50
The UK's creative industries, which include films, music, television, video games and publishing, among other sectors, account for some of the most recognisable products exported by the country around the world. But how does EU membership affect these industries and what would the picture look like following a Brexit? Sally ...
Blog Admin / EUROPP | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:30:18
The share market has closed flat as "Brexit" fears weighed against the US Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates on hold.
SMH | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:24:14
After the Federal Reserve made no changes, the main issue for investors to chew over continues to be Britain's pending European Union referendum. Investors continue to be spooked by uncertainty and on Thursday London's FTSE 100 is expected to start about 1% lower. "The Federal Reserve specifically referred to Brexit ...
Proactive Investors | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 05:53:00