While concerns of the Brexit movement are wide, U.S. politicians appear focused more on protecting the world's biggest economy, and its jobs, at all costs
Gordon Isfeld / Financial Post | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:54:52
Hedge funds were under pressure last week as market stress rose materially ahead of the Brexit vote, with the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index losing -0.8% in the week through June 14. read more
FINalternatives | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:16:37
Stocks opened higher this morning and spent the rest of the day coming down, ending the day far lower than where they started despite optimism surrounding Brexit. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The S&P 500 advanced 0.6% to 2,083.25 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 129.71 points, or 0.7%, to ...
Stocks To Watch | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 20:20:17
Stocks were rallying this morning on optimism that Brexit would fail. But it was just a gimmicky way of handing that pessimistic crew, the bears, a gut check on their short holdings. Janet speaks this week to the Senate, and the British people will vote on Thursday the 23rd. I ...
Jesse's Café Américain | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 20:16:00
Stocks rallied on Monday as markets began to dial down their fears over the coming "Brexit" referendum, or vote for the UK to either remain or leave the European Union, set for Thursday. Equity markets, however, lost considerable momentum in the final half hour of the trading day. Scoreboard Dow: ...
Business Insider | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 20:00:09
Gold prices managed to trim most of its intraday losses but closed the day down, as fears of a Brexit eased, weighing on the yellow metal. Gold close
Ani Salama / FX Street | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:52:45
EUR/USD has retraced most of its daily gains over the last hours but managed to hold above the 1.1300 level, with market focus on the upcoming Brexit
Ani Salama / FX Street | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:45:31
It's been a week since the Bilderberg meeting - and what a busy week for the Establishment! A key British MP was shot in the street before the signficant Brexit vote, and GBP/USD is soaring as if Brexit is not a possibility. Second, in what looks to be a false ...
Zero Hedge | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:03:27
Amid the speculation about what an exit from the EU would mean, little attention has been paid to the core assumptions investors are making
WSJ | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:50:07
1. The economics of Broadway. 2. Them vs. us, but in Brexit demands, who exactly is the "us"? 3. Patrick Blanchfield, The Gun Control We Deserve. Recommended. And here is an alternative perspective on why so many people own AR-15s. Also recommended. 4. "In Guadalajara, Mexico, streets are named after ...
Marginal Revolution | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:51:16
Milan, June 20 - The Milan bourse closed 2.54% up Monday, in the wake of Friday's 3.49% rally, with the FTSE-MIB rising to 17,353 points as banking stocks rallied again after Brexit fears subsided further. London closed 3.04% up, Frankfurt 3.47% up and Paris 3.5% up.
Gazzetta Del Sud | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:06:00
Lede: As Donald Trump continues his march toward the White House, across the pond, the campaign calling for the United Kingdom to exit the European Union is steadily gaining traction. Jonathan Stubbs compares the Trump phenomenon and the push for "Brexit," arguing that victory for both would be deeply destabilizing ...
World Policy | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:59:53
Farage's role in the Leave campaign has caused some consternation, writes Sebastian Payne
FT | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:59:10
Former Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack shared his thoughts on where he sees the biggest risks in the world today.
CNBC | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:55:00
Milan, June 20 - The Milan bourse closed 2.54% up Monday, in the wake of Friday's 3.49% rally, with the FTSE-MIB rising to 17,353 points as banking stocks rallied again after Brexit fears subsided further.
Gazzetta Del Sud | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:54:00
Peter Foster / Telegraph | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:37:54
...gold, dailies: What if I told you that Brexit was never that important in the first place?
IKN | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:27:00
Yes, yes, we know, people will keep buying property in London no matter the price, no matter the Brexit, no matter the sheer insanity of it all. But, there's a credible bear case to be made that regulatory and tax changes in the buy-to-let market - known colloquially as the ...
FT Alphaville | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:22:14
Private equity deals in Europe fall by a third in first half
FT | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:21:10
One look at cable this morning, which moments ago hit 1.47, continuing its unprecedented move higher, which already was the biggest intraday move sine 2008, and traders would be allowed to conclude that the Brexit vote had come and gone, with Remain winning by a wide margin. After all, with ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:19:27
Investors should be prepared no matter which way the Brexit vote goes.
Kevin Mahn, Contributor / Forbes | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:19:00
Investors leaving riskier shares for government bonds have caused mortgage rates on five- and 10-year deals to decrease The cost of taking out a fixed-rate mortgage over five or 10 years has fallen to a record low, in a surprise side-effect caused by money markets reacting to a possible Brexit. ...
Hilary Osborne / Guardian | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:16:13
Stocks are back in rally mode on Monday as concerns the U.K. will vote to leave the European Union have eased. The Brexit-fueled rally has lifted the Dow 250 points, on track for its best day since early March.
CNN | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:15:21
Japanese carmaker to take legal action after its name and logo were used on leaflets urging voters to back Brexit Nissan is to take legal action against the Vote Leave campaign after the Japanese carmaker's logo was used on leaflets calling for voters to back Brexit in Thursday's referendum. On ...
Simon Goodley / Guardian | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:14:03
Global stocks are surging Monday morning as investors grow more hopeful that Britain will remain in the European Union. In the U.S., banks are climbing along with interest rates and energy companies are rising with the price of oil. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 251 points, or 1.4%,...
Associated Press / LA Times | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:05:00
Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:02:24
Brexit consequences, Janet Yellen's testimony and focus on yen set to dictate market sentiment
FT | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:59:17
The price of gold dipped sharply on Monday as fears of a Brexit eased after the latest poll suggested that the Remain campaign was in the lead ahead of Thursday's referendum. The price of gold has benefitted from polls which suggested that the Leave campaign was leading the way, prompting ...
Proactive Investors | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:56:00
Severing ties to Europe may help Britons regain a sense of independence. It's unlikely to help their economy, however.
CNBC | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:42:00
Peter Spence / Telegraph | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:37:06
Susquehanna's Pablo Zuanic and team argue that Coca-Cola Enterprises ( CCE ), Mondelez International ( MDLZ ) and SodaStream International ( SODA ) are most at risk if Britain votes to leave the European Union . They explain why:
Ben Levisohn / Stocks To Watch | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:29:59
Gold prices are moderately lower in early U.S. trading Monday, as investor risk appetite has up-ticked to start the trading week. Some profit taking from recent gains is also weighing on the yellow metal. Last week gold prices hit a two-year high. August Comex gold was last down $9.00 an ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:25:55
The demand for the precious metal remains subdued at the beginning of the week, as the likeliness of a 'Brexit' scenario seems to have lost impetus fo
Pablo Piovano / FX Street | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:22:51
Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:22:11
Oil prices bounced back above US$50 a barrel on Monday as commodity and equity markets breathed relief ahead of Thursday's EU referendum. As the vote approaches the chances of a British exit from the European Union is looking less likely, than it did last week anyway. Last week the Leave ...
Proactive Investors | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:19:00
WTI Crude and S&P 500 have now erased all post-payrolls losses as the bounce off the "Jo Cox Is Dead" bottom extends. Gold remains the biggest winner post-payrolls but is fading as the world believes that with Brexit 'fixed' everything is now awesome once again... As the Dead Cox Bounce ...
Zero Hedge | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:17:07
NEW YORK, June 20 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury yields rose on Monday with longer-dated yields hitting their highest in more than week, as traders trimmed safe-haven holdings of lower-risk government...
Reuters | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:10:00
According to a recent Intralinks survey of almost 1,500 global dealmakers, global M&A activity could be severely impacted should Britain take the decision to leave the European Union (EU). In the survey, 65% of global M&A professionals believe the value of European assets will be negatively impacted if Britain voted ...
Matt Porzio, Contributor / Forbes | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:06:00
Commodity currencies are on the rise on Monday, while the greenback trades broadly lower, as Brexit concerns eased over the weekend, providing respite
Ani Salama / FX Street | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:04:33
Global stocks rallied as polls suggest remain camp in 'Brexit' vote has gained momentum.
USA Today | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:03:34
Sharp swings in asset classes underline struggle to assess outcome of the EU vote
FT | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:02:40
Stocks kicked off the week on the right foot, opening sharply higher as Brexit concerned lessened and oil prices surged.
CNBC | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:01:00
Thursday's vote could rattle the world's fifth-largest market and the global economy.
Kyle Woodley / U.S. News | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:59:48
Ten winners of the Nobel Prize in economics on June 20 warned that leaving the European Union would "create major uncertainty" over Britain as a trading nation and inflicting lasting economic damage
Hurriyet | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:52:00
Stocks are soaring this morning as polls show Brexit support beginning to wane . The S&P 500 has advanced 1.3% to 2,097.96 at 9:47 a.m. today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 254.93 points, or 1.4%, to 17,930.09. The Nasdaq Composite has risen 1.3% to 4,864.01. Evercore ISI's ...
Stocks To Watch | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:50:26
Sir Richard Branson tells the BBC why he is backing Remain in the EU referendum.
BBC | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:49:35
The Japanese firm claims Out campaign leaflets are misusing its logo and misrepresenting its position on the Brexit vote.
Sky | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:45:30
In a win for the status quo, global equities have rallied today and gold is down as "Brexit fear have eased". But it's going to be a long and eventful week so come on in and let's get started. read more
TF Metals Report | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:32:11
Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:25:24
Financial stocks rebound as Brexit opinion polls narrow
FT | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:25:06
The U.K. pound surged after weekend opinion polls suggested the U.K. was leaning toward voting to stay in the European Union in this Thursday's referendum.
WSJ | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:15:02
Prospects for the global economy have perhaps never rested so heavily on a single vote as they do ahead of the referendum taking place in the UK.
CNBC | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:11:00
WTI crude oil jumped above $49.00 as global financial markets cheered the latest Brexit polls that showed support leaning towards the 'Remain' camp.
Haresh Menghani / FX Street | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:09:30
Call shows concern about further currency surge in case of Brexit
FT | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:07:47
Monday's extraordinary swings in markets underline just how much Thursday's U.K. vote matters.
WSJ | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:05:55
Euronext chief executive warns that London's financial dominance will wane if the UK leaves the EU
FT | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:03:36
AUD/USD advanced to 11-day highs on Monday as the US dollar remains weak across the board as Brexit fears eased over the last days following new polls
Ani Salama / FX Street | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:52:44
The referendum on whether to stay in the European Union poses a risk to Wall Street.
USA Today | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:46:51
Stay or go, the market may produce the same result after the U.K.'s referendum on its EU membership, strategists say.
CNBC | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:42:00
With financial shares heading higher as Brexit fears recede, Aberdeen Asset Management is among the biggest gainers.
Here Is The City | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:41:52
"Brexit" worries have put investors around the globe on edge. U.S. companies have had less reason to worry.
Ben Eisen / MoneyBeat | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:41:15
Whither Europe after Brexit? Wiliam Potter In the EU referendum, those urging Britons to vote to leave see two possible outcomes for Europe in the event of a Brexit. Either it would integrate further and become a superstate or it would fall apart, restoring a Europe of nation states. Both ...
Andrew Dilley, Senior Lecturer, History, University of Aberdeen / The Conversation | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:31:10
NEW YORK, June 20 (Reuters) - Yields on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries rose on Monday, touching their highest levels more than a week as traders pared their holdings of lower-risk government debt on...
Reuters | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:28:16
The upcoming United Kingdom referendum, or "Brexit" vote, that will decide its fate within the European Union has caused a lot of market headaches, especially among bank stock and financial sector-related exchange traded fund investors. The financial sector is among the most at risk if the U.K. decides to part ...
Tom Lydon / ETF Trends | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:25:37
Banks and currency trading revenues enlist more staff in anticipation of heavy trading
FT | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:23:44
Everybody and his financial planner seem to favor gold these days, at least on the parallel reality that is business television. Some like gold because of the current uncertainty plaguing Europe, with the upcoming Brexit vote in focus. Others proclaim gold's merits because of the Fed's decision to refrain from ...
The Greek / Wall Street Greek | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:19:00
The market bounced hard last week when a British MP was killed. The consensus view is that this tragedy will somehow turn Brits against a Brexit. Britain is voting whether or not to leave the EU this coming Thursday. From a technical perspective, the S&P 500 tried several times to ...
Gains Pains & Capital | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:17:27
Either way the vote goes, BlackRock chief Larry Fink tells CNBC Britain needs to focus on the anger among voters.
CNBC | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:14:00
Investors are happy about polls indicating British voters are leaning toward staying in the EU.
USA Today | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:08:56
Brokers move to limit amateur traders' Brexit losses Matthew Allen Jun 20, 2016 - 10:30 Banks and professional traders are lining up to take advantage of volatility created by Britain's vote on EU membership. Amateur investors are also looking to [...]
Guest Post / Value Walk | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:00:19
Early in the weekend, I was asking myself how I was going to handle positioning before the big Brexit vote on Thursday. solved! It's quite evident that the assassination of Jo Cox took care of the problem the ruling class in Britain was having with this whole "Brexit" nonsense, and, ...
Tim Knight | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:54:23
"The Next Few Days Will Be Dominated By Fear" - Why One Trader Isn't Buying Today's Massive Stock Surge
Some thoughts on today's dramatic global "risk on" stock ramp from Mark Cudmore, a former FX trader who writes for Bloomberg The Definition of Respite Today's Brexit sentiment-related rally seen across global financial assets will soon dissipate. Far from being a turning point, the next few days will be dominated ...
Zero Hedge | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:52:25
Oil price, Sound Energy, EnQuest, Amerisur, Sundry-Wood Group-Lekoil-Oil & Gas Council, And finally...
Oil price Last week was a down week for oil despite the sharp rally on Friday which has continued today. WTI fell $1.09 whilst Brent dropped $1.37 as the continuing strong dollar and worries about Brexit kept the fear factor alive and risk certainly off. Things all changed as on ...
Proactive Investors | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:51:00
CNBC's Mike Santoli describes how parts of the market feel like a bear. Plus, he gives a play on Brexit.
CNBC | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:45:00
Britain's rival EU camps resume campaign as polls show momentum for 'In' (Reuters) Britain's 'In' campaign wins more support, buoys markets (Reuters) Brexit Campaigners Are Deceiving Voters, Cameron Says (BBG) German trade body lowers export forecast: 'Brexit is poison' (Reuters) Beyond the Turmoil, Central Bankers Dread Brexit's Shadow (BBG) With ...
Zero Hedge | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:30:54
Once scaleable mountain looks suddenly threatening in the event of Brexit vote
FT | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:22:44
Company subject to bid talk and Numis says 40% premium would be needed With financial shares heading higher as Brexit fears recede, Aberdeen Asset Management is among the biggest gainers. The company, more than 5% better at 281.5p, has been the subject of takeover speculation recently, and analysts at Numis ...
Nick Fletcher / Guardian | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:13:22
Depending on who you ask, a vote for Brexit on Thursday will unleash the long period of uncertainty about the meaning of life more generally. Which means it's probably best to get your house in order before the deluge - for Funding Circle that means securing £100m worth of leverage ...
FT Alphaville | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:07:51
British lawmakers will return to Parliament on Monday to pay tribute to their slain colleague Jo Cox, whose shocking killing last week has focused international attention on the country's historic referendum on whether to leave the European Union.
CNN | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:01:59
Could a "Brexit" Weaken Europe's Ability to Tackle Global Poverty? Modi Camp Critiques Rajan While Moving to Calm India Investors Rosneft on Putin's Agenda in [...]
Eddy Elfenbein | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:01:42
Already the pound is dropping, money is moving into bonds, London stocks are declining, and central banks in the U.S. and Europe are looking at contingency plans to stave off market shocks if Britain votes Thursday to leave the European Union. An overreaction? Perhaps, but a strong consensus among...
Don Lee / LA Times | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:00:00
The single currency is now losing some upside momentum, dragging EUR/JPY to the area of 118.40. EUR/JPY up on Brexit, failed above 119.00 The cross
Pablo Piovano / FX Street | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:38:37
By Karin Strohecker LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - Nigeria's naira lost around quarter of its value on Monday after the central bank dropped its dollar peg, though most other emerging markets assets...
Reuters | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:26:31
On the latest Brexit polls pointing towards "Stay," markets around the world have surged higher: Click for updated Futures The post Melt Up appeared first on The Big Picture.
The Big Picture | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:00:56
PREMIER LEAGUE BOSS: 'Nobody bears the scars more than me of having to go and negotiate in Brussels'
Richard Scudamore, the executive chairman of the Premier League and one of the most powerful men in English football, has come out firmly against a Brexit in the EU referendum on June 23. Speaking on BBC 5 Live, Scudamore claimed that his job had given him a lot of experience ...
Business Insider | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:59:38
Daniel Hannan, a Conservative Party MEP, debates with Denis MacShane, a former Labour MP.
Al Jazeera | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:55:00
Ben Riley-Smith / Telegraph | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:44:43
The Swiss franc is markedly lower vs. its European peer on Monday, taking EUR/CHF to the vicinity of the 1.0900 key barrier. EUR/CHF up on Brexit Dw
Pablo Piovano / FX Street | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:21:53
U.S. sovereign bond prices were lower Monday as investors awaited testimony from Janet Yellen and tread lightly ahead of Britain's EU referendum.
CNBC | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:14:00
At least some Britons, and many other EU citizens, still want future generations to come to think of themselves as Europeans. And they are right to think that the world would be a far better place with a united, democratic Europe as a major force for both stability and change.
Michael Spence / Project Syndicate | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:03:29
As British voters weigh whether to leave the European Union, they are wading into questions about national identity and Britain’s place in the world.
AMANDA TAUB / NY Times | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:00:19
British Prime Minister David Cameron has invoked the memory of the murdered Labour MP Jo Cox to press the case for Britain staying in the EU, a as the referendum campaign enters its final week, reports FT. The prime minister tweeted a link to the last article written by Cox, ...
Economic Policy Journal | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:51:00
The Sterling is the best G10 performer so far today, now lifting GBP/USD to the mid-1.4600s, near session tops. GBP/USD stronger as 'Brexit' fades T
Pablo Piovano / FX Street | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:47:19
Republican candidate again weighs in on whether Britain should leave the European Union
USA Today | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:45:28
By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST, June 20 (Reuters) - Easing fears of a British exit from the European Union boosted stocks and currencies across central and eastern Europe on Monday, with the zloty...
Reuters | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:23:26
Stocks advanced sharply on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday thanks to a pause in the yen's appreciation on the back of receding worries about Britain's possible exit from the European Union, or "Brexit." The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 365.64 points, or 2.34 percent, to close at 15,965.30. On Friday, ...
Japan Times | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:12:27
The Australian dollar is rising on a stronger global risk appetite but faces headwinds this week from the Reserve Bank minutes and Brexit vote.
SMH | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:08:11
David Cameron's days as prime minster of the United Kingdom may be numbered. The EU referendum that once looked to be so solidly in his hands has begun to slip away, and now the Leave campaign holds a slight lead in the poll of polls. The conventional wisdom says Cameron ...
National Review | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:00:00
European stocks are on a charge on Monday morning as the continent's investors look to be increasingly pricing out the chance of Britain voting for a Brexit when the country goes to the polls on Thursday. At the open all of Europe's most important share indexes jumped, gaining more than ...
Business Insider | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:40:32
The next few weeks may well be the most important for the global economy since the fall of Lehman Brothers in 2008. And it is not just about the EU referendum. A handful of events, with binary yes/no outcomes, will decide whether growth rises or falls, according to analysts at ...
Business Insider | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:19:08
Lakefield Partners' Bruno Verstraete explains why his company is bullish on stocks ahead of elections in Spain and the Brexit referendum.
CNBC | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:19:00
Market briefing: US markets closed lower on Friday, weighed down by a selloff in technology and health care shares
UK Market Snapshot UK markets finished higher on Friday, helped by gains in banking sector stocks, as concerns over potential Brexit eased. Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Barclays, Standard Chartered and Lloyds Banking Group jumped 3.7%, 4.6%, 5.5% and 6.0%, respectively. Wolseley gained 4.2%, after a leading broker upgraded its ...
Proactive Investors | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:13:00
Monday opening trade took the USD/JPY pair higher and extending its up-move to 104.85 as receding support for 'Brexit' boosted risk appetite, hurting
Haresh Menghani / FX Street | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:09:11
With the 'Remain' campaign having the momentum, the establishment are oh-so-carefully capitalizing on the death of MP Jo Cox, no matter what the facts are. In the latest piece of hysteria-mongering, a perfectly hypocritical UK Chancellor George Osborne demanded Brexit supporters use more "facts" and less "divisive political debate" seconds ...
Zero Hedge | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:00:00
Ten of the world's leading economists have issued a warning about the consequences of the UK leaving the EU as the City prepares for the pound to plunge and shares to fall in the event of a Brexit vote in ... read more
Tim Worstall | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 06:33:59
* The latest Brexit poll shows a slight move towards Remain, as does the betting in the bookies. The margin of movement in the poll, however (+3% for Remain) is sufficiently small as to be difficult to ascribe much if any significance towards it. That being said, markets have opened ...
Macro Man | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 06:00:00
Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Monday. Britain's referendum on European Union membership is in the final stretch before Thursday's vote. The Leave and Remain sides have battled each other to a stalemate with each on exactly 50% support. Brexit fears are stunting Britain's M&A ...
Business Insider | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 05:58:03
Yves here. Even though this post describes why Australia is particularly vulnerable to an external shock like Brexit, it contains broader lessons. One might be an economic analogue to the observation in Anna Karenina: "All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." The fault ...
Naked Capitalism | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 05:16:13
A sharp rebound in Japanese stocks helped lead most Asian markets higher, as worries eased about the coming referendum in the U.K. on European Union membership.
WSJ | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 03:42:23
The Australian dollar is higher on the back of an oil price recovery and the suspension of Brexit campaigning.
SMH | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 02:16:52
Week Ahead by Bloomberg. Wall St. Week Ahead by Reuters. Weekly Economic Calendar by Briefing.com.BOTTOM LINE: I expect US stocks to finish the week modestly higher on declining European/Emerging Markets/US High-Yield debt angst, commodity strength, short-covering, yen weakness, technical buying and diminished Brexit worries. My intermediate-term trading indicators are giving ...
Between the Hedges | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 01:53:00
Executives at major UK car companies, Sir Richard Branson, and one of football's most senior figures voice support for staying in the EU, but Vote Leave says Brexit would boost industry.
BBC | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 01:03:39
The Brexit vote is on Thursday ...Weekend:• Schedule for Week of June 19, 2016From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P are up 14 and DOW futures are up 140 (fair value).Oil prices were down over the last week with WTI futures at $48.24 per barrel and Brent at $49.39 ...
Calculated Risk | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:41:00
Analysts will be looking for any hint of policy change in Ms. Yellen’s testimony, and immigration remains a main factor in the upcoming vote.
THE NEW YORK TIMES / NY Times | Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:15:10
Rabobank's Michael Every and JPMorgan's Tai Hui discuss the likelihood of a Brexit and its ramifications.
CNBC | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 23:21:00
Part of the conservative aspiration is to undo elements of modern innovation.
USA Today | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 23:00:36
Stefano Mallia's piece ('Brexit: leading, not leaving', June 14) hit the nail on the head in every paragraph. The British people look at Brexit as an opportunity to restore their sovereignty. Instead, it is an opportunity lost for Britain to show its traditional prowess. They tied this opportunity purely to ...
Mario Galea, St Andrew's / Times of Malta | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 22:01:04
Market's sentiment continued improving last Friday, although uncertainty over the upcoming Brexit referendum has kept majors within familiar ranges...
Ross J Burland / FX Street | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 21:51:29
Britain's European Union referendum has global markets on a knife edge. Fears of "Brexit" on Thursday have already gripped global equities and revved up demand for safe havens such as the Japanese yen, gold and the US dollar.
Bangkok Post | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 21:30:00
Local shares poised to open flat as investors stay watchful ahead of the Brexit vote.
SMH | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 21:16:20
All eyes this week will be on the U.K. vote on whether to leave the European Union, but there will be other big moments, including two rounds of testimony by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on Capitol Hill.
WSJ | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 20:08:16
Ahead of Thursday's historic Brexit referendum vote, market jitters are bringing back memories of September 16, 1992, when the UK was forced out of the EU's exchange-rate mechanism, or ERM, as speculators' borrowing exhausted the central bank's resources to keep the pound above its floor. This is better known as ...
Zero Hedge | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 19:48:19
Prime minister tweets link to article written by Jo Cox, as FT poll of polls puts both sides on 44%
FT | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 18:28:48
Britons are less than a week away from a referendum about whether to exit the European Union (EU), or remain. They were never given a choice to join. They have not been asked to vote since 1975, when the referendum was on whether to join a free trade area. Since ...
Bruce Newsome / The Berkeley Blog | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 18:27:35
European officials are planning a series of emergency meetings in case Britain votes to leave the EU, aimed at calming markets and avoiding a domino effect in weaker economies, according to people familiar with the preparations.
WSJ | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 18:25:02
Brexit consequences, Janet Yellen's testimony and focus on yen set to dictate market sentiment
FT | Sun, 19 Jun 2016 18:17:37