Brexit News Archive: 14 Aug 2016

FTSE directors turn net share sellers

Executives, who were active buyers after Brexit vote, take advantage of market rally
FT   |   Sun, 14 Aug 2016 14:17:00

Monetary policy 'only short-term balm for UK economy'

Bank of England's chief economist says it alone cannot insulate Britain from 'dust cloud' of doubt thown up by Brexit vote Monetary policy can only offer a "short-term balm" for the uncertainty facing Britain's economy following the vote to leave the EU, the Bank of England's chief economist said on ...
Reuters / Guardian   |   Sun, 14 Aug 2016 11:18:14

Consumer spending is key to avoiding a UK recession

This week's retail sales report from the ONS will show what's happened to high street spending since the Brexit vote We've had all the surveys. There have been forecasts and predictions by the score. Every thinktank, every City analyst, every international body has a view about whether the UK economy ...
Larry Elliott / Guardian   |   Sun, 14 Aug 2016 11:02:23

The Invisible Benefits of Free Trade

Before the Brexit, 28 countries joined the European Union since its inception in 1957, without a single country leaving. The story is similar if you look at the World Trade Organization (WTO), which has witnessed more than 160 countries unite, [...]
Value Walk   |   Sun, 14 Aug 2016 02:10:16

Some trainers are so cool the last thing you'd do is actually wear them

Canny 'sneakerheads' can now make a good living from online trading in top sportswear brands With Brexit jolting the financial markets and interest rates at a new historic low, you might be tempted to just keep your spare cash in a shoe box. But if you know your Adidas Gazelles ...
Zoe Wood / Guardian   |   Sat, 13 Aug 2016 15:00:10

The 16 countries with the biggest piles of gold

Gold is in the midst of something of a renaissance. With uncertainty about the future direction of the global economy, fears about what Britain's Brexit vote means for Europe, and serious geopolitical troubles worldwide, the asset that has been used as a haven for thousands of years is back in ...
Business Insider   |   Sat, 13 Aug 2016 09:16:00

Savers, it could be time to take a punt on the stock market

One analyst says it's the only game in town, post-Brexit vote and Bank of England interest rate cut Savings rates are collapsing and alternatives such as peer-to-peer lending will be regarded by many as too risky. So is it time for small investors to start buying shares in big-name companies, ...
Miles Brignall / Guardian   |   Sat, 13 Aug 2016 06:00:18

Employers at legal risk after Brexit

Companies seek advice after pro-Leave staff complain of referendum-linked ostracism
FT   |   Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:41:55

What is the Early Impact of Brexit?

It's been over a month since the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, and the Bank of England hasn't wasted any time trying to stimulate the economy. But just what has the impact of the Brexit vote been so far? Here's a run through of some of the recent ...
Giles Turner / MoneyBeat   |   Fri, 12 Aug 2016 12:25:14

The BoE and those companies materially contributing to the UK

Mark Carney is still giving more details of today's policy actions (press conference here). But for now, if you're a company considering leaving Britain because of Brexit, perhaps take a good hard look at this from the August 2016 inflation report: Continue reading: The BoE and those companies materially contributing ...
Izabella Kaminska / FT Alphaville   |   Thu, 4 Aug 2016 11:50:28

Let young people move: why any post-Brexit migration deal must safeguard youth mobility

Restrictions on free movement are likely to be an important aspect of the UK's new relationship with EU countries post-Brexit. Richard Bronk argues that safeguarding youth mobility should be a major principle behind any immigration reforms. He explores the economic, political and social case for preserving it, before suggesting some ...
Blog Admin / British Politics and Policy at LSE   |   Tue, 2 Aug 2016 09:00:30

Post-Brexit, London's Financial Center Has English Law on Its Side

ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesPost-Brexit, London's Financial Center Has English Law on Its Side In its battle to keep financial institutions in London, Britain has an overlooked ally: English law.Post-Brexit, City of London Has English Law on Its Side In its ...
WSJ   |   Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:16:25

What to watch for at the ECB meeting

Draghi set to wrestle with Brexit economic fallout, QE headaches and problems with Italian banks
FT   |   Thu, 21 Jul 2016 04:32:10

IMF cuts UK growth forecasts following Brexit vote

Predictions revised down from April as IMF says EU referendum result has 'thrown a spanner in the works' of global recovery The International Monetary Fund has slashed its forecast for UK growth next year after warning that the decision to leave the EU had damaged the British economy's short-term prospects ...
Larry Elliott Economics editor / Guardian   |   Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:10:15

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