Brexit News Archive: 15 Oct 2016

SNP says hard Brexit could trigger referendum

Scotland to appoint its own trade and investment officials across Europe
FT   |   Sat, 15 Oct 2016 17:38:02

Hollande supports free movement

French President Francois Hollande said that Britain's decision to leave the EU should not jeopardise the bloc's free movement.
CNBC   |   Sat, 15 Oct 2016 16:57:00

Sturgeon says Scotland is 'open for business' in post Brexit-vote era

Nicola Sturgeon addresses her party's conference by says that Scotland is "open for business" in the post-Brexit vote era.
BBC   |   Sat, 15 Oct 2016 14:32:15

When Brexit seems to be the hardest word

While politicians try to work out what it means, BBC presenter Aaron Heslehurst has enough trouble trying to say it.
BBC   |   Sat, 15 Oct 2016 13:38:33

May's Europe tour betrays no Brexit clues

Meetings with Danish, Dutch and Spanish counterparts reveal little of how negotiations might unfold
FT   |   Sat, 15 Oct 2016 11:04:29

Newspaper review: Ched Evans, Jean Alexander and Brexit

Reaction to the acquittal of Ched Evans dominates Saturday's papers.
BBC   |   Sat, 15 Oct 2016 04:38:59

Lionel Barber on Britain after Brexit

The FT editor looks back on the referendum and forward to the possible outcomes
FT   |   Sat, 15 Oct 2016 04:32:48

Nicola Sturgeon plans to strengthen Scotland's trade links with EU

First minister's Scottish National party conference speech expected to pose new challenge to Theresa May's Brexit strategy Nicola Sturgeon is to unveil a four-point plan for building stronger independent Scottish trade links with the EU in a further challenge to Theresa May's Brexit strategy. The first minister will announce plans ...
Severin Carrell and Libby Brooks / Guardian   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 23:01:49

Newspaper review: Ched Evans, Jean Alexander and Brexit

Reaction to the acquittal of Ched Evans dominates Saturday's papers.
BBC   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 22:55:48

Close Brothers bond survives messy sterling market

Close Brothers just about managed to squeeze through a £250m 10-year bond issue in a bruised and battered sterling bond market last week and with a "hard" Brexit now on the cards, the market is finding itself at the mercy of severe political headwinds.
IFR   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 20:00:00

Sterling's slump is a warning

Investors are marking down the economic future of Brexit Britain
FT   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 18:54:06

May offers Nissan a shield against Brexit

Group chief Carlos Ghosn told Sunderland plant will have same trade conditions after EU exit
FT   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:35:20

Nicola Sturgeon: 'Scotland can stay in single market'

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says the country has the right to 'make a decision following brexit'. ITN News Portal
Forbes   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:56:47

Mark Carney: Bank of England will tolerate higher inflation - as it happened

3.22pm BST Before we close the blog for the day, here is a summary of the main events. Predictably, it's been Brexit focused. 2.57pm BST Wall Street has opened higher, with better than expected results from Citigroup and JP Morgan lifting financial stocks. Continue reading...
Angela Monaghan / Guardian   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:22:31

Nissan chief executive 'confident' after meeting with Theresa May

Carlos Ghosn had warned Nissan could halt investment in its Sunderland plant if UK imposed EU export tariffs after Brexit The chief executive of Nissan has said he was confident Britain would remain a competitive place to do business after meeting Theresa May in the wake of his warning that ...
Julia Kollewe and Reuters / Guardian   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:57:16

Nissan 'will have same trade conditions' after Brexit

Group chief Carlos Ghosn speaks to Theresa May about future of Sunderland plant
FT   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:54:08

Brexit is becoming a big fat mess

Events this week show just how tough it will be to take Britain out of the European Union.
CNN   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:24:19

UK gilt yields soar on 'hard Brexit' fears

Sell-off follows comments from Mark Carney that BoE is willing to tolerate higher prices
FT   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:17:41

Weekly Roundup: October 7, 2016-October 13, 2016

The Law and Brexit VII Posted by Thomas J. Reid, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, on Friday, October 7, 2016 Tags: Banks, Brexit, Compliance and disclosure interpretation, EU, Europe, Financial institutions, Financial technology, France, Inside information, International governance, UK Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership After the Panama Papers Posted by Joseph ...
Harvard Law School Forum   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:05:50

European entrepreneurs say Brexit will harm their business

More than 700 business owners met in Brussels to vote on a range of issues at the European Parliament of Enterprises Two-thirds of European entrepreneurs feel that Brexit will harm their business and 95% want a stronger say in European Union trade policy. More than 700 entrepreneurs, from businesses in ...
Emma Sheppard / Guardian   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:51:41

UPDATE 1-After Brexit ultimatum, Nissan CEO Ghosn meets UK PM May

LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Two weeks after warning that Nissan could halt new investment in Britain's biggest car plant due to uncertainty over Brexit, Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn met Prime...
Reuters   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:36:36

Nicola Sturgeon Brexit demand that Scotland remains in EU single market if UK leaves is 'impossible'

Simon Johnson / Telegraph   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:25:19

Nissan chief executive meets Theresa May for Brexit talks

Carlos Ghosn previously said the carmaker could halt investment at its Sunderland plant, where 7,000 people are employed Theresa May has met the chief executive of Nissan to discuss the impact of Brexit, after the Japanese carmaker warned that it could halt investment in its UK plant. Speaking at the ...
Julia Kollewe and agency / Guardian   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:04:59

Brexit: Nissan boss meets PM over Sunderland plant fears

Prime Minister Theresa May meets the boss of Japanese car giant Nissan amid fears over the future of its production plant in Sunderland.
BBC   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:01:19

Homes sell faster in regions than London

Stamp duty changes, Brexit vote and price-to-income gulf slow capital's market
FT   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:46:28

Britons wake up to rising prices

Effects of plummeting pound will crystallise costs of Brexit for UK public
FT   |   Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:31:40