Brexit News Archive: 16 Oct 2016

GBP/USD bearish opening gap on weekend's 'hard-Brexit' talk from European leaders

GBP/USD has opened with a bearish gap, tracing the same themes around Brexit concerns while the greenback remains mixed. GBP/USD has been as high as
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 22:00:11

Boris Johnson penned anti-Brexit article

Turns out Boris Johnson, the former London mayor who campaigned prominently for the UK's departure from the European Union, may have had his doubts.
CNN   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 18:29:47

UK's May to target trade post-Brexit on India visit

Taipei Times   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 17:35:14

Top Trade Ideas for the Week of October 17, 2016: The Rest

Here are the Rest of the Top 10: CME Group, Ticker: $ CME CME Group, $ CME , started higher after the Brexit vote and ran until mid-September. [...]
Gregory Harmon   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 17:14:56

Top Trade Ideas for the Week of October 17, 2016: The Rest Premium

Here are the Rest of the Top 10 with premium Content in Bold: CME Group, Ticker: $ CME CME Group, $ CME , started higher after the Brexit [...]
Gregory Harmon   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 17:12:28

The harder the Brexit, the worse for Ireland

The decline in sterling and UK growth are damaging enough, without the uncertainty about future trading arrangements For Ireland, the move to Brexit brings two economic threats: clear short-term risks and huge uncertainty about the future. Above all, the problem in the next year or two will be volatility - ...
Cliff Taylor in Dublin / Guardian   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 17:00:40

Boris Johnson makes light of 'semi-parodic' pro-EU column

Boris Johnson defends his writing of a pro-EU article days before he publicly backed Brexit - saying the article was and the UK's decision to leave was right.
BBC   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 16:35:42

UK looks at paying EU billions after Brexit

Plan would let finance sector keep single-market access
FT   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 16:23:36

Theresa May to visit India in signal of trading priorities post-Brexit

Minister denies a future free trade agreement with Delhi would entail UK leaving single market and customs union Theresa May is to fly to India next month for her first bilateral trip outside the EU since becoming prime minister, with her reception there seen as a key test of her ...
Jessica Elgot / Guardian   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 15:37:55

Nicola Sturgeon's Second Scottish Referendum - And Delusions About EU Membership

Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's First Minister, has suggested that if the UK goes through with a hard Brexit, as it seems likely it will do, then she will call for a second Scottish referendum on independence from the UK. Which is just fine and dandy of course, if the Scots don't ...
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 13:22:00

Boris Johnson says it was 'blindingly obvious' that he would back Brexit despite emergence of pro-EU article

Peter Dominiczak / Telegraph   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 12:48:29

Let the pound fall and the economy rise

The Brexit trade off of weaker currency, cheaper exports will make the economy less dependent on consumers and more reliant on producers It has been just like old times. The pound has been falling on the foreign exchanges and, like a patient in intensive care, there are daily bulletins about ...
Larry Elliott / Guardian   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 11:35:43

'Did you gamble UK's future for your own end, Boris?'

Boris Johnson is challenged over his previously unpublished article warning about Brexit's possible consequences.
BBC   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 11:31:39

Brexit debate in parliament would give game away to Brussels, says minister

International development secretary Priti Patel speaks out against revealing UK's negotiating position before EU talks Priti Patel has said revealing Britain's negotiation position during talks with European Union leaders over the country's departure from the bloc would be akin to revealing her hand in a high-stakes game of poker. The ...
Guardian Staff / Guardian   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 10:45:59

UK warned 'hard Brexit' will hit car sector

German industry chief Matthias Wissmann says single market exit would see output shift east
FT   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 09:44:36

What's the deal with a Brexit deal vote?

A group of MPs wants a Commons vote on any deal the government would push for in its Brexit talks. Nick Clegg explains.
BBC   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 09:14:09

Boris Johnson wrote article backing Remain days before joining Exit campaign

Boris Johnson said Britain remaining in the European Union would be a "boon for the world and for Europe" in a previously-unseen newspaper column. The Foreign Secretary wrote the unpublished Remain-backing article only two days before shocking David Cameron by revealing he would be campaigning for Brexit. Mr Johnson is ...
Times of Malta   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:42:00

The kindness of baffled strangers won't save us from Brexit

Mark Carney warned months ago about the difficulty of financing Britain's deficit when confidence in us is collapsing. He was right We Remainers must not give up. The future of this country, and indeed of Europe, is far too important to accept the argument that we are bad losers and ...
William Keegan / Guardian   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 06:00:26

Carmakers' suppliers at risk of being hit by Brexit tariffs

Suppliers to UK industry say uncertainty over trade agreements may force them to relocate overseas
FT   |   Sun, 16 Oct 2016 04:21:34

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