Brexit News Archive: 30 Oct 2016

BoE's Mark Carney: "Should I stay or should I go now?"

Uncertainty around Brexit and the UK economy intensifies with the conflicting reports regarding Bank of England's Govenor, Mark Carney's, future at th
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 22:31:40

Bank of England Chief Under Pressure to Decide on Job

Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney has come under fire from those who championed Britain's exit from the European Union as he decides how long to stay on the job at a critical juncture for the country.
WSJ   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 21:54:55

Carney ready to serve full term at Bank of England

Governor sees role helping economy through Brexit in move that will defy Tory critics
FT   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 20:16:02

EU and Canada sign Ceta free trade deal

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau flies in to sign controversial treaty in Brussels as alarm in UK mounts over complexities of post-Brexit trade deals The EU and Canada signed a free trade deal on Sunday that was almost derailed last week by objections from French-speaking Belgians , exposing the difficulties of ...
Sean Farrell / Guardian   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 16:50:09

Language barrier?

BBC Berlin correspondent Damien McGuinness wonders whether the British habit of not saying what they mean may be confusing their EU partners over Brexit.
BBC   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 16:36:05

The Rise and Fall of the British Pound

We can see the Brexit event, being a testament and a warning sign for the US and other European countries as to the risks of reversing globalization.
Katina Stefanova, Contributor / Forbes   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 14:00:00

Greg Clark: 'UK wants tariff-free trade for car makers'

Business Secretary Greg Clark has said he reassured Nissan that the government would try to negotiate tariff-free trade for car makers with the EU, during Brexit negotiations.
BBC   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 13:29:42

5 reasons Trump is not a repeat of Brexit

Comparing the rise of Donald Trump with the shocking Brexit vote in the U.K. is misguided, according to a pair of new reports released on Wednesday.
CNN   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 13:16:44

UK seeks Brexit deal with 'no trade tariffs' for car companies - video

The UK business secretary, Greg Clark, speaks to BBC presenter Andrew Marr about the deal struck with car manufacturer Nissan to allay the company's Brexit fears. Clark says he was able to assure Nissan that the government is pursuing a negotiating strategy which would allow car companies to trade in ...
Guardian Staff / Guardian   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 13:13:40

UK seeks to shield autos from post-Brexit tariffs

Nissan pledges extended to other carmakers with plants in Britain
FT   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 13:13:09

Mark Carney ​may reveal decision to depart in 2018 ​this week

Bank of England governor may use this week's inflation report for announcement amid growing criticism over Brexit role Mark Carney could announce a decision about whether to step down as governor of the Bank of England in 2018 as soon as Thursday, amid a barrage of criticism from Eurosceptic MPs ...
Rowena Mason and Sean Farrell / Guardian   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 13:07:15

UK seeking tariff-free EU deal for carmakers, Nissan told

Business secretary Greg Clark sought to allay Brexit concerns and convince company to build next two models in Sunderland Nissan was told the UK was seeking an EU deal that would mean no tariffs for car manufacturers and no bureaucratic impediments to trading, Greg Clark, the business secretary, has revealed. ...
Rowena Mason Deputy political editor / Guardian   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 11:44:46

Bank of England governor under pressure to leave

Brexiters who feel Canadian was too supportive of remaining in EU scent blood
FT   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 10:53:19

The UK has no choice on 'hard' or 'soft' Brexit

Brexiteers underestimate the level of spite European negotiators are willing to display.
Al Jazeera   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:49:02

The spectre of stagflation looms over the economy. This time it's scarier than ever

As we near Halloween night, there is a growing sense of foreboding about the economy's prospects next year, even among Brexiters. The one word that is having a chilling effect - stagflation - is best known from its 1970s incarnation, when it wrought havoc throughout the land.
Here Is The City   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 07:29:53

UK exporters seek assurances on post-Brexit future

Improved transport infrastructure only one item on UK businesses' long wishlist
FT   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 06:15:12

Brexit is a case our conflicted PM shouldn't have taken on

Theresa May should be true to her pre-referendum views - and put our departure from the EU to a parliamentary vote People in high places have been shocked by the ignorance of the leading Brexiters, who are embarked on a course which threatens, unless they are thwarted by our sovereign ...
William Keegan / Guardian   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 06:00:01

10th of UK fund staff are from mainland Europe

Brexit vote has created anxiety for EU nationals about whether they can stay
FT   |   Sun, 30 Oct 2016 05:06:43

Blond bombshell?

Donald Trump is pinning his hopes of winning the US presidential election on pulling off a Brexit-style shock - could he do it?
BBC   |   Sat, 29 Oct 2016 23:38:15

Foreign students are key to our economic and intellectual life. Let's welcome them

Universities, one of our great national assets, will be the poorer for insistence on immigration controls Take back control, cried the Brexit campaigners, from the dark forces of the EU and open Britain up to a glorious future in which it can embrace the world. It was a seductive cry, ...
Will Hutton / Guardian   |   Sat, 29 Oct 2016 23:05:33

Theresa May's 'just managing' families set to be worse off

Study shows many of UK's poorest families will see significant drop in income in post-Brexit economy Low-earning families that Theresa May has promised to help will be thousands of pounds a year worse off by 2020 because of rising inflation, lower wage growth and Tory social security cuts, according to ...
Toby Helm and Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Sat, 29 Oct 2016 21:42:05

A continental partnership offers a Brexit solution

Co-operation and mutual understanding will lead to a better outcome for all
FT   |   Sat, 29 Oct 2016 17:04:32

Tax breaks and talent fuel UK's creative industry boom

TV and film production, led by shows such as Netflix's The Crown, is surging ahead despite Brexit fears Netflix is rolling out the red carpet in Leicester Square, London, on Tuesday for its first original UK production, a £100m drama about the life of Queen Elizabeth II. The first two ...
Mark Sweney / Guardian   |   Sat, 29 Oct 2016 15:00:23

Nissan throws UK car industry a lifeline but GM could hit the road

Technical advances and new plants are helping the revival in Britain but risks abound in leaving the EU A collection of MPs and leading figures from British industry gathered at a business park in Coventry last Thursday to discuss the future of manufacturing and the government's industrial strategy. Little did ...
Graham Ruddick / Guardian   |   Sat, 29 Oct 2016 14:59:23

Blair can't save Britain from Brexit

CNN   |   Sat, 29 Oct 2016 14:20:39

MiFID II: New Compliance Tech Needed for Financial Firms In The EU And US. Even Post Brexit.

Global financial services firms need to design and implement processes to meet new regulatory (MiFID II) requirements.
Joanna Belbey, Contributor / Forbes   |   Sat, 29 Oct 2016 13:24:00

DUP's Foster sees Brexit 'opportunities'

First Minister Arlene Foster tells the DUP conference that Brexit is the UK's biggest economic opportunity for decades.
BBC   |   Sat, 29 Oct 2016 12:24:22

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