Independent economic watchdog expected to predict post-Brexit UK will have low growth, higher inflation and larger deficit The government's independent economic watchdog will this week tear up its previous forecasts for the UK's growth prospects as it gives its first official verdict on the outlook for post-Brexit Britain. The Office ...
Angela Monaghan / Guardian | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 17:47:38
US brands Gibson and Fender increase list prices as double digit hikes hit music stores British guitar buyers could soon be playing the Brexit blues as price rises caused by the slump in the value of the pound feed through to music stores. Prices are increasing by double digits as ...
Sean Farrell / Guardian | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 16:55:32
Chancellor's autumn statement unlikely to do much for the 'just about managing' families who voted keenly for Brexit Welcome to Jamland. Formerly known as the United Kingdom, Jamland is where the Jams live. They were once known as the squeezed middle. They have also been dubbed the people who just ...
Larry Elliott / Guardian | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 14:48:08
Copenhagen will put its national interests ahead of old alliances in EU exit talks
FT | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 13:28:55
Will Brexit cost London its Europe's fintech capital status?
Alison Coleman, Contributor / Forbes | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:48:00
Fashion retailers look best poised to adjust, carmakers the least
FT | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:44:10
Conditional 10p cut could trigger fuel price war among UK's supermarkets in the runup to Christmas Morrisons is cutting the price of petrol to below £1 a litre for the first time since the Brexit vote, escalating a pre-Christmas fuel price war among Britain's biggest supermarkets. From Monday, Morrisons customers ...
Angela Monaghan / Guardian | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:39:05
Eight eurozone countries at risk of missing targets for repairing their finances
FT | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:13:27
* Confidence in opinion polls shaken by Trump, Brexit votes (Writes through with voter quotes)
Reuters | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:13:05
Chancellor, preparing for autumn statement, says he needs 'headroom' in finances to meet Brexit challenges Philip Hammond has admitted that the government is facing a "sharp challenge" in the face of Brexit and cautioned against any unexpectedly generous windfalls for families who are "just about managing". In a round of ...
Rajeev Syal / Guardian | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:56:12
* Merkel viewed as stabilising force after Trump win, Brexit vote
Reuters | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:50:25
Chancellor Philip Hammond and shadow chancellor John McDonnell discuss Brexit negotiations and welfare spending.
BBC | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:04:36
The chancellor tells the BBC he aims to make the UK economy "match fit" for the challenges of Brexit.
BBC | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 10:50:30
Britain's first post-Brexit budget will focus on infrastructure and could spell an end to the previous government's rigid fiscal targets, according to a treasury statement released on Nov. 20
Hurriyet | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 09:55:07
Learning patriotism from Michael Gove's syllabus is all very well: but basic GCSE failures are preventing thousands from taking up opportunities Michael Gove's inspiration for including Tennyson's The Charge of the Light Brigade in the new English GCSE syllabus is becoming clearer every day. Gove, one of Vote Leave's architects, ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 07:00:30
Politicans should be wary of giving succour to racists looking to follow the Brexit/Trump narrative of blaming working-class woes on migrants There's been a lot of talk over the past couple of weeks about politicians needing to listen to the electorate. In reality, this has mostly meant that politicians need ...
Greg Jericho / Guardian | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 01:17:52
Business leaders press for 'lengthy transitional agreements' with EU Britain's biggest business organisation will make an urgent plea to Theresa May this week to come forward with clearer plans for Brexit to avoid further crippling uncertainty and serious damage to the economy. In a speech on Monday to its annual ...
Toby Helm / Guardian | Sun, 20 Nov 2016 00:05:22
The chancellor cannot just blame Brexit in the autumn statement - many of the problems we face were introduced by his predecessor's heavy-handedness The autumn statement on Wednesday will be the first time in 10 years George Osborne will be nowhere in sight for a major fiscal event. There will ...
John McDonnell / Guardian | Sat, 19 Nov 2016 21:00:18
By Frank Holmes via Iris.xyz Call it Brexit 2.0: American Edition. Like their British counterparts, who voted in June to cut ties with the European Union (EU), American voters resoundingly rejected globalism last week, calling into question the United States' involvement in military alliances such as the North Atlantic Treaty ...
ETF Trends | Sat, 19 Nov 2016 12:00:26
Birmingham's Christmas stalls are thriving but the future looks uncertain for many German firms trading in Britain Birmingham's Christmas market is thriving. Crowds of people are drinking glühwein, eating bratwurst and enjoying the traditional atmosphere of the kind found at this time of year in Dresden, Nuremberg or Leipzig. The ...
Anna Lehmann / Guardian | Sat, 19 Nov 2016 08:00:03
Amid all the uncertainty in the UK and US, borrowers want security with their mortgage repayments. But fixed-rate deals could be on the way up Good news: figures issued this week revealed that mortgages are more affordable than they have ever been. Bad news: Donald Trump's US election win is ...
Rupert Jones / Guardian | Sat, 19 Nov 2016 07:00:02
Theresa May should drop plans to appeal against the Brexit court ruling, leading Conservatives say.
BBC | Sat, 19 Nov 2016 05:45:21
Chancellor to banish rigid targets in Autumn Statement
FT | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 21:01:30
Lib Dem spokesman warns EU businesses could make imitations of regionally designated foodstuffs such as Melton Mowbray pork pies and stilton Melton Mowbray pork pies, stilton cheese and British-made chocolate such as Cadbury's could be under threat from Brexit, the former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has warned. Speaking to ...
Sarah Butler / Guardian | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 20:25:10
MP untarnished by support for Brexit and poor mayoral campaign
FT | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 20:00:19
In his fall update on the economy, the finance minister says Canada's problems are compounded by slower growth in the U.S. and world and uncertainty surrounding Brexit
Gordon Isfeld / Financial Post | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 19:46:59
While Britain's post-Brexit economy has some relative bright spots, the pound isn't one of them: The currency has never been weaker. Brian Milner, Richard Blackwell and Paul Waldie take stock of what it means for Britons and their trading partners - from importers to tourism to the property market
BRIAN MILNER, RICHARD BLACKWELL AND PAUL WALDIE / Globe and Mail | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 19:05:20
Hedge fund tycoon predicts stock market collapse, inflation and falling profits in letter to investors Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey has warned Britain is destined to have a recession and predicts the stock market will fall by 80% after Brexit. Odey, who backed the vote to leave the EU, made ...
Staff and agencies / Guardian | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 18:26:02
One of Japan's top business strategists says investment in the UK will be smaller following Brexit.
BBC | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 18:00:17
Investors cheer Mark Carney's decision to serve an extra year as BoE governor, as weak pound helps manufacturers sell goods abroad but makes raw materials pricier US manufacturing surveys show improvement BAML: Some investors think Brexit won't happen UK manufacturing PMI shows growth Virgin Money CEO: Thank goodness Carney's staying ...
until 1.30 / Guardian | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 17:55:26
Analysts at UOB noted BoE's Carney's commitment to the bank and UK after speculation he would step down. Key Quotes: "Bank of England's Governor Mar
Ross J Burland / FX Street | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 16:59:40
Polish MEP Danuta Hübner says Britain cannot negotiate a free-trade agreement until it has left the European Union Liam Fox's hopes of securing a trade deal with the European Union before Brexit have been dealt a blow by a leading member of the European parliament, who insists no deal can ...
Jennifer Rankin / Guardian | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 16:34:04
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney put an end to speculation over his future Monday by announcing he would extend his contract for one year to 2019 to help secure an "orderly transition" to Brexit.
The China Post | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 16:11:00
British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to make a clean break with the leadership of her predecessor, David Cameron. Even as difficult Brexit negotiations loom, she hopes to draw on her past to reunite the United Kingdom.
Spiegel | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 13:36:01
Deal value and volumes fall as disparity with US widens
FT | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 13:05:07
The BBC's Europe correspondent Kevin Connolly and assistant political editor Norman Smith, answer your questions about Brexit.
BBC | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:41:45
The difficulties of doing Brexit sector by sector
FT | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:06:11