Brexit News Archive: 26 Nov 2016

Britons could pay to keep EU citizenship after Brexit under new scheme

Britons could pay to retain the benefits of European Union citizenship after Brexit under plans being considered by MEPs. The European Parliament's lead Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt said he supported the principle of the idea, which would see UK citizens sending an annual fee to Brussels. The former Belgian prime ...
Press Association / Times of Malta   |   Sat, 26 Nov 2016 14:29:00

Guy Verhofstadt - Britons Could Pay A Fee To Keep EU Citizenship Post-Brexit

This seems like an entirely reasonable idea. After Brexit it should be possible for those who wish to retain European Union citizenship to pay an annual fee to Brussels for said citizenship. And why not? Well, actually, the reason why not is that having such would mean that, from the ...
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Sat, 26 Nov 2016 10:51:00

F1 relaxed on Brexit as title race reaches climax

Engineers and analysts believe the eight teams based in UK will find it hard to leave
FT   |   Sat, 26 Nov 2016 10:40:16

Western populism is a fundamental threat to the humanitarian system

The mandates of UK and US governments could jeopardise the impartiality of aid, international humanitarian law and hard-won reforms in the sector Brexit and Donald Trump's election as the next president of the United States present clear risks to the system of international humanitarian response. The rise of populism seems ...
András Derzsi-Horváth / Guardian   |   Sat, 26 Nov 2016 10:00:28

GDP growth confirmed in three months after Brexit vote

British businesses continued to invest and consumers carried on spending in the months following the Brexit vote, defying predictions that a wave of uncertainty would hit economic activity.
Here Is The City   |   Sat, 26 Nov 2016 08:06:32

UK GDP Grows 0.5% In Third Quarter - What Brexit Effect?

We were told, before we voted on it, that if we had the temerity to think about leaving the European Union then Britain would be plunged into an immediate recession. There would have to be tax rises and spending cuts, immediate ones, to deal with the disaster. Since we did ...
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Sat, 26 Nov 2016 06:34:52

Britons could pay to keep EU citizenship after Brexit, top negotiator says

Telegraph Reporters / Telegraph   |   Sat, 26 Nov 2016 02:14:24

Irish PM says Brexit 'impossible' within two years

Enda Kenny calls for extended transition period
FT   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 21:02:37

How Brexit may affect Canadian businesses' dealings with Ireland

With the British pound taking a hit, currency considerations come into play - both the pound and the euro
DAVID ISRAELSON / Globe and Mail   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 19:24:18

Iain Duncan Smith accuses Sir John Major over new Brexit vote bid

Iain Duncan Smith criticises Sir John Major for suggesting a second referendum over Brexit.
BBC   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 17:10:55

In 2017, liberals need to grow a spine

After the battle comes the psychological warfare. Nigel Farage, the luckiest of generals in the Brexit campaign, this week played on the fears of everyone still reeling from the UK referendum and Donald Trump's election victory when he declared that the populist of 2016 was going to continue into 2017.
CNN   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:08:40

Reality Check: Will there be a £32bn Brexit dividend?

Change Britain says there will be a £32bn Brexit dividend in the three years after the UK leaves the EU in 2019.
BBC   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:05:27

Talks on Final Brexit Deal Will Have to Wait

Prime Minister Theresa May will not be able to begin talks on a final Brexit deal until the U.K. has agreed how much money it will pay to leave the European Union and resolved border issues, Maltese Premier Joseph Muscat said. The 27 remaining members of the EU are taking ...
OANDA   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 14:45:31

Brexit risks credibility, firepower and relevance of the European Investment Bank: Analyst

Britain's vote to leave the EU could significantly reduce the relevance of the EIB, an analyst told CNBC.
CNBC   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:46:00

UK government has lowered output path in the wake of Brexit - ANZ

Research Team at ANZ, notes that the UK Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Statement providing the first post-Brexit update on fiscal poli
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:21:11

UPDATE 1-Jaguar Land Rover wants to build electric cars in Britain

LONDON, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Britain's biggest carmarker Jaguar Land Rover said it wants to build electric cars in Britain in what would be a further boost to the UK automotive sector after the Brexit...
Reuters   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:17:14

Post-Brexit budget forces people to live within their means: analyst

Analysts have warned UK workers are about to face the biggest squeeze on wages in 70 years.
CNBC   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 12:43:00

UK growth remains firm despite Brexit vote

A new survey suggests Britain's economic optimism is holding steady in the wake of the Brexit vote.
euronews   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 12:28:30

Business secretary says electric vehicles at heart of industrial strategy

Greg Clark signals post-Brexit policy as Jaguar Land Rover confirms it plans to create 10,000 jobs in the UK Greg Clark, the business, energy and industrial strategy secretary, has said making Britain a world-leading hub for next-generation electric vehicles will be at the heart of the government's new industrial strategy, ...
Guardian Staff / Guardian   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 12:23:26

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (TGT, AMZN, UTX)

Happy Thanksgiving. Here's what you need to know: UK GDP growth came in at 0.5% in the third quarter, as expected, according to a second estimate. This shows that the economy was steady amid concerns about the fallout from Brexit. On a year-on-year basis, GDP growth was 2.3%, in line ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 12:03:20

UK GDP Grows 0.5% In Third Quarter - What Brexit Effect?

We were told, before we voted on it, that if we had the temerity to think about leaving the European Union then Britain would be plunged into an immediate recession. There would have to be tax rises and spending cuts, immediate ones, to deal with the disaster. Since we did ...
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:41:00

GDP growth confirmed in three months after Brexit vote

ONS says consumers kept spending and business investment beats forecasts, defying predictions of slowdown British businesses continued to invest and consumers carried on spending in the months following the Brexit vote, defying predictions that a wave of uncertainty would hit economic activity. In the first official estimate of how firms' ...
Katie Allen / Guardian   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:21:29

What geopolitical shocks are in store next year?

This year has delivered several political shocks for UK schemes in the form of Brexit and the outcome of the US general election. However, as Europe gears up for a round of elections next year Helen Morrissey asks what schemes need to watch out for.
Professional Pensions   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:20:00

Britain won't know its final Brexit fate until the very last minute

The European Union is set to prioritise issues like payments it is owed and border controls over negotiating a "final deal" with the UK when Brexit talks get underway. Michel Barnier, the European Commission's top Brexit negotiator, told Sky news that negotiations with Theresa May's government will be split into ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:54:00

Business investment boosts GDP growth after Brexit vote

Expansion beats forecasts though most decisions taken before EU referendum
FT   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:30:46

UK could face recession in case of 'hard Brexit' - Allianz's El-Erian

Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Economic Adviser at Allianz, suggested that the UK could slip back into recession if a 'hard Brexit' case materializes, adding
Pablo Piovano / FX Street   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:32:23

EU gets tough: Bloc tells UK Brexit is lose-lose situation

LONDON (AP) - Since Britain voted to leave the European Union, U.K. officials have had one message: Brexit means Brexit.
Associated Press   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:18:00

'There is absolutely no bluffing' that EU leaders will push for a hard Brexit

LONDON - The European Union is not when it says it will push Britain into a "hard Brexit" - stripping the UK's membership of the 27-nation single market - if Prime Minister Theresa insists in opting out of freedom of movement, says the prime minister of Malta. Joseph Muscat told ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 07:40:26

EU leaders 'not bluffing' over Brexit terms, warns Malta's PM

EU leaders are not over their demand for free movement of people after Brexit, Malta's PM tells the BBC.
BBC   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 06:08:16

EU gets tough: Malta's PM says Brexit is lose-lose situation

LONDON (AP) - The leader of Malta, whose country is about to assume presidency of the European Union, says Britain's exit from the bloc will see both sides lose out.
Associated Press   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 05:40:00

Ex-UK PM Blair: It's not too late to stop Brexit - AFR

In an interview with the New Statesman magazine, published by the Australian Financial Review (AFR) today, former UK's Prime Minister Tony Blair noted
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 04:51:45

Ben Wright: Steering Britain out of the EU

Could the passion for cars shared by Brexit Secretary David Davis and EU Brexit negotiators give the UK a smooth exit from the EU?
BBC   |   Fri, 25 Nov 2016 03:46:10

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