Brexit News Archive: 17 Dec 2016

Brexit and price hikes push up the cost of Christmas for Britons

Pound's slump and rising production costs mean consumers are feeling the pinch as they stock up for the festive season The Brexit blow to the pound coupled with commodity price hikes is squeezing Britons' Christmas spending power this year. A typical household spends an extra £500 in December but the ...
Zoe Wood and Katie Allen / Guardian   |   Sat, 17 Dec 2016 08:00:17

Seven simple ways to cut your spending in 2017

From mortgages and insurance to savings and tax returns, here are some tips on making savings in the new year With the Brexit process set to begin in earnest, next year could be tough on many people's finances. Guardian Money is here to help: Continue reading...
Miles Brignall and Rupert Jones / Guardian   |   Sat, 17 Dec 2016 07:00:15

UK fishing industry 'will need EU market access' post Brexit

The UK fishing industry will need continued access to EU markets after Brexit, a House of Lords report warns.
BBC   |   Sat, 17 Dec 2016 01:06:40

Brexit dashes the euro's reserve-currency hopes

John Dizard on the strange fallout from the loss of London-centric euro clearing
FT   |   Fri, 16 Dec 2016 20:01:54

Swiss and Danish travails show way ahead for Brexit talks

Creative solutions are possible but EU refuses to compromise on legal principles
FT   |   Fri, 16 Dec 2016 19:20:03

Sterling slips against dollar for a second week

LONDON, Dec 16- Sterling traded close to a three-week low against the dollar on Friday, recording a second week of losses against a greenback that has risen sharply on expectations for a increase in U.S. interest rates. Sterling- already weak because of Brexit concerns- skidded along with other currencies, hitting ...
CNBC   |   Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:45:00

EU divisions could help 'lonely' May in Brexit negotiations

The complex EU political system could give the upper hand to U.K.'s May as both sides prepare for exit negotiations.
CNBC   |   Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:02:00

EU agrees on approach to Brexit talks, PM May left out in cold

European Union leaders agreed their plan for Brexit negotiations on Dec. 15, pledging to move swiftly and stick together to ensure Britain does not cherry pick a sweet deal that might inspire others to unstitch the bloc.
Hurriyet   |   Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:31:09

May is faced with the uncomfortable Brexit reality

Without a transition deal, divorce will not be smooth or orderly, writes Anton Spisak
FT   |   Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:02:37

'Xenophobia' is the word of the year for 2016, says has selected as the 2016 word of the year, citing the anti-immigrant rhetoric of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and the United Kingdom's Brexit vote to leave the European Union as reasons for its choice. In a news release, the online dictionary said that searches...
Money & Company   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:25:00

'Xenophobia' Is's Word Of The Year

There were a lot of surprises to come out of 2016, but being named's Word of the Year is not one of them. When you consider the rhetoric that galvanized people in this year's Brexit vote and the U.S. presidential race, the proof that is the word that most ...
Huffington Post   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:12:32

Hans-Werner Sinn: "Europe's Secret Bailout"

From Project Syndicate: MUNICH - While the world worries about Donald Trump, Brexit, and the flow of refugees from Syria and other war-torn countries, the European Central Bank continues to work persistently and below the public radar on its debt-restructuring plan - also known as quantitative easing (QE) - to ...
Climateer Investing   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:16:00

Europe's Secret Bailout

While the world worries about Donald Trump, Brexit, and refugees, the European Central Bank continues to work below the public radar on its debt-restructuring plan - also known as quantitative easing - to ease the burden on the over-indebted eurozone countries. It's a high-risk operation, especially for Germany and the ...
Project Syndicate   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:53:56

JD Sports bets on Brexit staycations with Go Outdoors takeover

Telegraph   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:30:56

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Monday. Prime Minister Theresa May has admitted that negotiating a successful Brexit is proving to be "hugely challenging." In a rare interview with The Sunday Times, May also acknowledged the government needed to organise terms for exiting the EU, ...
Business Insider   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:01:12

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