Brexit News Archive: 20 Dec 2016

Theresa May dodges parliament Brexit vote committee query

The Prime Minister Theresa May is questioned on whether parliament will vote on a final Brexit deal.
BBC   |   Tue, 20 Dec 2016 18:48:35

From Brexit to Bitfinex: What Shaped Bitcoin's Price in 2016

Bitcoin prices surged more than 80% in 2016, pushed higher by developments such as the Brexit, the halving and the Bitfinex hack. Source
Charles Bovaird / CoinDesk   |   Tue, 20 Dec 2016 17:06:19

Theresa May indicates MPs will not be given vote on final Brexit deal

PM refuses to make commitment when asked repeatedly by Commons Brexit committee chair Hilary Benn Theresa May has refused to commit to giving MPs a vote on the final Brexit deal struck by the government during two years of talks with representatives of the other 27 countries in the EU. ...
Anushka Asthana Political editor / Guardian   |   Tue, 20 Dec 2016 16:24:43

Theresa May: Brexit plans to be laid out in new year

Theresa May pledges to set out plans for a "truly global Britain" in a speech on Brexit in the new year.
BBC   |   Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:24:18

May says she wants a transitional Brexit deal

Prime minister tells MPs that British and EU economies need time to adjust
FT   |   Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:52:46

Sturgeon: UK could stay in single market

Nicola Sturgeon argues that it would be justifiable" for the whole of the UK to remain in the European single market after Brexit.
BBC   |   Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:52:00

UK PM May's testimony on Brexit in focus - MUFG

Lee Hardman, Currency Analyst at MUFG, suggests that the main focus today for the pound will be on the upcoming testimony from UK Prime Minister May w
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:15:28

Nicola Sturgeon to set out Scottish Brexit proposals

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to set out her government's proposals for Scotland's future relations with Europe after Brexit.
BBC   |   Tue, 20 Dec 2016 01:10:02

Legal sector 'at risk' without Brexit guarantees

The UK's large legal services sector warns it could be at risk if the government fails to secure guarantees for it after Brexit.
BBC   |   Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:24:09

Nicola Sturgeon Brexit adviser pours cold water on her single market plans hours before they are unveiled

Simon Johnson / Telegraph   |   Mon, 19 Dec 2016 22:00:00

No Regrexit: Brits stand by EU vote

British voters would repeat their decision to leave the European Union if the "Brexit" referendum were held today, according to a new CNN/ComRes poll released Monday.
CNN   |   Mon, 19 Dec 2016 20:35:39

No Regrexit: Six months on, Brits stand by EU vote

British voters would repeat their decision to leave the European Union if the "Brexit" referendum were held today, according to a new CNN/ComRes poll released Monday.
CNN   |   Mon, 19 Dec 2016 17:41:45

Young Brits expect Brexit will cost them

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CNN   |   Mon, 19 Dec 2016 17:24:21

Q&A: The pros and cons of remaining in customs union

Closest model for shift in Brexit secretary's stance is Turkey
FT   |   Mon, 19 Dec 2016 17:16:03

UK should not fear trade tariffs post-Brexit, says fishing chief

Bertie Armstrong agrees British catch could at least double after withdrawing from 'generous' common fisheries policy The UK should not be "frightened to death" of the trade tariffs that could be introduced after Brexit as they may not prove to be a disaster, the head of the Scottish fishing industry ...
Lisa O'Carroll and Libby Brooks / Guardian   |   Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:19:38

The chaotic route to train-crash Brexit

An orderly separation from the EU should not be taken for granted
FT   |   Mon, 19 Dec 2016 12:16:52

Turkey's 'emotional reality'

Probably you keep hearing about it all these days, the concept of After a spike in use around Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, the word has been named as Oxford Dictionary's word of the year.
Hurriyet   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 21:11:10

Fallout from Italy's referendum will be both financial and political

If the Italian PM loses the vote and quits, it would make it harder to fix a banking crisis that should have been tackled decades ago The eurozone crisis never went away; it was just overlooked in the Brexit upheaval. But you can rely on Italy to trigger thoughts of ...
Nils Pratley / Guardian   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 19:00:56

Ireland reports rise in relocation inquiries from UK-based finance firms

Dublin is vying with other cities including Frankfurt and Paris to lure banks and other UK companies concerned about Brexit Ireland's central bank has reported a substantial increase in the number of inquiries from UK-based financial services companies to operate from Dublin in the wake of the Brexit referendum. Applications ...
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 18:48:19

10 TIPS FOR BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL DIGITAL MARKETING CAMPAIGN IN 2017

2016 has been the year of the unexpected. From a Trump presidency to Brexit, I think I speak for most us when I say that I'm more than damn ready for a fresh start. There's a lot to look forward to in 2017 but not all change is bad. Especially ...
Promise Phelon, Contributor / Forbes   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 18:48:00

Oil price hits one-year high, as 'soft Brexit' hopes boost sterling - as it happened

Opec's production cap deal sends Brent crude surging over $53 per barrel, while the pound has hit a two-month high 'Gamechanger' Opec cut drives prices higher Petrol prices to rise, warn experts Sterling at two-month high against the euro Pound jumps on single market access hopes Analysts: Will deal really ...
Graeme Wearden / Guardian   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:46:30

MP asks spending watchdog to investigate Nissan Brexit deal

Andrew Tyrie, who chairs Treasury select committee, asks NAO to inquire into any government assurances made to carmaker Whitehall's spending watchdog could investigate the deal to keep Nissan making cars in north-east England, following a demand from the chair of an influential parliamentary committee. Andrew Tyrie, the chair of the ...
Rajeev Syal and Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:21:20

U.K. Could Pay for EU Market Access

The U.K. would consider making payments to the European Union's budget to secure the best possible trade access, the minister overseeing Britain's exit from the bloc said.
WSJ   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:59:05

UPDATE 2-Irish central bank not trying to put off Brexit movers

DUBLIN, Dec 1- Ireland's central bank is not seeking to dissuade financial firms from moving investment banking or trading operations to Dublin as a result of Brexit and is receiving applications from a range of sectors, its head of regulation said on Thursday. Roux said there was no need for ...
CNBC   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:46:00

Is this the latest broken Brexit promise?

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CNN   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:40:13

Another broken Brexit promise? U.K. may keep paying into EU budget

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CNN   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:39:45

Pound surges after minister opens door to EU access

Davis offers first glimpse of Brexit strategy with remark about single market entry fee
FT   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:50:03

Britain's Hammond won't rule out post-Brexit payments to EU

Chancellor Philip Hammond says Britain needs to be open to possibility of continuing to pay fees to gain access to the bloc's markets for businesses
Globe and Mail   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:42:46

Sterling hits 2-month high on perceived crack in Britain's 'hard Brexit' line

Sterling jetted to an almost three-month high in trade-weighted terms on Thursday, adding to its biggest monthly gains against the euro since 2009.
CNBC   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:13:00

The soft bigotry of low expectations

UK government may not even be aiming for the third-best Brexit
FT   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:53:56

Brexit surge for sterling turns back dollar rally

The dollar traded just off a 9-1/2-month high against the yen, steadying after a jump on news of an OPEC deal.
CNBC   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:38:00

UPDATE 1-Irish central bank not dissuading Brexit moves, receiving applications

DUBLIN, Dec 1- Ireland's central bank is not seeking to dissuade financial firms from moving investment banking or trading operations to Dublin as a result of Brexit and has begun receiving applications in some unnamed areas, its head of financial regulation said on Thursday. Banking sources told Reuters last week ...
CNBC   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:33:00

Irish central bank not dissuading Brexit moves, receiving applications

DUBLIN, Dec 1- Ireland's central bank is not seeking to dissuade financial firms from moving investment banking or trading operations to Dublin as a result of Brexit and has begun receiving applications in some unnamed areas, its head of financial regulation said on Thursday. Banking sources told Reuters last week ...
CNBC   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:08:00

GBP/JPY surge past 200-DMA, hits fresh post-Brexit highs

The GBP/JPY cross extended its strong near-term upward trajectory and broke through the very important 200-day SMA resistance to hit a fresh post-Brex
Haresh Menghani / FX Street   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:05:40

David Davis: UK may pay for access to EU single market

The UK may pay to get the "best possible" single market access, Brexit Secretary David Davis says.
BBC   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:44:45

Bitter sweet Brexit

If you like chocolate, Brexit and future trade negotiations should matter to you, writes BBC World News Komla Dumor Award winner Didi Akinyelure.
BBC   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:09:07

Now It's The SMMT And The Motor Industry That Gets Post-Brexit Tariffs Entirely, Completely, Wrong

Horrible warnings today that Brexit, that idea of Britain leaving the European Union, will raise car prices in Britain by as much as £1,500. This comes from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and is simply wrong. They've entirely misunderstood how trade and tariffs work. No, I'm sorry, ...
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:01:07

Populism: What next after Trump and Brexit?

After Brexit and the election of Trump, some argue that we are seeing a rise in populism. CNN's Nic Robertson explains why Europe could be the litmus test.
CNN   |   Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:44:12

'Xenophobia' is the word of the year for 2016, says Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com 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 Dictionary.com's Word Of The Year

There were a lot of surprises to come out of 2016, but being named Dictionary.com'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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