Brexit News Archive: 22 Dec 2016

Tesla to hike UK prices by 5% in the new year

US electric car maker blames 'currency fluctuations', as other companies cue up price increases in wake of Brexit vote Electric carmaker Tesla Motors is blaming "currency fluctuations" for the decision to push up the price of models sold in the UK by 5% in the new year. The US firm's ...
Zoe Wood / Guardian   |   Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:43:07

EU's 38 national and regional parliaments to get post-Brexit trade deal veto

Steven Swinford / Telegraph   |   Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:00:28

An EU court made it very clear that all members will be able to veto Britain's post-Brexit trade deal

A new European Court of Justice ruling has made it more difficult for Britain to seal a major trade deal with the European Union post-Brexit. The European Court of Justice's Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston published a legal opinion saying that all 38 national and regional parliaments, around five regional and ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 22 Dec 2016 08:20:48

Car output rises 12.8% to 17-year high in November

Some 78% of vehicles made in 2016 were exported despite Brexit uncertainty
FT   |   Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:00:35

EU's national and regional parliaments to get Brexit deal veto

Steven Swinford / Telegraph   |   Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:47:18

Monte dei Paschi Bailout May Include Government Ownership

The impending government bailout of troubled Italian banks, led by Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, a whisper conversation during the Brexit vote, is coming front and center as partial government ownership is one reported potential outcome. The move for [...] The post Monte dei Paschi Bailout May Include Government ...
Value Walk   |   Wed, 21 Dec 2016 18:44:27

Brexit & Beyond: German Police Seek Tunisian Over Berlin Attack, Trade Deals Need National Lawmakers' Okay, Record Outflows From Euro

Brexit & Beyond is taking a short break from Dec. 23 and will be back Jan. 3. For Brexit coverage throughout the holiday period, visit WSJ.com. MUST READS German federal police issued this photo of truck-attack suspect Anis Amri with a wanted notice, warning that the Tunisian man could be ...
MoneyBeat   |   Wed, 21 Dec 2016 18:37:34

Pound and Brexit: 2017's unenviable guessing game

UK economy has avoided recession but markets are anxious about next year's exit talks
FT   |   Wed, 21 Dec 2016 16:15:39

Japan's SMFG searches for post-Brexit EU

TOKYO, Dec 22- Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group is studying sites for a new banking headquarters in Europe, its president said, joining global peers looking for alternatives to London in the wake of Britain's vote to quit the European Union. Japan's third-largest banking group however was keeping its options open and ...
CNBC   |   Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:00:00