Brexit News Archive: 16 Jan 2017

Pound Slides After Theresa May's Speech Leaks: UK PM Lays Out "Clean EU Break" In 12-Point Plan

While hardly coming as much of a a surprise following the weekend's news that Theresa May would call for a "clean and hard Brexit", confirmation received moments ago from both the Telegraph, FT and Bloomberg that on Tuesday May will indeed declare that Britain is making a "clean break" from ...
Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:56:21

PM May to say Britain is leaving EU's single market

British Prime Minister Theresa May's 12 priorities for Brexit will include leaving the European Union's single market.
CNBC   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:26:00

Theresa May to set out 12-point plan for Brexit as she vows a clean break that does not leave the UK 'half-in, half-out'

Peter Dominiczak / Telegraph   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:03:01

Southeast Asia Stocks Fall Amid Fears of 'Hard' Brexit

The Bangkok Post. Thailand.
The Bangkok Post. Thailand. / World Affairs   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:38:16

Brexit & Beyond: U.K. Stocks, Pound Fall on Hard Brexit Fears, Germany to Respond on Corporate Tax, EU Pushes Back Against Trump

Brexit & Beyond: Europe in Flux is The Wall Street Journal's round-up of news and analysis of how Brexit will affect global business, economies and finance. You can sign up here. MUST READS A stack of British one pound sterling coins stand in front of British Union flag, also known ...
MoneyBeat   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:29:58

The Brief from Brussels: May to outline Brexit strategy

This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe's de facto political capital.
euronews   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:05:38

Sterling Slides Ahead of May Brexit Speech

Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the reasons behind Monday's sterling moves and gives his analysis on EURUSD, GBPUSD, AUDUSD, NZDUSD, USDCAD, EURGBP, USDJPY, GBPJPY, EURJPY, Gold, WTI crude, Brent crude and Dow. WTI/USD - Crude Steady in Thin Trade as US Markets Closed Pound Eyes "Flash Crash" Levels, ...
OANDA   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:13:51

XAU/USD - Gold Steady at $1200, Markets Eye May Speech on Brexit

Gold prices are steady in Monday's North American session, as the metal trades just above the $1200 level. The markets in the US are closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day, and thin liquidity means that traders can expect limited market movement. There are no US releases on the ...
OANDA   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:58:34

UPDATE 2-DBRS rating cut pushes up Italian yields, Brexit worries support Bunds

*Belgium appoints banks for 10- year bond sale. LONDON, Jan 16- Italy's government bond yields rose slightly on Monday after losing their last major A-grade sovereign credit rating, a move that could raise borrowing costs for the country's frail banking sector. Canadian agency DBRS downgraded Italy's credit rating on Friday ...
CNBC   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00

Theresa May's Brexit plans: What we know so far

Ahead of Theresa May's Brexit speech, here's what we know about the government's plans.
BBC   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:13:19

German Minister Talks Up Possibility of Compromise on Brexit

The U.K. need not cut its trade and economic ties with the European Union if it seeks a deal that's somewhere between the current single market and the World Trade Organization rules, a German minister told CNBC. However, the British government has to be aware that it needs to compromise ...
OANDA   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:03:56

WSJ City's Brexit Briefing: Sterling Faces Further Pain, Understanding May's Brexit Narrative

Download WSJ City for iPhone here or Android here. You'll need to open this email on your mobile device to do this. And you can sign up to receive this briefing direct to your inbox here. MUST READS FROM WSJ CITY Speculation that Britain is veering towards a hard Brexit ...
MoneyBeat   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:49:27

GBP/USD - Pound Dips Below 1.20 on Fears of Hard Brexit

The British pound started the week by briefly dropping below the 1.20 level. In Monday's North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2050. On the release front, British Rightmove HPI posted a gain of 0.4%. Later in the day, BoE Governor Mark Carney will deliver remarks at the London School ...
OANDA   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:36:52

Work permits at heart of UK's Brexit border plan

Theresa May prepares EU migration curbs, at the expense of single market membership
FT   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:29:07

EU nations react to Donald Trump's remarks

Merkel vows to work with US president 'on all levels' despite his remark that Brexit would 'end up being a great thing'.
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:03:51

Trump and Scottish golf resort profit from falling pound after Brexit vote

Turnberry, which president-elect bought in 2014, expects most profitable year thanks to exchange rate attracting US visitors Donald Trump's Ayrshire golf course is expecting its most profitable year thanks to the fall in the pound after the Brexit vote and an increase in staying visitors. Over the weekend, Trump said ...
Rupert Neate / Guardian   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:50:16

Are You Ready for 5 Big Banking Trends of 2017?

By Chris Skinner via Iris.xyz Without a doubt, 2016 was the year 'disruption' became tangible. Events like Brexit, the U.S. election and India's demonetization exercise brought home the reality we are living in a fast-changing global society where a sense of anti-establishment and rebellion is accelerating change. This shows no ...
ETF Trends   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:00:16

Trump: NATO obsolete, Merkel wrong, Brexit OK

NATO is Germany's Angela Merkel made a "catastrophic mistake" on refugees, Brexit will be "great" and the United States could cut a deal with Russia: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump unleashed a volley of broadsides on Jan. 15 in interviews with European media
Hurriyet   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:50:13

Pound slumps ahead of Brexit speech by UK Prime Minister Theresa May

The pound plunged further against other currencies on Monday ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's speech outlining the government's plans.
euronews   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:44:45

What to expect from Theresa May's big Brexit speech

Anand Menon / Telegraph   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:04:33

DealBook: What to Make of the ‘Davos Class’ in the Trump Era

The globalist elite gather in Switzerland to grapple with the world’s great challenges, but their relevance is in question in a time of Brexit and Trump.
ANDREW ROSS SORKIN / NY Times   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:48:48

Donald Trump says Britain was right to vote Brexit and he will offer a 'quick' and 'fair' trade deal

Christopher Hope / Telegraph   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:46:50

Pound falls ahead of Theresa May Brexit speech

Sterling hits its lowest level against the dollar since October's flash crash before later edging back up.
BBC   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:25:20

Sterling volatile as market speculates on 'hard Brexit'

Sterling traded cautiously, after slumping to a three-month low against the dollar, as investors wait to hear from UK's Theresa May.
CNBC   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:23:00

Theresa May 'stands ready' to turn Britain into a tax haven after Brexit

LONDON - Theresa May is ready to turn the UK into a low-tax, low-regulation haven after Brexit, her spokesperson confirmed today. Asked whether the prime minister backed comments made by the Chancellor Philip Hammond that the UK could be forced to abandon it's "European economy with European style taxation" her ...
Business Insider   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:22:22

DealBook: What to Make of the ‘Davos Class’ in the Trump Era

The globalist elite gather in Switzerland to grapple with the world’s great challenges, but their relevance is in question in a time of Brexit and Trump.
DealBook   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:18:10

The government is reportedly planning for market turbulence after May's Brexit speech

LONDON - The government expects turbulence in financial markets stemming from Prime Minister Theresa May's major Brexit speech on Tuesday, according to two separate news reports. In the speech to foreign ambassadors and diplomats, the prime minister will give the clearest signal yet that her government will push for a ...
Business Insider   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:12:47

UK: May's Brexit strategy in focus - BBH

Research Team at BBH suggests that when May became UK Prime Minister there was a small window of opportunity to change the trajectory and she could ha
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:40:10

UPDATE 1-DBRS ratings cut pushes up Italian yields, Brexit worries support Bunds

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields
Reuters   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:20:31

Southeast Asia stocks fall on fears of a 'hard' Brexit

Southeast Asian stock markets ended lower on Monday as investors turned jittery over concerns Britain faces a "hard" exit from the European Union, sending the pound to its lowest levels - bar a "flash crash" in October - in 32 years.
Bangkok Post   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:44:00

Hard Exit Talk Sent Sterling Below $1.20

The UK government strategy for Brexit is becoming clear. Even though roughly half of UK immigrants come from non-EU countries, in orders to control the other half, the UK will leave the single market. It will also not be subject to the European Court of Justice. A week ago Prime ...
Marc to Market   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:42:27

May Wants Unity Ahead of Brexit Negotiations

Prime Minister Theresa May will call on Britons to reject the acrimony of the Brexit referendum in a speech this week that some newspapers have billed as setting the stage for a "hard" exit from the European Union. Investors will scrutinise May's speech on Tuesday for clues on whether she ...
OANDA   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:22:39

It's Hard Brexit: May is set to pull Britain out of the single market and customs union

LONDON - Theresa May is set to announce on Tuesday that she is willing to take Britain out of both the European single market and customs union in order to gain full control over EU immigration to the UK, the Telegraph reports. In a major speech to foreign ambassadors and ...
Business Insider   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:21:00

GBP/USD: Recovery from Hard-Brexit sell-off stalls at 1.2085

The GBP/USD pair attempts yet another bounce beyond 1.20 handle, after the major reversed a brief dip to almost four-month lows struck at 1.1988 just
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:12:22

Trump Keen on Quick Trade Deal With UK

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said that Brexit would turn out to be a great thing and other countries would follow Britain out of the European Union but promised to strike a swift bilateral trade deal with the United Kingdom. Speaking in an interview with The Times of London newspaper five ...
OANDA   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:07:34

GLOBAL MARKETS-Investors turn wary on Brexit, Trump uncertainty

LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Investors bailed out of sterling and stock markets in Europe and Asia on Monday, seeking shelter in gold and the Japanese yen as uncertainty over the terms of Britain's...
Reuters   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:01:18

After The Brexit Vote, Why Has The U.K. Economy Proved So Resilient?

British politicians warned a vote for Brexit would damage the economy of the United Kingdom. Six months after the referendum, its economy is doing much better than predicted. Why?
Frank Langfitt / NPR   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:58:00

Global shares mostly lower amid worries over Brexit, Italy

Takata's shares fell in Tokyo after the air bag maker agreed to a guilty plea in the U.S. over massive recalls.
AP Business Writer / USA Today   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:31:11

UK PM May's Spokeswoman: Talk of hard Brexit is

Reuters quotes the spokeswoman for the UK PM Theresa May, as she soothes markets by saying that the talk of hard Brexit is
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:09:14

DBRS ratings cut pushes up Italian yields, Brexit worries support Bunds

LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Italy's government bond yields rose on Monday after the country's sovereign credit rating was downgraded by DBRS, a move that could raise borrowing costs for its frail...
Reuters   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:57:32

Trump wants a UK-US trade deal 'signature ready' for Brexit in 2019, says Gove - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day's political developments as they happen 8.55am GMT Unless you have managed to avoid all news this morning, you'll know by now that Donald Trump has given an interview to the Times and that it was conducted by Michael Gove, the former justice secretary and former ...
Andrew Sparrow / Guardian   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:55:56

Brexit May Trump Donald until Friday

FTSE 100 Index called to open +10pts at 7350, extending its month-long rising channel. An overnight bounce from 7340 keeps the index above Friday's close but also maintains steeper ascent from Thursday's lows. This could mean a bearish rising wedge forming, coinciding with completion of the bullish inverse head and ...
Proactive Investors   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:16:00

GBP: UK Prime Minister May's Brexit speech in focus - MUFG

Lee Hardman, Currency Analyst at MUFG, notes that the pound has weakened sharply early in the Asian trading session resulting in cable breaking below
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:00:13

Asian shares lower amid Brexit worries, Takata falls

Takata's shares fell in Tokyo after the air bag maker agreed to a guilty plea in the U.S. over massive recalls.
Associated Press / USA Today   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:53:30

Pound falls to lowest level since flash crash on Brexit worries - business live

Investors selling sterling on renewed fears of hard Brexit ahead of Theresa May speech 7.45am GMT With the pound weaker, the FTSE 100 is indeed expected to hit new heights: Our European opening calls:$FTSE 7351 up 13$DAX 11591 down 39$CAC 4907 down 15$IBEX 9481 down 31$MIB 19436 down 79 7.42am ...
Nick Fletcher / Guardian   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:45:36

UK chancellor: Britain can change its economic model

Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, talks about the likelihood of "Hard Brexit" happening in the future for the U.K. economy.
CNBC   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:50:00

GBP/USD in flash crash region on 1.20, Hard-Brexit weighs

The GBP/USD pair gapped almost 200-pips lower at the start of a brand new week, and now extends its downside consolidation below 1.2050 levels as we h
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:29:12

Proceed with caution: Resilience of financial markets to Brexit, Trump shocks may not last

Can anything upset financial markets? This is a question which would have sounded ludicrous to most investors if they had been asked at the beginning of last year whether Britain's decision to vote to leave the European Union (EU) and the victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential election ...
Nicholas Spiro / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:05:08

NATO, Russia, Merkel, Brexit: Trump unleashes broadsides on Europe

/ Japan Times   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:41:00

Live: Sterling gets a pounding ahead of Theresa May's key Brexit speech

Our live blog is tracking reactions as investors predict May will announce plans to fully break away from the EU's common market.
CNBC   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:36:00

Sterling skids to three-month low on hard Brexit concerns

Concerns about Donald Trump's economic plans compound uncertainty in the market as the pound slips as low as $1.1983 The pound has slipped to three-month lows in Asian trading with investors again spooked by concerns over Britain's exit from the European Union. Sterling sank 1.6% to as low as $1.1983 ...
Reuters / Guardian   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:07

UK pound falls ahead of Theresa May speech, yuan little changed

The British pound slumped sharply on Monday as investors worried that British Prime Minister Theresa May would announce a hard Brexit on Tuesday. The sterling weakened by over 200 points on Monday morning against the US dollar and was traded at US$1.2058, down 1.25 per cent or 152 points at ...
Jennifer Li / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:44:52

Pound sags amid 'hard Brexit' signals ahead of May speech

LONDON (AP) - The British pound fell to a three-month low amid reports Prime Minister Theresa May will signal her willingness to make a clean break with the European Union.
Associated Press   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:44:00

Trump's UK trade pledge: hurdles to a quick deal

Brexit terms, competing interests and sheer complexity could all delay agreement
FT   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:36:25

British pound sags ahead of prime minister's Brexit speech

Prime Minister Theresa May is set to reveal details of Britain's closely guarded plans for leaving the European Union.
USA Today   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:42:47

GBP/USD - holds 1.20... for how long?

GBP/USD gapped lower at 1.20 in response to news reports suggesting that UK PM Theresa May is all set to call for 'hard Brexit' on Tuesday. A recover
Omkar Godbole / FX Street   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:27:08

Risk-off grips Asia amid Hard-Brexit concerns

The Asian markets opened the week on a weaker note, with most major indices down in the red zone, as investors move away from risky assets in wake ren
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:11:08

USD/JPY loses altitude, finds support around 114.00 handle

The Dollar-Yen pair is extending the five-day losing streak in Asia as the heightened fears of hard Brexit is weighing over the GBP/JPY cross. The sp
Omkar Godbole / FX Street   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 02:53:16

Sterling slides to 3-month lows on 'hard Brexit' fears

Sterling dived to three-month lows, after media reports that the British government is prepared to make a "hard" Brexit.
CNBC   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:51:00

Nato is 'obsolete', says Trump as he suggests Russia nuclear deal and praises Brexit

President-elect Donald Trump, in remarks published on Sunday, described Nato as and suggested a deal with Russia that would reduce nuclear arsenals and ease sanctions on Moscow. He also hailed Britain's exit from the EU and backed a speedy trade deal with the UK, but condemned as Chancellor Angela Merkel's ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:50:54

30 Under 30 Europe: Meet The Law & Policy Class Of 2017

From Brexit to the Italian Referendum, it has been a tumultuous year for European politics. But these young voices are already shaping and will continue to shape policymaking from both the public and private sectors as the world navigates these uncertain times.
Alexandra Wilson, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:40:00

Donald Trump Says Refugee Crisis And Threats To UK Identity Drove Brexit

In a wide-ranging interview with the Times of London on Sunday, President-elect Donald Trump said he believes the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union "is going to end up being a great thing" and argued that threats to British identity were a main reason the UK voted to leave ...
Huffington Post   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:31:05

Trump: Brexit 'a great thing', NATO 'obsolete'

Trump grants post-election interviews to two European newspapers, predicts further EU breakup The post Trump: Brexit 'a great thing', NATO 'obsolete' appeared first on Macleans.ca .
The Associated Press / Macleans   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:54:27

Pound skids on Brexit worry; investors await Trump clarity

Dealers said the market was reacting in part to a report in the Sunday Times that U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will use a speech on Tuesday to signal plans for a ' hard Brexit'
Wayne Cole / Globe and Mail   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:52:49

Pound sinks ahead of UK PM Brexit speech

The pound sterling plunged against the greenback on Monday during Asian trade, ahead of a key speech by U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May scheduled for Tuesday.
CNBC   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:50:00

Newspaper headlines: Trump to 'make Brexit great' with trade deal

Donald Trump's first UK interview is one of many stories featured on Monday's front pages.
BBC   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:45:07

Donald Trump praises UK's Brexit decision

US President-elect Donald Trump says the UK is "doing great" following the decision to leave the EU.
BBC   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:21:51

GLOBAL MARKETS-Sterling skids on Brexit worry; investors await Trump clarity

SYDNEY, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Sterling slid to three-month lows in Asia on Monday with investors again spooked by concerns over Britain's exit from the European Union, while U.S. policy uncertainty...
Reuters   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:58:30

Britain's May to call for national unity in major Brexit speech

PM to call on UK to reject the Brexit acrimony and unite around the vision of a Britain more open to the world.
CNBC   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:46:00

FX Weekly Preview: Five Events that Will Drive the Capital Markets in the Week Ahead

Bank of Canada may be more upbeat following strong jobs and trade figures. China's President Xi will speak at Davos and likely defend globalization and free trade, which some think the US is abandoning. UK PM May's speech on Brexit may be blunted by few surprises, collapse of the government ...
SNB CHF Blog   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:43:56

Pound falls ahead of Theresa May Brexit speech

The pound sinks below $1.20 ahead of a key speech from Theresa May on Brexit this week.
BBC   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:31:05

GBP/USD start of week hard Brexit talk volatility, back on the 1.20 handle

GBP/USD is back above the psychological 1.2000 after a bearish opening gap that took the pound down over 200 pips vs the greenback at the start of a w
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:23:27

Trump says Brexit to be 'a great thing'

The President-elect commented on Brexit and an arms reduction deal with Russia in a recent interview.
CNBC   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:23:00

Donald Trump says UK 'doing great' after Brexit vote

US President-Elect Donald Trump says the UK was "so smart in getting out" of the European Union.
BBC   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:13:50

Asian shares mostly lower amid Brexit worries, Takata falls

TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares were mostly lower Monday morning amid worries about Britain's exit from the European Union, and Takata stock dropped in Tokyo after the air bag maker agreed to a guilty plea in the U.S. over massive recalls.
Associated Press   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:09:00

Sterling sets 3-month low on Brexit

Sterling was hit by anxiety ahead of a key speech by U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May.
CNBC   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:48:00

GBP/USD: sold off below 1.2000 on hard Brexit weekend news

GBP/USD has opened in early Asia under much scrutiny and has sold off on the back of hard Brexit fears post the weekend news. Over the weekend, the p
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:46:02

Nicola Sturgeon attacks Theresa May 'clean Brexit' plan as Ruth Davidson comes under fire

Simon Johnson / Telegraph   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:34:33

Sterling below $1.20 ahead of May Brexit speech

PM expected to signal that Britain will fully break out of EU's common market
FT   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:29:43

Theresa May's speech to warn EU of risk of giving UK a raw Brexit deal

PM is expected to build on chancellor's combative language by highlighting other potentially lucrative deals Britain can seek Theresa May will aim to strike a defiant tone in her upcoming Brexit speech on the risks to the rest of the EU of giving Britain a raw deal, echoing the combative ...
Heather Stewart Political editor and Philip Oltermann in Berlin / Guardian   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:04:55

Trump: Brexit 'a great thing,' EU to continue to break apart

NEW YORK (AP) - Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said England's decision to leave the European Union would "end up being a great thing" and predicted the bloc would continue to break apart.
Associated Press   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:36:00

Theresa May To Call For "Clean And Hard Brexit" As UK Warns Of "Market Correction"

While the track record of the Sunday Times over the past 24 hours is somewhat spotty, following a report that as his foreign trip abroad once officially president, Trump is planning a summit with Putin in Reykjavik, which in turn was promptly denied by Trump staffers who called the story ...
Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:00:07

Theresa May's Brexit plan: what we know so far

Already there are strong hints about the sort of deal UK prime minister would like
FT   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:28:26

Theresa May will finally detail her Brexit plan Tuesday

British Prime Minister Theresa May will detail her plan for Brexit, the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union, in a major speech Tuesday, urging her country to "unite to make a success and build a truly global Britain." Her government has been under fire for delaying its debut of ...
The Week   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:44:45

UK's Economic Model Could Change Post-Brexit - Rather The Point, Isn't It?

Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has noted that Britain might need to change its economic model after Brexit happens. At which point, that was rather the point of laving the European Union, wasn't it? That we would then have the freedom to change our economic model? At least ...
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:38:00

Theresa May to unveil Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May will urge the country to "make a success and build a truly global Britain" when she makes her most detailed speech yet on the country's plans for Brexit.
CNN   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:49:36

Corbyn attacks May's "bargain basement" Brexit plan

Telegraph Video / Telegraph   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:38:07

Brexit: UK 'could change economic model' if single market access denied

The UK could change its economic model if denied access to EU markets, Chancellor Philip Hammond says.
BBC   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:36:31

Britain says bad Brexit deal would force it to offer steep tax cuts

Chancellor tells German newspaper: British people are not going to lie down wounded
FT   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:11:34

Hammond: No Deal and I'll Make UK Tax Haven of Europe

Fighting talk from Phil Hammond, who tells German paper Die Welt he will make Britain the tax haven of Europe if the EU refuses to agree a reasonable Brexit deal: "If we have no access to the European market, if we are closed off, if Britain were to leave the ...
Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:05:56

Theresa May is trapped between a rock and a hard Brexit

The prime minister's simultaneous promises to exit the EU and look after the interests of Remainers simply cannot be given credence Theresa May is hopelessly conflicted. Quite simply, she cannot reconcile her promise to look after the interests of those who voted Remain with her commitment to a hard Brexit. ...
William Keegan / Guardian   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 06:59:09

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