Brexit News Archive: 18 Jan 2017

May's Brexit Will Be Both Hard and Risky

British Prime Minister Theresa May presented her opening gambit on January 17 for the upcoming Brexit negotiations. She signaled that her government strives for a clean and hard Brexit, including a UK departure from the EU Internal Market and-apparently-the EU Customs Union. Control over...
Petersen Institute   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:19:01

Red lines and battlelines: Early fights that will shape Brexit outcome

Opening confrontations may show if there is basis for viable deal
FT   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:55:47

Europe reacts to Theresa May's Lancaster House speech

Open Europe's Alex Greer reviews the political, business and press reactions in Europe to Theresa May's Lancaster House speech setting out her Government's objectives in the upcoming Brexit negotiations. The post Europe reacts to Theresa May's Lancaster House speech appeared first on Open Europe .
Open Europe   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:31:05

Supreme Court to Deliver Brexit Ruling on January 24

The Guardian. UK.
The Guardian. UK. / World Affairs   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:58:03

EU leaders respond to UK PM's Brexit speech

Two high-ranking EU officials have responded cautiously to Theresa May's speech in which she confirmed that the UK would leave the single market.
euronews   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:28:10

Theresa May's Brexit speech leaves small firms in the dark

No access to EU's single market and replacement deals potentially decades away heightens uncertainty for UK businesses Theresa May's speech on Tuesday was the government's first informative announcement on what the UK will look like after Brexit. A customs union with the EU has been ruled out so the UK ...
Swati Dhingra / Guardian   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:18:50

UK Supreme Court to issue Brexit decision on Jan. 24

Britain's Supreme Court will issue its decision on whether UK Prime Minister Theresa May need to consult the parliament before invoking Article 50 of
Haresh Menghani / FX Street   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:54:09

Supreme Court Brexit ruling: When is it and will it derail leaving the EU?

Telegraph Reporters / Telegraph   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:37:34

The German reaction to Theresa May's speech: A mixed response to 'hard Brexit'

Theresa May's speech on 17 January laid out some of the key aims of the UK government as it seeks to leave the European Union. Inez von Weitershausen presents an overview of the reactions from Germany, writing that responses ranged from anger and disappointment to more hopeful calls for a ...
EUROPP   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:30:50

Toyota warns of Brexit damage to UK operations

Carmaker says competitiveness at risk and calls for Nissan-style reassurances
FT   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:17:07

UBS will have to move bankers out of London because of Brexit

UBS has become the latest bank to publicly restate it is planning to moving staff out of London because of Brexit, just a day after the Prime Minister's landmark speech.
Here Is The City   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:55:56

Theresa May's Brexit will bring about a diminished Britain

The prime minister has bowed to the logic of solipsism
FT   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:50:53

In Speech, Theresa May Outlines Clean Break for U.K.

In long-awaited remarks, the British prime minister emphasized regaining control of immigration, even if it means losing E.U. trading advantages.
DealBook   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:37:04

HSBC to move 1,000 staff from London to Paris after Brexit

HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, plans to shift around 1,000 workers, who generate around 20 percent of its trading revenue to Paris, post-Brexit.
euronews   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:34:10

UK v Europe: newspaper reactions to Brexit speech

While the British press cheered, continental counterparts rolled their eyes
FT   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:23:40

UK ministers warn EU against 'punitive' Brexit deal

Johnson and Davis evoke second world war in defence of May speech
FT   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:59:34

Theresa May's Brexit Plan: I Want, I Want, I Want

Theresa May wanted to show a friendly yet tough face to her country's European allies. But her Brexit speech showed one thing above all: The British prime minister is blind to reality.
Spiegel   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:46:46

EU, UK take contrasting messages from May's Brexit speech

LONDON (AP) - European Union leaders on Wednesday countered U.K. optimism about a smooth and mutually beneficial divorce between Britain and the EU, declaring that, no matter what British Prime Theresa May thinks, Britain can't dictate the terms of the separation.
Associated Press   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:35:00

Business warned to act over Brexit uncertainty

Lack of EU deal increases need for residency applications, immigration experts say
FT   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:31:07

HSBC's chief executive reiterates plan to relocate 1,000 staff to Paris as part of Brexit shakeup

HSBC Holdings is likely to transfer about 1,000 jobs from London to Paris as a result of Brexit, bringing it in line with other international banks such as Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas and Morgan Stanley, which are also relocating parts of their operations to European Union jurisdictions, according to HSBC ...
Enoch Yiu / South China Morning Post   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:49:49

HSBC to shift staff from Britain to Paris after Brexit

No staff to move for at least 2 years; bank would set up France holding company
Globe and Mail   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:25:14

The EU Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator is taking the fight to Theresa May

LONDON - One of the EU's chief Brexit negotiators has dismissed Theresa May's landmark Brexit speech, warning that the days of "UK are over. Guy Verhofstadt, a staunch federalist and long-time opponent of Britain leaving the 28-nation bloc, posted a series of tweets on Tuesday evening suggesting that he has ...
Business Insider   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:16:45

GBP/USD - Pound Retracts After Surging on May's Brexit Speech

The pound has dipped on Wednesday, after posting spectacular gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, GBP/USD is trading just above the 1.23 level. On the release front, British employment numbers were strong, as wage growth and unemployment claims were better than expected. In the US, we'll get a look at ...
OANDA   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:12:46

No access to EU single market could be 'absolutely disastrous' for farmers

LONDON - Failure to secure full access to the single market after Brexit could be "absolutely disastrous" for agriculture, according to Britain's biggest farming union. Prime minister Theresa May confirmed in a speech on Tuesday morning that she would pursue a "hard Brexit", shorthand for pulling Britain out of the ...
Business Insider   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:34:50

GBP: Hard Brexit fears may have peaked in the near-term - MUFG

Lee Hardman, Currency Analyst at MUFG, notes that the pound got caught up in a big position squeeze yesterday which resulted in cable rising sharply b
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:18:33

David Davis pressed over Brexit timing

Brexit secretary David Davis says negotiations will be done and dusted in two years.
BBC   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:13:37

Europe gets ready for 'messy' Brexit talks

"These things have a tendency to get messy," Alexander Stubb, former prime minister of Finland told CNBC.
CNBC   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:56:00

UPDATE 1-HSBC to shift staff from Britain to Paris after Brexit

* Shares up 1 percent by 0821 GMT (Adds details, share price)
Reuters   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:42:57

Theresa May Brexit Speech: PM reveals UK Will Leave Single Market, Flags Australia Trade Deal

Theresa May Brexit Speech: PM reveals UK Will Leave Single Market, Flags Australia Trade Deal I think it is good to get the Australian perspective on this and here is The Sydney Morning Herald's article on Mrs May's speech: London: British prime minister Theresa May has flagged a trade deal ...
Proactive Investors   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:39:00

David Davis: Parliament will not block Brexit

Laura Hughes / Telegraph   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:19:56

HSBC CEO: Brexit will push bankers making 20% of London revenue to Europe

LONDON – Bankers generating around a fifth of HSBC's London revenue will move to Europe as a result of Brexit, CEO Stuart Gulliver said in an interview with Bloomberg Television. "Specifically what will happen is those activities covered specifically by European financial regulation will need to move, looking at our ...
Business Insider   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:13:31

Spanish government will be reasonable on Brexit, says economy minister

Spain will act reasonably in Brexit negotiations with the U.K., Economy Minister Luis de Guindos told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday.
CNBC   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:54:00

Trade truths for May's vision of a 'Global Britain'

Five hurdles on the prime minister's chosen path for the UK after Brexit
FT   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:32:50

Theresa May's speech: The Prime Minister has set the wrong course on Brexit

On 17 January, Theresa May gave an outline of the objectives the UK government intends to pursue in its negotiations to leave the European Union. Steve Peers reacts to the contents of the speech, arguing that although some of the speech was valuable, the decision to leave the single market ...
EUROPP   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:30:57

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Wednesday. HSBC CEO Stuart Gulliver said trading operations that generate about 20% of revenue for the lender's investment bank in London may move to Paris, quantifying some of the aftershocks for the UK after Brexit. "Activities specifically covered by ...
Business Insider   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:48:43

Deutsche Börse CEO: Want dual HQ in London and Frankfurt

Deutsche Börse CEO, Carsten Kengeter talks about how the "Hard Brexit" outcome may - or may not - impact the company's strategic future.
CNBC   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:32:00

Live: Dollar tumbles to a one-month low as Trump says the currency is 'too strong'

Our live blog is tracking reactions after Trump's comments on the dollar sent the index tumbling to its lowest level in more than a month.
CNBC   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:08:00

UK: PM May's tone of the speech was constructive and optimistic - ANZ

Analysts at ANZ note that the UK PM Theresa May outlined her government's objectives for Brexit negotiations overnight. Key Quotes "Essentially the
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:28:56

May outlines vision for a full Brexit with a 'bold and ambitious' trade deal

Prime Minister Theresa May has finally outlined what Brexit really means for her: Britain going it alone, fully disentangled from the European Union while hoping the bloc will agree to a comprehensive trade deal. Britain will exit the EU's vast internal market for goods and services and will instead try ...
Japan Times   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:20:30

Newspaper headlines: Theresa May's Brexit 'deal or no deal'

Theresa May's long-awaited speech on her strategy for Brexit leads Wednesday's front pages.
BBC   |   Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:17:37

'Little Britain': newspapers in Europe mock UK and Theresa May over PM's Brexit speech

Our Foreign Staff / Telegraph   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:48:23

Uncertainty over Trump and Brexit hits stocks and dollar while gold jumps

Stocks and the dollar fell and gold rose yesterday as investors looked for safety after President-elect Donald Trump said the US currency was too strong, while sterling jumped as UK Prime Minister Theresa May promised Parliament a vote on Brexit. Wall Street opened lower, weighed down by financial and healthcare ...
Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:01:00

Theresa May's Brexit blueprint - and the verdict on her plans for the UK's future outside the EU

Christopher Hope / Telegraph   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:30:23

Brexit: Theresa May tells EU that 'no deal is better than a bad deal for Britain'

Peter Dominiczak / Telegraph   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:00:00

British Prime Minister Theresa May just told the world the UK is serious about leaving the EU

Brexit architect Nigel Farage appears to be thrilled. In her first major speech outlining London's plan for shepherding the UK out of the European Union, British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out a vision for a cleaner break from Europe than many Brexit critics had hoped for. May said the ...
Vox   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:40:01

Stocks Falling into Final Hour on Brexit Worries, Protectionism Fears, Yen Strength, Financial/Biotech Sector Weakness

Broad Equity Market Tone: Advance/Decline Line: Substantially Lower Sector Performance: Most Sectors Declining Volume: Slightly Below Average Market Leading Stocks: Investor Angst: Volatility(VIX) 12.12 +7.93% Euro/Yen Carry Return Index 126.01 -.34% Emerging Markets Currency Volatility(VXY) 10.95 -.90% S&P 500 Implied Correlation 48.04 +1.09% ISE Sentiment Index 75.0 -20.21% Total Put/Call ...
Between the Hedges   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:31:00

What people in Birmingham think about Theresa May's Brexit speech

The BBC asks people in Birmingham what they think about UK PM Theresa May's Brexit speech.
BBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:27:55

TREASURIES OUTLOOK-Bonds gain as Trump comments, Brexit boost safety buying

In comments to the Wall Street Journal, Trump said a key part of the House Republican's corporate-tax plan is "too complicated" and that the U.S. dollar is too strong, making it difficult for U.S. companies to compete with China. Renewed concerns over Britain's planned exit from the European Union also ...
CNBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:27:00

Dollar dips on Trump comments; sterling heads for biggest rise since 2008

Theresa May triggered the pound's biggest jump in eight years.
CNBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:19:00

Apple App Store Prices In The U.K. Will Rise More Than 25 Percent This Year

Thanks to Brexit and the volatility in the British pound, Apple device users in the U.K. can expect to pay significantly higher prices on the Apple App Store this year. The price increases will impact both the iOS and Mac [...] The post Apple App Store Prices In The U.K. ...
Value Walk   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:45:44

Trump's comments on strength of dollar prop up gold

Gold jumped to its highest in nearly eight weeks on Tuesday after Donald Trump said the dollar was "too strong."
CNBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:43:00

Brexit & Beyond: Theresa May Lays Out Brexit Plan, Signals Single Market Exit; Pound Rallies; City Reacts

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 British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers her keynote speech on Brexit at Lancaster House on Tuesday. PHOTO: ...
WSJ Brussels   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:34:03

Brexit: UK to leave single market, says Theresa May

Theresa May sets out UK hopes for Brexit talks, warning that "no deal is better than a bad deal".
BBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:18:57

May insists no Brexit deal 'better than bad deal'

Unease in Brussels as exit strategy comes with veiled threat
FT   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:59:55

Is a 'hard Brexit' the best way for UK to leave EU?

British Prime Minister Theresa May outlines her country's plan to leave the European Union.
Al Jazeera   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:53:27

Why Theresa May's Brexit speech spurred a sterling recovery - but don't get too excited

shutterstock.com The pound reacted positively to Theresa May's Brexit speech, but don't let this give you the impression that it is good news for the UK economy. The bounce from around US$1.2150 to around $1.2380 at 5pm UK time on Tuesday is probably no more than what is known as ...
Keith Pilbeam, Professor of Economics, City, University of London / The Conversation   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:39:26

Pound soars but FTSE falls after Theresa May's Brexit speech

Sterling makes biggest one-day gain since 1998 against dollar, but analysts say rally is likely to be temporary The pound clocked up its biggest one-day gain since 1998 against the dollar on Tuesday as traders seized on Theresa May's pledge that parliament would vote on any Brexit deal and welcomed ...
Katie Allen / Guardian   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:37:34

May's bold vision of Britain after Brexit

A refreshingly optimistic tone leaves many details to be decided
FT   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:30:29

Open Europe responds to Theresa May's Lancaster House speech

Theresa May's Lancaster House speech sought to answer the question: does the Government have a plan for Brexit? Open Europe's judgement is that she succeeded. And she also started to set out a wider vision for the UK's relationship with the EU, linking it both to Britain's place in the ...
Open Europe   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:17:41

Theresa May's hard Brexit hinges on a dated vision of global trade

A landmark speech by Theresa May, the prime minister of the UK, setting the direction of the country for its foreseeable future appears to place Britain firmly outside of the EU. May has finally made it clear that Brexit means leaving the European single market - and the customs union ...
Martin Smith, Anniversary Professor of Politics, University of York / The Conversation   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:16:51

Theresa May lays out her 12 priorities for Brexit negotiations

The important points in the UK prime minister's speech today, explained. Press Association/Kirsty Wigglesworth. All rights reserved.UK prime minister Theresa May's long awaited speech was intended to clarify the future of Brexit negotiations. Did it fulfil its promise? In many ways, May's speech was a reiteration of earlier pledges to ...
Open Democracy   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:06:01

The Brief from Brussels: Theresa May sets out Brexit roadmap

This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the day's top stories from Europe's de facto political capital.
euronews   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:00:23

Oil Prices Boosted By Struggling U.S. Dollar

With the U.S. dollar being dealt a most solid dose of the whoop-bang-wallops (WBWs), crude prices cannot help but be propelled higher today. The great British pound on track for its best day since 2008, as the promise of a parliamentary vote on Brexit has sent it on a madcap ...
Oil Price   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:14:58

Whether you're leave or remain, Theresa May just betrayed you on Brexit | Tim Farron

Nine out of 10 voters want Britain in the single market, yet May is ripping us out. Only the Lib Dems are fighting to oppose this treachery Today's speech on Brexit was yet another hopeless attempt by the prime minister to mask the fact that the government has absolutely no ...
Tim Farron / Guardian   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:13:53

How to read Theresa May's Brexit speech

Almost seven months after the vote to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has finally given some much needed clarity on how Brexit will happen. Or has she? May cast an optimistic tone on the vote to leave as she made a long-awaited speech in London, characterising Brexit ...
Paul James Cardwell, Reader in EU External Relations Law, University of Sheffield / The Conversation   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:09:08

US dollar hits 4-week low on Trump; sterling set for biggest rise since 2008 on PM May's speech

The US dollar fell to a four-week low on Tuesday, moving lower against all Group of 10 currencies with sterling leading the charge after a soothing speech on Brexit from British Prime Minister Theresa May triggered the pound's largest one-day percentage gain since 2008. A recent sell-off in the dollar ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:50:48

Apple's UK App Store prices will rise 25 percent following Brexit currency fluctuations

Prices in the UK's App Store are set to rise 25 percent as the pound continues to lose value after Brexit. The Verge reports.
CNBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:31:00

Brexit linked weaker pound boosts UK inflation to 1.6%

Inflation in Britain rose strongly in December as the Brexit vote caused the pound to weaken pushing up the cost of imported raw materials.
euronews   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:29:05

PM May Vows to Give Final Brexit Deal Parliament Vote

The Guardian. UK.
The Guardian. UK. / World Affairs   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:27:15

Markets tread lower before key Brexit speech

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Europe's main stock markets slid Tuesday but the pound rebounded somewhat, as British Prime Minister Theresa May was set to make a hotly-anticipated speech on Brexit strategy.
The China Post   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:15:00

It Doesn't Look Like It, But U.K. Stocks Rallied after Brexit Speech

The U.K.'s flagship equity index slumped after Prime Minister Theresa May finally gave some clarity to her Brexit intentions. But despite appearances, the stock market actually welcomed Tuesday's speech. The headline FTSE 100 index was down 1.1% on the day by late afternoon, even as sterling surged 2.8% against the ...
MoneyBeat   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:11:31

Theresa May's speech means the Brexit phony war may be ending

Two things were new - and we're going to hear a lot about 'phases' from now on
FT   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:10:20

GBP/JPY: hard rally post May's Brexit speech

Currently, GBP/JPY is trading at 139.85, up 1.74% on the day, having posted a daily high at 140.15 and low at 137.07. PM May's conciliatory speech ea
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:04:14

UK Aims For Middle East Free Trade Deal As May Outlines Brexit Strategy

British Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that the Gulf countries are hoping to sign a free trade deal with the UK, in a major speech outlining the core principles the UK will adopt in its
Dominic Dudley, Contributor / Forbes   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:01:00

'Ready as soon as UK is': How Europe's leaders reacted to Theresa May's Brexit speech

Our Foreign Staff / Telegraph   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:37:56

Nicola Sturgeon: Second referendum now 'more likely' after Theresa May's Brexit speech

Auslan Cramb / Telegraph   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:29:11

May touts clean Brexit break but it could be anything but

Confirmation of a 'hard Brexit' may be a blessing, but with trade issues still lingering it's still far from clear sailing
ERIC REGULY / Globe and Mail   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:22:22

Theresa May confirms it'll be a hard Brexit - here's what that means for UK trade

Today, Theresa May confirmed that the UK government intends to leave the EU's single market and customs union. The consequences of this decision from a trade perspective should not be underestimated. The single market has been the central feature of the European project from its very inception in the aftermath ...
Billy Melo Araujo, Lecturer - EU and International Economic law, Queen's University Belfast / The Conversation   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:17:27

Brexit: Business and industry react to May's speech

Business generally welcomes Theresa May's speech as providing clarity, but they still want more detail.
BBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:08:01

Pound posts biggest gain since 2008 on May's Brexit plan

Market reaction to prime minister's speech: what you need to know
FT   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:02:44

Europe sees UK set for 'hard' Brexit after May speech

Europeans see a "hard" UK Brexit looming - but welcome more British clarity on future EU ties.
BBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:57:04

May spoke to Sturgeon before Brexit speech

Scotland's first minister claims leaving the single market will be "economically catastrophic" for the UK but says Scotland can make a "different choice".
BBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:52:44

Theresa May's Brexit speech

British Prime Minister Theresa May said parliament would vote on the final Brexit plan, and warned EU nations against trying to impose a deal.
CNN   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:46:53

Bravado only partially masks contradictions in Theresa May's speech

PM's address will reassure critics that she has given Brexit plenty of thought, but questions about UK's strategy remain Working on the theory that the best way to get what you want is to look like you don't want it very much, Theresa May began her Brexit negotiations as she ...
Dan Roberts Brexit policy editor / Guardian   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:45:56

May's Brexit speech: what she said and what she meant

Key statements from the prime minister's blueprint for the UK's future
FT   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:44:03

PM May's conciliatory speech eases Hard-Brexit fears in the near-term - MUFG

Lee Hardman, Currency Analyst at MUFG, shared important comments regarding Prime Minister May's Brexit strategy. Key Quotes "UK Prime Minister May
Jose Ricaurte Jaen / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:43:44

Brexit clarity welcome but hard work starts now

The UK prime minister offers Europe carrot and stick, writes Sebastian Payne
FT   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:42:45

Rejection of Brexit deal by UK parliament won't stop EU exit -minister

LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Britain will still leave the European Union even if parliament votes against the final terms of the deal, Brexit minister David Davis told parliament on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:36:36

TREASURIES-Bonds gain as Trump comments, Brexit boost safety buying

* Trump protectionist fears boost bonds * Brexit concerns remain after May comments * Fed's Dudley: new Fed action unlikely near term By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Jan 17 (Reuters) -...
Reuters   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:36:26

UK Prime Minister May seeks customs deal with EU after Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Jan. 17 her country sought some kind of a customs agreement with the European Union, from which it is expected to launch its withdrawal soon after Britons decided in a referendum known as Brexit decided to leave the bloc
Hurriyet   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:35:13

'Theresa, you must be SO proud': Sue Perkins bashes Prime Minister on Twitter after Brexit speech

Helena Horton / Telegraph   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:35:01

Daily Digest 1/17 - Trump Would Win Trade War With China, How Stress Leads To CVD

Trump would win trade war with China, says aide May Pledges Vote on Brexit Taking U.K. Out Of EU's Single Market Trump's Health Secretary Pick in Trouble Over Insider Trading Accusations How Do You Inspire Women to Run for Office? Elect Trump. Beyond Distrust: How Americans View Their Government Brain ...
Chris Martenson   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:22:24

May's "Clean" Brexit May Still Be A Messy Business As EU And UK Differ On "Fair" Deal

Britain seeks a "clean Brexit" and Prime Minister Theresa May called for a Global Britain that looks outside while promising a fair Britain for its citizens. However Britain's EU exit is no zero-sum game and the negotiations could still become messy and hostile.
Marcel Michelson, Contributor / Forbes   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:22:00

UK will still have access to EU's single market -Brexit minister

LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Britain's decision to leave the European Union's single market does not mean it won't retain access to it, Brexit minister David Davis said on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:20:48

Britain to abandon EU single market, restrict immigration in clean break from bloc, Theresa May states

May set out a 12-point plan for Brexit on Tuesday and promised no partial membership for Britain in the EU 'that leaves us half-in, half-out'
jracovali / Financial Post   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:19:24

Theresa May's Brexit speech was packed full of contradictions and wishful thinking

LONDON – It should come as no real surprise that the UK is leaving the single market and the customs union. Ever since Theresa May first announced, during her party conference speech last year, that she would take control of our borders and leave the jurisdiction of the European Court ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:19:03

In 'Brexit' Speech, Theresa May Outlines a Clean Break for UK

The New York Times.
The New York Times. / World Affairs   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:12:36

Britain plans total break with EU, May says in Brexit speech

The government's intention is to 'get the right deal for Britain,' the PM said
Paul Waldie / Globe and Mail   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:59:25

What do business leaders think of Theresa May's Brexit speech?

How industry from farmers to company directors responded to the PM's comments on how the UK will exit the EU Theresa May has said that Britain will leave the single market as part of its exit from the European Union but that the country will push for the "greatest possible" ...
Graham Ruddick / Guardian   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:56:08

Britain to leave EU's single market in order to restrict immigration, PM May says

After months of speculation and confusion over Downing Street's plan for Britain leave the European Union, Theresa May finally unveiled her Brexit strategy on Tuesday. Brexit must mean control of the number of people coming from Europe, and that is what we will deliver Theresa May The British prime minister ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:53:26

Theresa May: Britain will definitely leave the EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May set out details for her vision regarding the UK's relationship with the EU In a speech today that will please those that campaigned to leave the EU. The Prime Minster, as expected, made clear that this will be a 'hard Brexit' because there will be ...
Credit Writedowns   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:52:04

May Pledges Vote on Brexit Taking U.K. Out Of EU's Single Market

Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to pull Britain out of the European Union's single market while seeking a new arrangement on the customs union, saying the U.K. parliament will get a vote on the final Brexit deal. Giving her most explicit outline yet of her vision of Britain post-Brexit and ...
OANDA   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:37:43

Brexit: UK will leave EU single market, says May

UK leader announces plans for a clean break from EU bloc and promises that politicians will vote on final Brexit deal.
Al Jazeera   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:29:58

Theresa May's blueprint for Brexit: full speech text

'We are leaving the European Union, but we are not leaving Europe'
FT   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:21:24

FULL TEXT: May's momentous Brexit speech

Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that Britain is set to leave the European Single Market once it leaves the European Union, in a major speech delivered in London earlier on Tuesday. The prime minister told an audience of foreign diplomats and ambassadors that she will terminate Britain's membership of ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:14:08

Pound Soars Most Since 2008 After UK's May Calls For Parliamentary Vote On Brexit

Having plunged to flash-crash lows on Sunday night following leaks of UK PM Theresa May's Brexit speech, cable is soaring this morning as she delivered the speech confirming that both houses of Parliament will vote on the final Brexit deal. We warned the was priced in... Surprise taken out of ...
Zero Hedge   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:11:27

UK PM May's Brexit speech: Having her cake and eating it? - ING

James Knightley, Senior Economist at ING, notes that the British Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that the UK will leave Europe's single marke
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:11:26

May's Brexit Plan - Speech in Full

A little over six months ago, the British people voted for change. They voted to shape a brighter future for our country. They voted to leave the European Union and embrace the world. And they did so with their eyes open: accepting that the road ahead will be uncertain at ...
Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:02:43

EUR/GBP plummets below 0.8700 handle

The British Pound attracted strong buying interest after UK PM Theresa May's Brexit speech, with the EUR/GBP cross filling weekly gap higher and plumm
Haresh Menghani / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:52:03

Theresa May promises a 'truly global Britain' after Brexit

U.K. Prime Minster Theresa May stressed Tuesday that the Brexit vote to leave the European Union was the "moment Britain chose to step back from the world but to build a truly global Britain." In what was her most significant speech since becoming prime minister last year, May described the ...
The Week   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:49:00

UPDATE 1-Brexit pledge, ECB meeting temper euro zone bond rush

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields (Updates prices, adds May comments)
Reuters   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:47:11

Theresa May's Brexit speech in full

Theresa May / Telegraph   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:46:52

In Speech, Theresa May Outlines a Clean Break for U.K.

In long-awaited remarks, the British prime minister emphasized regaining control of immigration, even if it means losing trading advantages.
STEPHEN CASTLE / NY Times   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:45:20

Parliament WILL get a vote on the final Brexit deal

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday confirmed that both houses of Parliament will get to vote on the final Brexit deal Britain reaches with the European Union. In her most wide-ranging and important speech on Brexit to date, the Prime Minister said that both the House of Commons ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:38:45

GBP/USD extends strong recovery move to 1.2250 level

The GBP/USD pair continues to gain strong buying interest during UK PM Theresa May's much awaited speech on Brexit. The pair surged beyond mid-1.2200
Haresh Menghani / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:32:16

No 'half in, half out' Brexit - PM Theresa May

Brexit 'cannot mean membership of the single market' Final deal will be put to a vote in both houses of parliament May says Brexit must mean controls on migration into the UK UK will pursue 'comprehensive free trade agreement' with EU May warns against attempts to punish UK by offering ...
Times of Malta   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:30:00

We want customs agreement with EU - UK's PM T.May

UK's Prime Minister Theresa May added at today's speech: "UK must be free to clinch deals with any non-EU countries". "'Cliff Edge' after Brexit is
Pablo Piovano / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:26:14

Pound marches higher as May outlines Brexit plan

Market reaction to prime minister's speech: what you need to know
FT   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:24:00

U.K. to make clean break from EU, May says in Brexit speech

Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain will forge a 'new and equal partnership' with Europe
Globe and Mail   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:16:31

May pledges to take Britain out of EU single market

Sterling rises as prime minister outlines blueprint for clean Brexit break
FT   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:10:48

Top takeaways from Theresa May's big Brexit speech

Some takeaways of what May said during her highly-anticipated speech on Brexit Tuesday.
USA Today   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:08:43

Prime Minister Theresa May: UK government will put new Brexit agreement to parliamentary vote

"I want this United Kingdom to emerge from this period of change stronger, fairer, more united."
CNBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:02:00

GBP/USD surges past 1.2200 handle as May's Brexit speech gets underway

The buying interest surrounding the British Pound gained pace as the UK PM Theresa May's much awaited Brexit speech gets underway, helping the GBP/USD
Haresh Menghani / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:00:14

Watch Live: Theresa May's Brexit Speech; Says Both Houses Of Parliament Will Vote On Final Deal

Having been extensively leaked overnight so as to prevent "market surprises", Theresa May has just begun her speech calling for a "clean Brexit" from the EU. Watch it live below. Here are the highlights: MAY: WE WILL NOT SEEK PARTIAL OR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP OF EU MAY: UK LEAVING EU, I ...
Zero Hedge   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:52:36

Theresa May Brexit Speech - UK PM Coverage Today

Live Video: UK Prime Minister Theresa May announcing clean Brexit on her speech | 1 min ago
FXStreet Team / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:47:27

Theresa May sets out Brexit plan

Theresa May is setting out her plans for the UK to leave the European Union
BBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:42:27

EUR/USD - Euro Jumps to 8-Week Highs, Markets Brace for May's Brexit Speech

EUR/USD is showing strong gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at the 1.07 line. On the release front, German and Eurozone ZEW Economic Sentiment reports both improved, but missed their estimates. The markets are keeping a close eye on a crucial speech from Prime Minister Theresa ...
OANDA   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:38:14

May to Detail Out 12 Point Brexit Plan

Britain will not seek a Brexit deal that leaves it "half in, half out" of the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday in a speech setting out her priorities for divorce talks which indicates she is prepared to leave the single market. Sterling, which has traded at ...
OANDA   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:36:24

Brexit hit pushes U.K. inflation to highest since mid-2014

Air fares, food prices behind rise; factory gate prices up by most since 2012
William Schomberg and David Milliken / Globe and Mail   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:20:57

Gold bulls slowly returning, as Trump boost to dollar fades and balance of power shifts

Trump has been elected, but he isn't in power yet. Brexit has been voted on, but hasn't yet been put into effect. There has been a whiff of the "Phoney War" about the context in which global markets have been operating lately. For those too young to remember the Phoney ...
Proactive Investors   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:03:00

GBP/USD - Pound Jumps On Strong CPI, May Speech On Brexit Next

Seeking Alpha   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:00:30

Brexit blueprint: Theresa May's speech - Live

FT   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:54:47

There's a warning for the Brexit age in Britain's flirtation with fascism in the 1930s

Part of a mural commemorating the 1936 Battle of Cable Street. CC BY-SA In an office in London a maverick politician and a journalist discuss the challenges facing Britain. The politician's views are unorthodox, and many establishment figures dislike him, but his popularity with the public cannot be ignored. At ...
Peter James Lowe, Associate Professor in English Literature, Bader International Study Centre, Queen's University, Ontario / The Conversation   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:52:36

Theresa May spells out plans for 'hard Brexit'

Britain will not seek a Brexit deal that leaves it "half in, half out" of the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday in a speech setting out her priorities for divorce talks which indicates she is prepared to leave the single market.
Reuters / CBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:47:06

May signals clean break with EU: UK out of single market

LONDON (AP) - More than six months after Britain voted to leave the European Union, British Prime Minister Theresa May finally spelled out what it means: The U.K. will make a clean break from the EU and leave its single market of around 500 million people.
Associated Press   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:47:00

Apple increases App Store prices by 25% following Brexit vote

Price rises for iOS and Mac users announced in an email to developers, following a 19% fall in the value of the pound Apple is raising prices on its UK App Store by almost 25% to reflect the sharp depreciation of the pound following June's vote to leave the European ...
Alex Hern / Guardian   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:31:05

Theresa May's Speech Is A Statement Of The Obvious - Brexit Means Hard Brexit

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, is to make a speech today in which she will say that Britain is going to be leaving the Single Market. That is, that Brexit is going to be hard Brexit. While this is being treated as earth shattering news in some quarters it is ...
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:26:00

GBP/USD - Pound Jumps on Strong CPI, May Speech on Brexit Next

The British pound has started the Tuesday session with strong gains. In the European session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2180. On the release front, CPI surged 1.6%, beating the estimate of 1.4%. The markets are keeping a close eye on a crucial speech from Prime Minister Theresa May, who is ...
OANDA   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:16:39

UK inflation hits two-year high at 1.6%

Air fares, food, raw materials and petrol prices plus Brexit-fuelled fall in pound all help drive increase from 1.2% rate in November Inflation has hit the highest rate for more than two years, picking up faster than expected to 1.6% in December, official UK figures show. Air fares, food prices ...
Katie Allen / Guardian   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:13:33

May to signal 'hard Brexit' in 12-point plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to say that Britain will not adopt a "half in, half-out" approach to the European Union, indicating that a so-called hard Brexit is on the cards.
CNN   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:58:52

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trump, Brexit uncertainty hit stocks and dollar, gold jumps

LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Stocks, bond yields and the dollar fell on Tuesday, while gold rose as investors drew in their horns in response to comments on the dollar from U.S. President-elect Donald...
Reuters   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:46:43

UK inflation surged faster than economists expected in December

UK inflation surged once again in December, according to the latest data released by the Office for National Statistics on Tuesday. The ONS said that the UK's consumer price index - the key measure of inflation - was 1.6%, up from 1.2% in December, and ahead of the 1.4% forecasted ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:36:52

Gold and silver prices are surging ahead of May's 'hard Brexit' speech

LONDON - Gold and silver prices are surging ahead of Theresa May's 'Hard Brexit' speech this morning, and Donald Trump's inauguration on November 20. As of 9.04 a.m. GMT (4.04 a.m. ET) it is trading just above $1,212 (£1000) per ounce, up by 1.38%. Here's what it looks like at ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:25:03

ECB meeting tempers Brexit-induced euro zone bond rush

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields
Reuters   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:12:07

Pound steadies ahead of Theresa May's Brexit speech - Politics live

Rolling coverage of Theresa May's Brexit speech, with reaction and analysis 9.04am GMT Here is the Press Association story on what the pound has been doing this morning ahead of Theresa May's speech. The pound is in for a "wild ride" as Theresa May prepares to outline her plans for ...
Andrew Sparrow / Guardian   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:11:04

Pound recovers ahead of May Brexit speech

The pound recovers ahead of Theresa May's speech on Brexit while the FTSE falls.
BBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:55:21

Brexit Plans Rattle Pound and Stocks as Gold Rises

Brexit Plans Rattle Pound and Stocks as Gold Rises This article by Cecile Gutscher and David Goodman for Bloomberg may be of interest. Here is a section: Caution dominated markets amid tough talk from May and Donald Trump about Europe's economic and political institutions. British government officials trying to limit ...
Proactive Investors   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:43:00

The pound is climbing ahead of May's crucial Brexit speech

LONDON - The British pound is unexpectedly rising on Tuesday morning, ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's first major speech outlining the kind of Brexit the government will pursue once it triggers Article 50. In a note circulated to clients on Tuesday, Deutsche Bank's Oliver Harvey describes the speech as ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:41:05

Watch: Theresa May's key quotes on Brexit

Charlotte Krol / Telegraph   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:39:15

Pound rebounds and FTSE 100 falters ahead of inflation report and Theresa May's Brexit speech

Telegraph   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:39:06

UK's May signals clean break with EU: No partial membership

LONDON (AP) - British Prime Minister Theresa May has made it clear: the U.K. will make a clean break from the European Union and leave its single market of some 500 million people.
Associated Press   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:34:00

Market Briefing - UK markets finished in negative territory yesterday, as caution prevailed amongst investors ahead of a key Brexit speech by UK Prime Minister, Theresa May

UK Market Snapshot UK markets finished in negative territory yesterday, as caution prevailed amongst investors ahead of a key Brexit speech by UK Prime Minister, Theresa May. Mitie Group declined 3.1%, amid reports that its CEO, Phil Bentley, would start a review of the company's accounts which would reduce revenue ...
Proactive Investors   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:27:00

Beaufort Securities Breakfast Alert: Dekeloil Public Ltd, Horizon Discovery Group PLC, Ibstock Plc, MySQUAR Limited

Today's edition features: DekelOil Public Limited (LON:DKL) MySQUAR (LON:MYSQ) Horizon Discovery (LON:HZD) Ibstock (LON:IBST) "In his first speech of 2017, Mark Carney was clear. "Households appear to be looking through Brexit-related uncertainties" he declared at the LSE yesterday, detailing his concerns that growth which is led by private consumption remains ...
Proactive Investors   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:15:00

EUR/GBP flat around 0.88 handle ahead of UK CPI and Brexit speech

The EUR/GBP cross failed to capitalize on Monday's weekly bullish gap up opening and has now retreated back to 0.8800 handle. A strong recovery move
Haresh Menghani / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:13:19

May to rule out 'half-in' EU deal in Brexit speech; Tokyo shares dive in anticipation

British Prime Minister Theresa May was on Tuesday expected to say she favors a clean break from the European Union, dismissing a "half-in, half-out" Brexit deal with Brussels. In a highly-anticipated speech, May was to give further signals that Britain is heading to what analysts call a "hard" Brexit. "Not ...
Japan Times   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:07:01

UK: PM May expected to lay out some detail of her Brexit plans - Rabobank

Research Team at Rabobank suggests that the UK PM May is expected to lay out some detail of her Brexit plans during a speech today. Key Quotes "Foll
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:33:38

Davos 2017: Chinese president Xi and Trump advisor Anthony Scaramucci speak - Day One live

Rolling coverage of the opening day of the World Economic Forum in Davos 7.29am GMT Good morning from Davos, where the World Economic Forum is getting underway. Once again world leaders, top business people, economists, academics and the media have descended on this small ski resort to discuss the state ...
Graeme Wearden / Guardian   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:33:02

Mandelson: No clicky finger solution for May on Brexit

Lord Mandelson says Theresa May's speech on Brexit sounds like a grand plan with no details.
BBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:27:14

German ZEW and UK PM May's speech amongst market movers today - Danske Bank

Analysts at Danske Bank suggest that the main event today will be the UK Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit. Key Quotes "Details from the
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:15:55

Forex Today: UK PM May's Brexit speech - Big event in Europe

Risk-off sentiment extended into Asia Tuesday, and emerged the main underlying theme, as investors brace for another volatile session ahead, with plen
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:01:48

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Tuesday. Theresa May will on Tuesday rule out any Brexit deal that leaves Britain "half-in, half-out" of the EU, as she sets the country on course for a "Hard Brexit." The prime minister will reject any settlement that amounts ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:54:49

UK: CPI and PM May's Brexit speech in focus - TDS

Research Team at TDS sees upside for CPI for December, a headline reading of 1.5% y/y (mkt 1.4%) but any market reaction to stronger inflation data sh
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:43:04

Analysts raise further doubts over May's plans for a post-Brexit Britain

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is set to present her 12 priorities for the upcoming Brexit negotiations but market-watchers are warning that rather than answering questions, the speech could raise a set of new ones.
CNBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:36:00

Britain's May to indicate clean break from EU in Brexit speech

The British pound reached less than $1.20 Monday - a three-month low - amid investor worries over May's Brexit speech.
USA Today   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:25:36

UK: Hard Brexit fears returns with May's key speech on Brexit in focus today - Danske Bank

According to the Senior Analyst, Mikael Olai Milhøj at Danske Bank, Brexit has moved back into the spotlight after a recent TV interview with PM There
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:20:35

Europe stocks eye soft open ahead of May's speech

Stocks pressured while pound hovers above $1.20 as traders await UK Brexit blueprint
FT   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:18:11

Watch live: British PM Theresa May outlines Brexit plan

USA TODAY will provide live coverage
USA Today   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:16:22

Investors turn wary as Brexit and Trump uncertainties grow

Investors sold sterling and stocks yesterday, seeking shelter in gold and the Japanese yen as uncertainty over Britain's departure from the European Union and the policies of US President-elect Donald Trump curbed appetite for risky assets. US markets were closed for the Martin Luther King Day holiday, crimping market activity ...
Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:29:00

Theresa May to signal 'hard' Brexit in speech

Theresa May to signal 'hard' Brexit that will see full break from EU as Britain prepares to leave single market.
Al Jazeera   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:21:13

Live: No 'half-in-half-out' deal: Markets cautious as Theresa May to lay out Brexit plans

Our live blog is tracking market reactions as markets wait for Theresa May to lay out UK's Brexit plans in a speech today.
CNBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:08:00

'Hard Brexit' fears hit pound and stocks ahead of Theresa May's speech

Markets wait to hear British prime minister outline priorities for separation from EU - expected to include leaving single market Asian stocks and the pound sagged again on Tuesday as investors waited for Theresa May to lay out plans for Britain exit the European Union and potentially the single market. ...
Reuters in Tokyo / Guardian   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:15:39

Asian stocks extend the drop ahead of UK PM May's speech

The Asian markets extend losses for the second straight session on Tuesday, as impending Hard-Brexit concerns continue to dampen sentiment, as investo
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:14:09

UK PM Theresa May to confirm 'hard Brexit' from EU single market in keynote speech

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to use the most important speech of her premiership to confirm that Britain will be leaving the single market while insisting that it wants to remain "the best friend" to European partners. In remarks that critics will cite as evidence that the government ...
The Guardian / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 03:22:56

Gold regains $ 1205 amid risk-aversion

Gold remains on the front foot in the Asian trading, with flight to safety back in vogue amid increased Hard-Brexit concerns as we head towards the UK
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 02:49:16

Currencies fluctuate in Asia ahead of May's speech

Stocks mixed while pound hovers near $1.20 as traders await UK Brexit blueprint
FT   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 02:43:37

Gold prices inch up; British PM's Brexit speech in focus

Gold prices inched up on Tuesday, after hitting more than seven-week highs in the prior session.
CNBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:44:00

Sterling at 3-month low, braces for May's Brexit speech

The British pound flirted with a three-month low , hit by fears that Britain will lose access to the EU single market.
CNBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:38:00

USD/JPY: dropping below 114 handle in risk-off mode before PM May's Brexit speech

Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 113.88, down -0.19% on the day, having posted a daily high at 114.25 and low at 113.83. USD/JPY opened in Tokyo with
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:37:45

Asia opens lower; Nikkei slips while investors eye UK PM Theresa May's Brexit speech

Japanese shares declined, with the Nikkei slipping nearly 1 percent on the back of fresh strength in the yen.
CNBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:29:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks and pound sag, May speech awaited for Brexit stance

TOKYO, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Asian stocks and the pound sagged on Tuesday ahead of a speech by British Prime Minister Theresa May that could have implications for broader risk sentiment.
Reuters   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:25:53

Newspaper headlines: May's Brexit speech previewed in press

Theresa May's speech on Brexit, in which she is expected to say the UK will make a "clean break" from the EU, is anticipated on the front pages of the newspapers.
BBC   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:10:32

Global Stocks Lower as British Pound Suffers Brexit Jitters

Bloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsStocks Lower as British Pound Suffers Brexit Jitters Stocks fell while the British pound dropped to three-month lows Monday amid escalating concerns over the U.K.'s access to the European Union's single market.Stocks lower as British ...
WSJ   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:07:40

Theresa May reveals her roadmap for a Hard Brexit

LONDON - Theresa May will on Tuesday rule out any Brexit deal that leaves Britain "half-in, half-out" of the EU, as she sets the country on course for a hard Brexit. The prime minister will reject any settlement that amounts to "partial membership" of the EU, suggesting that the UK ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:01:00

May rejects 'partial' EU membership in Brexit speech

Theresa May will use her Brexit speech to say the UK "will not hold on to bits of EU membership".
BBC   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:58:54

Asia stocks tipped to move lower as eyes on UK May's Brexit speech

Futures pointed to a lower open for Asian markets on Tuesday, with investors taking to the sidelines ahead of British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit plans due later in the global day, as well as President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration stateside at the end of the week. Nikkei futures ...
CNBC / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:53:56