Brexit News Archive: 10 Feb 2017

Is Le Pen Mightier Than Le Euro?

Le Pen has been gaining ground in France and the markets are noticing, but I increasingly fear that markets are becoming too dismissive of the potential consequences of a Le Pen victory as markets have taken away the wrong lessons from Brexit and Trump.
Peter Tchir, Contributor / Forbes   |   Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:37:00

UK manufacturing and construction ended 2016 on a strong note

ONS data shows increased output and narrowing of trade gap in December as economy defies Brexit uncertainty Britain's manufacturers and construction firms enjoyed a December bounce, adding to evidence that the UK economy ended 2016 on a strong note despite the Brexit vote. Backing up official estimates that show the ...
Katie Allen / Guardian   |   Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:12:53

UK Manufacturing Up In December - Yes, That's What We Expect From Brexit

And thus does British manufacturing rise in output. There's really nothing mysterious about this in the slightest, it's a straight and predictable effect from Brexit. The only question left is why so many predicted the opposite but then that is, as above, about policy based evidence making, no more.
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:58:00

A Record Number Of Americans Are Denouncing Their Citizenship

function More Americans last year than ever before renounced their citizenship, according to government statistics . Experts don't believe it's a political protest, however, but more likely a strategy to stop paying U.S. taxes. One major surprise among the people ditching their U.S. citizenship in 2016? Brexit champion and British ...
HuffingtonPost   |   Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:06:29

Live: Trump speaks to Chinese president; says he will honor 'One China' policy

Our live blog is tracking reactions after Donald Trump says he will honor the 'One China' policy in a call with Xi Jinping.
CNBC   |   Fri, 10 Feb 2017 05:43:00

Apple CEO Cook 'optimistic' about UK's future after Brexit: BBC

(Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook told Prime Minister Theresa May the company was optimistic about Britain's future after it leaves the European Union, the BBC reported on Thursday.
Embargo Zone   |   Thu, 9 Feb 2017 20:44:58

Apple boss Tim Cook optimistic about UK's future outside EU

LONDON (AP) - Apple CEO Tim Cook says the technology giant is committed to Britain's future outside the European Union.
Associated Press   |   Thu, 9 Feb 2017 20:03:46

Corbyn replaces Lewis in shadow cabinet reshuffle

Rebecca Long-Bailey replaces Clive Lewis as shadow business secretary, who quit for the Brexit vote.
BBC   |   Thu, 9 Feb 2017 18:00:03

Bank of England appoints Charlotte Hogg as deputy governor

Chief operating officer will manage Bank's strategy during Brexit negotiations and sit on monetary policy committee The Bank of England has appointed Charlotte Hogg as its second most powerful executive, in a role that tasks the former financier with keeping a check on Britain's financial sector. Hogg has been appointed ...
Phillip Inman Economics correspondent / Guardian   |   Thu, 9 Feb 2017 17:57:26

UK House of Lords faces backlash over Brexit bill

Parliament's upper chamber is unlikely to block Britain's exit but bill amendments are expected
FT   |   Thu, 9 Feb 2017 13:17:44

UK banking: No wish for post-Brexit deregulation

Bankers in the UK have little if any appetite to row back on a decade of regulation they are just about getting used to.
Euromoney   |   Thu, 9 Feb 2017 10:15:00

Jeremy Corbyn: Clive Lewis quitting not a disaster

Labour's leader plays down the resignation of the shadow business secretary over the Brexit vote.
BBC   |   Thu, 9 Feb 2017 08:55:38

Ex-BOE's King: MPs' attitude made Brexit inevitable

The Telegraph quotes comments from the former BOE Governor Mervyn King, citing that the Brexit vote and the election of Trump as the US president "rai
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Thu, 9 Feb 2017 08:54:19

House of Lords given abolition warning over Brexit bill

A source tells the BBC the House of Lords will face calls to be abolished if it opposes Brexit.
BBC   |   Thu, 9 Feb 2017 05:21:27

Goldman to close London internal hedge fund

Bank says shutting down of GSIP not linked to Brexit concerns
FT   |   Thu, 9 Feb 2017 04:45:11