Brexit News Archive: 11 Feb 2017

France's presidential race: Old and new media collide

Following the vote for Brexit and Donald Trump's win, France's presidential race has put the role of media on spotlight.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 11 Feb 2017 12:16:09

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