Brexit News Archive: 04 Apr 2017

Theresa May arrives in Saudi Arabia for trade talks

In her first official visit to the kingdom, the UK leader meets officials to discuss trade post-Brexit.
Al Jazeera   |   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 19:14:25

May hints at no final EU trade deal before Brexit

PM close to admitting ratification of a pact will take longer than two years
FT   |   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 16:52:21

Spanish Gunship Makes "Illegal Incursion" Into British Waters Off Gibraltar

Just days after a post-Brexit UK cabinet put Europe on edge when a former Conservative leader said on Sunday that Theresa May "would go to war" to protect Gibraltar, Spain has tested the former EU member's resolve when on Tuesday afternoon the Gibraltar government tweeted that a Spanish gunship has ...
Zero Hedge   |   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 15:27:19

Lawmakers warn UK to assess impact of 'no deal' Brexit

LONDON (AP) - Parliament's Brexit committee says Britain's aim of forging a new deal with the European Union in two years may be unrealistic, and the government must set out the economic implications of failure.
Associated Press   |   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 11:27:41

CORRECTED-Sterling slips on Brexit, BoE policy uncertainty

LONDON, April 4- Sterling slipped against the dollar, euro and yen on Tuesday, kept under pressure by uncertainty over the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union and by doubts over how soon the Bank of England will start raising interest rates. For sterling, political risk has been in ...
CNBC   |   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 09:55:00

Sterling slips on Brexit, BoE policy uncertainty

LONDON, April 4- Sterling slipped against the dollar, euro and yen on Tuesday, kept under pressure by uncertainty over the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union and by doubts over how soon the Bank of England will start raising interest rates. For sterling, political risk has been in ...
CNBC   |   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 09:28:00

MPs are getting worried about the economic impact of leaving the EU with no trade deal

LONDON - MPs urged the government to calculate the potential damage to the economy arising from leaving the European Union without a trade deal. Members on the committee for exiting the EU warned that Prime Minister Theresa May's claim that "no deal was better than a bad deal" was "The ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 07:12:22

ASOS is actually benefiting from the weak Brexit pound

LONDON - Online youth-focused fashion retailer ASOS on Tuesday upgraded its forecast for sales growth this year, saying the collapse in the pound since last June's Brexit vote has actually provided a boost. The company said in its half-year results on Tuesday: "As a net exporter, sterling weakness has created ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 06:59:21

Panmure Gordon says takeover by ex-Barclays boss Bob Diamond opens exciting chapter

Panmure Gordon & Co. Plc (LON:PMR) expects the next two years will be challenging during Brexit negotiations but believes its takeover by Ellsworthy Limited has opened an "exciting chapter". Ellsworthy - a joint venture between former Barclays plc (LON:BARC) chief executive Bob Diamond's New York private equity firm, Atlas Merchant ...
Proactive Investors   |   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 06:59:00

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Tuesday. Britain's top financial policymakers begin a two-day visit to India on Tuesday, hoping to promote Britain's booming fintech sector abroad as Brexit looms. Chancellor Philip Hammond, Business Secretary Greg Clark, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, and Financial ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 05:57:07

May urged to assess impact of Brexit without deal

MPs say claim that 'no deal is better than bad deal' is 'unsubstantiated'
FT   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 23:01:19

Eurozone unemployment hits 7-year low

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The eurozone jobless rate in February fell to its lowest level since May 2009 as a resurgent hiring spree took hold despite uncertainty over Brexit, EU data showed Monday.
The China Post   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 16:05:00

Daily Digest 4/3 - The End Of OPEC Is Near, Greening Arctic Ice Explained

First Post-Brexit Tremors: Theresa May "Would Go To War" To Protect Gibraltar Student Debt Giant Navient to Borrowers: You're on Your Own Create Your Escape Plan Now Trump Aides' Disclosures Reveal Surge in Lucrative Political Work The customer is always wrong: Tesla lets out self-driving car data – when it ...
Peak Prosperity   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 14:45:03

Spain to UK: 'Don't lose temper' over Gibraltar

Spain's foreign minister has called on British politicians not to lose their temper after a Brexit-fueled dispute over a tiny outcrop of land escalated into talk of war.
CNN   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 11:56:34

Spain 'surprised' at UK commentary over Gibraltar

Spanish foreign minister plays down tensions generated by Brexit guidelines
FT   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 10:43:41

Ceuta, Melilla - Two Words To Offer Spain Over Post-Brexit Gibraltar

That's just the way we do it these days, we ask those who would be taken over, not those who would be doing the taking over. You know, just as the people of the UK had a referendum on Brexit, Scotland the IndyRef. That's just the modern way, isn't it?
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 10:28:00

Spain-UK row escalates over Gibraltar and Brexit

Moves by the EU to offer Spain a veto over Gibraltar's future trade relations with the bloc triggers fury in the UK.
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 09:45:44

Live: Trump says US ready to act alone over North Korea

Our live blog is tracking reaction as the U.S. President outlines his hard line on Pyongyang.
CNBC   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 04:38:00