Brexit News Archive: 06 Apr 2017

Brexit & Beyond: Draghi Keeps Stimulus Alive, Le Pen Trumpets Small-Town Mayor, Hopes for a 'Half-In' Brexit

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 ECB President Mario Draghi says it is too early for the eurozone central bank to change course. ...
MoneyBeat   |   Thu, 6 Apr 2017 18:15:38

In Britain, Hopes for a 'Half-In' Brexit Deal Linger

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WSJ   |   Thu, 6 Apr 2017 16:12:02

Theresa May meets Donald Tusk for Brexit talks in Downing Street

Gordon Rayner / Telegraph   |   Thu, 6 Apr 2017 12:10:33

The Market Sentimentalist: Turkey's Referendum - Win Or Lose?

With UK Prime Minister having triggered Article 50, the starting gun on the two-year negotiation process precipitated by last June's surprise Brexit vote has been fired. Even though the European
Alpha Now   |   Thu, 6 Apr 2017 11:09:34

Theresa May meeting Donald Tusk for Brexit start talks

The PM will discuss the "way ahead" in preliminary Brexit talks with the European Council president.
BBC   |   Thu, 6 Apr 2017 10:36:34

In Britain, Hopes for a 'Half-In' Brexit Deal Linger

Simon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsSimon Dawson/Bloomberg NewsIn Britain, Hopes for a 'Half-In' Brexit Deal Linger British Prime Minister Theresa May's goal of a 'deep and special ...
WSJ   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 23:15:40

Theresa May softens stance on Brexit roadblocks

UK PM accepts possible extension of EU rules after 2019
FT   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 17:08:29

JP Morgan Now Says No Jobs Will Leave UK in Next 2 Years

The head of U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase (JPM.N) said on Tuesday the bank is not planning to move many jobs out of Britain in the next two years in a softening of tone on the likely impact from Brexit. Jamie Dimon had said in a previous speech to employees in ...
OANDA   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 13:50:55

The EU Parliament has published its Brexit red lines - and they're tough

LONDON - The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to back a number of red lines regarding Brexit talks with Britain. MEPs in Strasbourg, France voted by 516 to 133 to back the resolution on Wednesday morning, meaning that the EU's only directly-elected body has now established its official negotiating strategy ...
Business Insider   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 12:41:52

Reality Check: European Parliament's 'red lines' on Brexit

BBC Reality Check correspondent Chris Morris analyses the detail of the European Parliament vote.
BBC   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 11:57:59

May suggests free movement could continue during Brexit implementation

Britain's PM has said she expects some kind of implementation phase, or transitional agreement, after two years of talks with the bloc
Globe and Mail   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 09:40:15

Farage sparks European Parliament storm with mafia comment

Nigel Farage was heckled in the European Parliament after accusing MEPs of "behaving like the mafia" over the conditions of Brexit. The former Ukip leader was told to retract his remark by the Parliament's president, Italian Antonio Tajani, and said that, in respect of national sensitivities, he would instead brand ...
Times of Malta   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 09:34:00

Farage tells EU politicians: 'You're behaving like the mafia'

LONDON - Former UKIP leader and MEP Nigel Farage told EU politicians on Wednesday that they were "behaving like the mafia" over Brexit. Speaking to EU Parliament in Brussels, Farage said that the demands EU figures have made since Britain triggered Article 50 last week had been "all too predictable." ...
Business Insider   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 08:56:37

JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon - Just Kidding, Brexit Won't Mean Many Jobs Moving Out Of London

As JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon says, Brexit is going to mean some minor move of regulatory staff out of The City of London in order to preserve EU passporting rights and really, not much more than that.
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 08:12:00

Britain braced for rough ride in Strasbourg as EU parliament sets Brexit 'red lines'

James Rothwell / Telegraph   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 07:12:42

McCarthy & Stone blames Brexit for tumbling profits

The retirement home builder says market uncertainty following the Brexit vote sent profit down 25%.
BBC   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 07:05:36

Britain's government dropped big hints that the UK isn't going to have a EU trade deal before Brexit

LONDON - Two of the most important politicians in Britain dropped massive hints that Britain is unlikely to secure a trade deal with the European Union before Brexit happens. Prime Minister Theresa May is currently in Jordan, as she and several other cabinet ministers embark on a roadshow to seal ...
Business Insider   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 06:44:53

May suggests EU migration will continue post-Brexit

PM indicates free movement of EU citizens to UK would carry on in transition period
FT   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 06:39:06

Retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone blames Brexit for weak first half trading

UK retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) has posted a 42% drop in first half underlying pre-tax profit, blaming uncertainty surrounding the Brexit vote. Underlying pre-tax profit in the six months to 28 February 2017 fell to £22.8mln from £39.1mln in the year-ago period. Revenue declined 5% to £238.2mln ...
Proactive Investors   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 06:25:00

UK PM May suggests UK will not finalise EU trade talks before Brexit - FT

More headlines crossing the wires, via FT, from the British PM May, this time admitting that it will take longer than two years to finalize a new trad
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 06:24:40

UK PM May suggests free movement could continue after Brexit - BBC

Speaking to journalists during her visit to Jordan and Saudi Arabia, the UK PM May noted, "You've used the phrase transitional phase; I have used the
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Wed, 5 Apr 2017 06:18:14