Brexit News Archive: 21 Apr 2017

Analyst who correctly predicted Trump's victory thinks Le Pen will win French election

An analyst who correctly predicted Trump's victory says Marine Le Pen will win the French election. Charles Gave, founder of the Hong Kong-based asset-allocation consultancy GaveKal research, told Bloomberg on Friday Le Pen's support is a "slow-moving reaction against the men of Davos," similar to Brexit and Trump. Le Pen, ...
Money Game   |   Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:52:07

Analyst who predicted Trump's ascendancy bets on Marine Le Pen Win in France

'Le Pen's momentum is a slow-moving reaction against the men of Davos -- as we have seen with Brexit and Trump'
Sid Verma, Bloomberg News / Financial Post   |   Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:57:14

Why the Big Banks Are Terrified of Le Pen Winning in France (but not BREXIT or Trump)

France holds the first round of its Presidential election this weekend. The big worry for the markets is the fact that anti-Euro candidate Marin Le Pen could potentially win. Now, the polls show Le Pen as having NO chance of becoming Prime Minister. Of course, the polls also showed that ...
Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:51:59

Analyst Who Predicted Trump's Rise Bets On Le Pen Victory

Don't bank on a relief rally in the euro area anytime soon... "Le Pen's momentum is a slow-moving reaction against the men of Davos - as we have seen with Brexit and Trump - but markets don't want to believe it." That's the conclusion drawn by Charles Gave, founder of ...
Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:45:00

How Theresa May won the hearts of Britain's Brexiters

Prime minister goes into election on wave of trust and support from Eurosceptics
FT   |   Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:39:01

Weekly Roundup: April 14-April 20, 2017

The Law and Brexit XI Posted by Thomas J. Reid, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, on Friday, April 14, 2017 Tags: Banks, Brexit, Corporate forms, Cross-border transactions, EU, Europe, Financial institutions, Financial regulation, International governance, Jurisdiction, Mergers & acquisitions, Securities regulation, UK The Conflict Minerals Rule-Litigation Is Over, But the ...
Harvard Law School Forum   |   Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:25:52

General election: May says Tories will keep 0.7% aid target - politics live

Live coverage of the day's politics as Jeremy Corbyn tries to switch focus to education - but leaked EU documents cause more Brexit ructions Leaked documents say EU wants Britain kept under European courts The Snap: sign up for the daily election briefing and read today's 2.08pm BST This is ...
now / Guardian   |   Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:11:04

Opening Bell: 4.21.17

Goldman doing a little Brexit of its own; Deutsche Bank comes first in something; Elon Musk is OK with being a robot's house cat; and more.
Dealbreaker   |   Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:04:46

U.K. Retail Sales Drop in March as Inflation Hits Consumers

U. K. retail sales fell steeply on the month in March, data showed Friday, as price increases fueled by the pound's sharp post-Brexit vote depreciation caused Britons to rein in spending.
WSJ   |   Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:16:00

The World Next Week: April 20, 2017

France holds presidential elections, Manila hosts an ASEAN summit, and Brussels stages a special EU summit to discuss Brexit.
CFR   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:12:04

Could UK's Snap Election Signal Softer Brexit Stance?

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called a snap election on June 8. With only a slim majority in parliament, she hopes to strengthen her position ahead of complex Brexit negotiations. May's announcement that the UK is heading to the [...] The post Could UK's Snap Election Signal Softer Brexit ...
Value Walk   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:42:17

Bank of England's Carney calls for 'dynamic' financial rules

As Brexit begins, the BoE governor says policy should be flexible to deal with uncertainty.
CNBC   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:45:00

Brexit & Beyond: Brexit Bounce May Be Over, Politicians Try Embracing the EU, Industrial Decline Helps Le Pen

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 Shares in British clothing and accessories company Burberry tumbled in London amid disappointing fourth-quarter results and fears ...
MoneyBeat   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:19:48

General Election 2017: Nigel Farage won't stand as an MP

Ex-UKIP leader says he will "fight for Brexit" instead of seeking election to Westminster.
BBC   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:42:09

World Bank president urges Brexit Britain not to cut foreign aid

Telegraph   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:12:08

EC's Dombrovskis:UK snap election could delay start of formal Brexit negotiations - LiveSquawk

European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis is delivering his keynote speech at a conference at The American Enterprise Institute. Key quot
Eren Sengezer / FX Street   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:02:38

Britain will lose more from Brexit than E.U

Britain will lose more than the European Union from its decision to leave the bloc, the EU's top diplomat said on Thursday, and talks with London were expected to be difficult. Prime Minister Theresa May formally began Britain's divorce from the EU last month, declaring there was no turning back, ...
OANDA   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:47:17

Brexit confusion overshadows Labour's election launch

Corbyn says he will not play by the establishment's rules
FT   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:09:17

UK General Election Provides Second Referendum on Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May called the election to push Brexit through, but her party's margins in the House of Commons are slim
NY Observer   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:00:13

SURVEY: 82% of investors think more firms will set up in Europe because of Brexit

LONDON - More than four out of five institutional investors believe more UK-based financial firms will establish subsidiaries in the European Union due to Brexit, according to a survey. A study by asset managers Managing Partners Group found that 73% think Brexit will be hard, leading to the UK exiting ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:19:59

What Theresa May's election gambit means for Brexit

A strong personal mandate would give the prime minister a margin of manoeuvre
FT   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:00:13

Stronger pound is not the only test for UK blue-chips

Even before the latest Brexit twist, there were signs FTSE investors were uneasy
FT   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 03:00:17

May's Conservatives May Take a Hit at the Polls

Scott B. MacDonald Politics, Europe Theresa May is gambling that positive polls and support for Brexit will give her party a boost during the June election. British prime minister Theresa May has called a snap election for June 8. This is a strategic move on her part. Polls show that ...
National Interest   |   Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:41:00

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