Brexit News Archive: 25 Apr 2017

UK Government Borrowing Falls to Lowest Level Since 2008 Crisis

Government borrowing fell to the lowest level since the financial crisis in the year to the end of March as the economy proved more resilient than expected in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. Borrowing fell by £20bn to £52bn in the 2016-17 financial year after economic growth helped drive ...
OANDA   |   Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:42:00

Labour's Starmer: Second Brexit referendum won't happen

Labour's Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer crossed the wires last minutes, via Reuters, noting that the second Brexit referendum won't happen a
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:52:53

What Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen think about Brexit

LONDON - The next president of France will either be centrist Emmanuel Macron or far-right leader Marine Le Pen. The pair made it through the first round of voting over the weekend and will battle it out until Sunday, May 7 when French voters will elect one of them to ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:41:30

Here are the seats Liberal Democrats could seize, especially if Tim Farron bangs on about more than Brexit

Matthew Goodwin / Telegraph   |   Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:32:47

General election 2017: Where UK's parties stand on Brexit

The issue of Brexit looms large over the general election - here's where the parties stand.
BBC   |   Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:13:44

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Tuesday. 1. European Union leaders will warn Britain it cannot assume its big financial services industry will be included in any free trade deal after Brexit, diplomats said on Monday after fixing negotiating terms in a draft document. Reuters ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:51:49

Small businesses with EU staff worried about Brexit

More than half of small firms employing workers from the EU worry that Brexit will hurt recruitment, report claims.
BBC   |   Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:58:46

Loss of EU workers after Brexit would be a 'huge blow' to Britain's small businesses

LONDON - Over half of Britain's small businesses are concerned about being able to grow their business and access workers with the right skills after Brexit, according to a new survey from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). The policy group's latest report, titled "A skillful exit: What small firms ...
Business Insider   |   Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:01:00

General Election 2017: Labour to rip up Tory Brexit plan

Labour would scrap Theresa May's plans and unilaterally guarantee the rights of EU residents.
BBC   |   Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:02:05

Labour plan to frustrate Brexit by scrapping Great Repeal Bill 'raises prospect of second EU referendum'

Christopher Hope / Telegraph   |   Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:00:00

Brexit & Beyond: Macron To Face Le Pen in Runoff, Euro Hits Five-Month High, May's Election Gamble

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 Emmanuel Macron, France's independent presidential candidate, at an En Marche party in Paris. Photographer: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg Photographer: ...
MoneyBeat   |   Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:38:37

A Criminal Investigation is the Real Reason Theresa May Called the General Election

The election isn't meant to solidify Brexit-it's meant to keep Theresa May in power.
NY Observer   |   Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:00:13