Brexit News Archive: 26 Apr 2017

Deutsche: Brexit risk to up to 4,000 UK jobs

The warning is the latest from a financial firm since the UK voted to leave the European Union.
BBC   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:19:18

Deutsche Bank: 4,000 jobs at risk of being moved out of UK after Brexit

Bank says 2,000 front office people would be moved, with another 2,000 posts at risk depending on new regulations Deutsche Bank has warned that up to 4,000 UK jobs could be moved to Frankfurt and other locations in the European Union as a result of Brexit. Germany's biggest bank employs ...
Jill Treanor / Guardian   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:03:42

Deutsche Bank executive warns thousands of UK roles at Brexit risk

Lender's head of regulation says 4,000 staff could be forced to relocate
FT   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:23:01

May: Labour would bring chaotic Brexit

UK Prime Minister Theresa May warned that the opposition Labour Party would doom Britain to a "chaotic Brexit" as she clashed with its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, in a testy final Prime Minister's Questions before a snap general election is held on June 8.
CNN   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:10:24

The EU and UK's race for a US trade deal

Washington cannot, and will not, put a post-Brexit Britain 'first in line' for accord
FT   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:34:52

Barclays boss: Banks need access to talent post-Brexit

Barclays chief executive Jes Staley says access to talent after Brexit is "tremendously important" to the City of London.
BBC   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:13:50

Barclays boss sounds Brexit talent warning

Bank chief Jes Staley says access to talented workers after Brexit is "tremendously important".
BBC   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:01:32

Opposition parties offer choices from soft clean Brexit to hard dirty Brexit

Here is a crib sheet of what the main UK opposition political parties have said in relation to the future of European environmental regulations. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas, 2016. Yui Mok/PA Archive/PA Images. All rights reserved.The UK electorate is being forced to make stark ...
Open Democracy   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:55:06

May looks to steer Brexit talks in Barnier meeting

UK prime minister seeks low-key negotiation while EU wants more transparent approach
FT   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:36:33

Soft clean Brexit or hard dirty Brexit: The great unpicking of EU regulations begins

UK prime minister Theresa May remains beholden to a small, vocal, hardened and influential faction within the Conservative party which is determined to strip away environmental protections agreed in Europe. UK prime minister Theresa May, 2017. Victoria Jones/PA Wire/PA Images. All rights reserved.As any dodgy dealer knows, the best way ...
Open Democracy   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:34:49

Anti-Brexit advocate launches tactical UK voting campaign

LONDON (AP) - Businesswoman Gina Miller, who took the British government to court in a successful bid to win Parliament a vote on Brexit, launched a campaign Wednesday to back pro-EU candidates at the ballot box.
Associated Press   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:36:00

Will London survive as a financial centre after Brexit?

EU rivals including Paris and Frankfurt are circling in the hope they can claw back business from the UK Brexit has set a hungry cat among the financial pigeons of the City of London. No one yet knows what kind of access to the European Union's single financial market UK-based ...
Howard Davies / Guardian   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:08:45

Gina Miller launches UK tactical voting campaign

Three Conservatives quit Open Britain as it calls to unseat pro-Brexit MPs
FT   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 04:00:59

EU warns Britain: don't assume free trade deal for the City

European Union leaders will warn Britain it cannot assume its big financial services industry would be included in any free trade deal after Brexit, diplomats said after fixing negotiating terms in a draft document. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, who will open negotiations with the EU in June assuming she ...
Alastair Macdonald, Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:01:02

Will London Survive Brexit?

Brexit has set a hungry cat among the financial pigeons of the City of London. No one yet knows what kind of access to the EU's single financial market UK-based firms will have, and European centers have spotted an opportunity to claw some of this business back.
Project Syndicate   |   Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:34:06

General Election 2017 key target seats: How Theresa May could take 58 Brexit-backing Labour seats

Ashley Kirk / Telegraph   |   Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:59:40

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