Brexit News Archive: 08 May 2017

Brexit & Beyond: Macron Takes the Presidency, French Result Eases Path for Stronger Euro, Big Win for Merkel's Party

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 addresses supporters after winning the French Presidential Election at The Louvre on May 7, 2017 ...
MoneyBeat   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 18:25:18

City banks could move at least 9,000 jobs from UK due to Brexit

Reuters research finds Frankfurt and Dublin are biggest likely winners as finance sector plans for Britain's exit from EU Big banks in the City could shift at least 9,000 roles out of the UK as a result of Brexit, according to a tally of job warnings since the EU referendum. ...
Jill Treanor / Guardian   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 16:41:23

Op-Ed: Incoming French President Emmanuel Macron has bigger fish to fry than Brexit

It's on Emmanuel Macron to negotiate Britain's exit from the EU but he can't worry about punishing or pleasing the UK, writes Breakingviews' Swaha Pattanaik.
CNBC   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 15:27:00

Banksy unveils new Brexit-inspired mural

Banksy has taken his skills to Dover, where his latest mural shows a man chipping away at one of the EU flag's stars.
CNBC   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 13:29:00

REFILE-Slowing economy likely to ruffle Bank of England hawks' feathers

LONDON, May 8- "Not yet" is likely to be the main message this week from Bank of England officials pondering when to start signaling an interest rate hike after a sharp slowdown rekindling doubt about Britain's economy ahead of Brexit. Most BoE rate-setters, who were wrong-footed by the resilience of ...
CNBC   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 11:59:00

Slowing economy likely to ruffle Bank of England's hawks's feathers

LONDON, May 8- "Not yet" is likely to be the main message this week from Bank of England officials pondering when to start signaling an interest rate hike despite a sharp slowdown rekindling doubt about Britain's economy ahead of Brexit. Most BoE rate-setters, who were wrong-footed by the resilience of ...
CNBC   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 11:08:00

Morning News: May 8, 2017

Paris to Redouble Efforts to Attract Brexit Banks After Macron Win Saudi Arabia and Russia Signal Oil-Cuts Extension Into 2018 Top China Official Urges Economic [...]
Eddy Elfenbein   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 11:02:13

Banks planning to move 9,000 jobs from Britain because of Brexit

Last week Standard Chartered and JPMorgan were the latest global banks to outline plans for their European operations after Brexit
Anjuli Davies and Andrew MacAskill / Globe and Mail   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 10:49:48

New Banksy Brexit mural unveiled

A mural of a workman, chisel in hand, chipping away at one of the gold stars on the European Union flag has appeared in Dover, the ferry port that connects the UK with France.
CNN   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 09:58:19

EU leaders hail Emmanuel Macron's emphatic election triumph as landslide win against Marine Le Pen casts cloud over Brexit

James Rothwell / Telegraph   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 08:41:55

EU's Moscovici: There's no division between EU27 on Brexit talks - CNBC

In an interview with CNBC, the European Commissioner for Economic Affairs Pierre Moscovici noted that there's no division between EU27 on Brexit talks
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 07:25:42

UBS CHAIRMAN: 'Brexit is a time bomb' and Macron's win 'doesn't mean Europe is out of the woods'

"Brexit is a time bomb," UBS Chairman Axel Weber told the International Institute of Finance's spring meeting in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday. His comments, reported by the Financial Times, were in relations to the biggest political risks in Europe. He not only talked about Britain leaving the European Union on ...
Business Insider   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 06:45:47

EU's Moscovici: Need an orderly, clean Brexit

European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici says being a member of the European Union club is better than leaving and not being a member.
CNBC   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 05:18:00

Banksy Brexit mural of worker chipping away at EU flag appears in Dover

A Brexit-inspired mural by Banksy showing a worker chipping away at a star on the EU flag has appeared in Dover. The artwork emerged overnight on the Castle Amusements building near the ferry terminal, which connects the UK with mainland Europe. The large mural, which was confirmed by Banksy's representatives ...
The Guardian / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 8 May 2017 02:22:01

Banksy Unveils Brexit-Inspired Mural Showing Dismantling Of EU Flag

Elusive British street artist Banksy has unveiled his latest artwork, one that depicts the dismantling of the European Union's flag. The massive blue and yellow mural appeared overnight in Dover, England on Sunday. The site is near a major ferry terminal that connects the U.K. with mainland Europe. A post ...
Huffington Post   |   Sun, 7 May 2017 21:39:14