Brexit News Archive: 11 May 2017

General Election 2017: Teen takes on Cameron over Brexit

A teenager asks David Cameron to "take some for Brexit during a walkabout in Nantwich.
BBC   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 20:07:16

Brexit must avoid hard border in Ireland, says EU negotiator

Avoiding a hard border in Ireland is a top priority for the EU, the bloc's chief Brexit negotiator says.
euronews   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 18:20:25

Barnier seeks to avoid 'hard' border in Ireland after Brexit

But UK exit from bloc will have 'consequences', EU negotiator tells Irish parliament
FT   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 17:41:02

General election 2017: David Cameron on need to stop 'extreme Brexit'

Ex-PM says a big win would strengthen Theresa May in negotiations at home as well as in Brussels.
BBC   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 17:38:13

Bank of England says solid economic growth is linked to 'smooth' Brexit

UK central bank cuts 2017 growth forecast only slightly, warns wages not keeping up with higher inflation means difficulty for British households.
euronews   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 17:20:51

No return to hard border in Ireland after Brexit, EU chief negotiator says

Associated Press / Telegraph   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 14:21:43

Ireland's Interests will be EU Interests in Brexit Negotiation

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said that securing Ireland's interests and avoiding a hard border between with the U.K. will be at the forefront of upcoming talks. In an address to the Irish houses of parliament Thursday, Barnier said that the Republic of Ireland, an EU-member state ...
OANDA   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 13:03:52

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

Ashley Kirk / Telegraph   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 12:28:49

Stocks, Sterling, Bond Yields Drop As BoE's Carney Admits No Plan For Disorderly Brexit

US equity futures have legged lower this morning as Cable tumbles folowing remarks from Bank of England governor Carney that they "haven't modeled for a disorderly Brexit." It appears the omniscience of central bankers is very briefly in question.... And as Citi notes, GBPUSD is not looking great - we're ...
Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 12:11:20

EU's Barnier will 'work to avoid' Brexit hard border

Michel Barnier tells the Irish parliament he will work to avoid a hard border when the UK leaves the EU.
BBC   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 11:58:59

Current MPC policy appropriate - BoE's Carney

At his press conference today, Governor Mark Carney said: "GBP appreciation could reflect expectations of a smoother Brexit". "Projected inflation o
Pablo Piovano / FX Street   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 11:40:56

Normal interest rates depends on 'smooth' Brexit says Bank of England

Latest forecasts suggest recent economic slowdown will be temporary
FT   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 11:19:41

Bank of England warns on living standards as interest rates stay steady

Central bank hints that interest rates may have to rise sooner than expected if inflation continues to overshoot its target The Bank of England has warned households that living standards will fall this year as the Brexit vote works its way through to higher prices and meagre pay deals. Presenting ...
Katie Allen / Guardian   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 11:14:34

BOE Keeps Rate At 0.25%, Warns Rates May Rise Faster In Case Of "Smooth" Brexit

Just as consensus had expected, the BOE kept its interest rate at 0.25% after a 7-1 vote; in a unaimous vote it also kept its corporate and government bond purchase programs unchanged at GBP10 and GBP435 BN respectively. The biggest highlight in the statement was the BOE's note that monetary ...
Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 11:12:16

Bank of England keeps rates at record low as economy slows

LONDON- The Bank of England has decided to keep its main interest rate at a record low of 0.25 percent as the economy weakens ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union. The bank's governor, Mark Carney, has said volatility and uncertainty would govern the process of Brexit, even though ...
CNBC   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 11:01:00

We have conditions on various Brexit scenarios: BOE's Carney

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks about his organization's means of dealing with Brexit uncertainty.
CNBC   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 10:34:00

EU Raises Growth Forecasts but Cites Threats From Brexit, Trump

Europe's economy is strengthening, the European Union said, raising this year's growth forecast, despite geopolitical risks that could undermine its fifth year of recovery.
WSJ   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 09:45:04

'Ireland's interests will be the EU's interests', says EU's chief Brexit negotiator

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said that securing Ireland's interests and avoiding a hard border between with the U.K. will be at the forefront of upcoming talks.
CNBC   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 09:30:00

Ireland is treating EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier like 'John F Kennedy, Nelson Mandela, and François Mitterrand'

Ireland is wooing EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, hoping that special treatment for the Frenchman will help secure a good deal for the country in Brexit negotiations. The Financial Times reports that Barnier will be treated to "the trappings of a visiting head of state" when he visits Dublin on ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 07:32:50

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier visits Ireland today - BBC

According to BBC news, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will address a joint session of the Irish houses of parliament later on Thursda
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 07:29:45

Exclusive: Banksy 'gives' his Brexit mural to a family who now plan to sell it for £1m

Anita Singh / Telegraph   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 07:11:53

Labour's UK election manifesto is leaked - including pledge of no Brexit without Brussels deal

Britain's opposition Labour party will not allow the country to exit the EU without securing a Brexit deal, if it wins next month's election, according to a leaked draft manifesto published by several newspapers. The 43-page document for the June 8 election was due to have an official launch next ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 06:31:41

Watch BOE's Mark Carney on monetary policy, elections and Brexit

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, will give a press conference following the bank's interest rate decision.
CNBC   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 05:24:00

Ireland woos Michel Barnier as Brexit talks loom

French negotiator carries Dublin's hopes of minimising impact of UK exit from the EU
FT   |   Thu, 11 May 2017 04:01:34

Ford to UK: We also need Brexit deals with Turkey, S. Africa

Britain needs to strike post-Brexit trade deals with countries such as Turkey and South Africa as well as the European Union, Ford said on May 10, underlining the scale of the challenge facing Prime Minister Theresa May to meet business demands
Hurriyet   |   Wed, 10 May 2017 11:00:00

New York Times to run 'Brexit Means Brexit' tours of London for $6000

The New York Times is running a "Brexit Means Brexit" trip to the city, according to a post on its Journeys website
CNBC   |   Wed, 10 May 2017 10:31:00

JUNCKER: Leak of extensive Brexit talk over dinner with May was a 'serious mistake'

The President of the European Commission says the extensive leaks of conversations he had with British Prime Minister Theresa May about Brexit were a "serious mistake." Jean-Claude Juncker told German newspaper Handelsblatt that "there is no such thing as a small circle" when asked about who would have known the ...
Business Insider   |   Wed, 10 May 2017 07:12:22

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