Brexit News Archive: 23 May 2017

No trade talks before Brexit Bill settled, EU tells London

European Union governments agreed a common Brexit negotiating plan yesterday and renewed their insistence that they would not open talks on a post-Brexit trade deal until London agrees to settle what it owes the Union. Ministers from the 27 other EU states met in Brussels to sign off on a ...
Alastair Macdonald / Times of Malta   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 22:01:05

EU ministers agree tough Brexit mandate

Germany warns reality yet to 'break through', as UK and bloc take opposing positions
FT   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 17:09:45

EU's Barnier refuses to imagine UK Brexit talks walkout

The European Union's Brexit negotiator says no deal is not an option in talks due to start on 19 June.
BBC   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 13:08:19

The "Smart Money" Is Sensing a BREXIT-Type Event.

The "smart money" is flashing a signal that the US economy and ultimately the financial system, are in serious trouble. CNBC and other media outlets like to focus on stocks because they tend to be more volatile and therefore more exciting. But BONDS are the "smart money" for the financial ...
Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 13:04:57

Some VERY Smart People Who Manage Billions Are Preparing For a BREXIT-Type Event

The "smart money" is flashing a signal that the US economy and ultimately the financial system, are in serious trouble. CNBC and other financial media outlets like to focus on stocks because they tend to be more volatile and therefore more exciting... But BONDS are the "smart money" for the ...
Gains Pains & Capital   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 13:03:06

EU's Barnier: Brexit talks to start in June

Speaking to reporters on Monday, the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said he expected first talks with London on the terms of
Eren Sengezer / FX Street   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 12:17:32

EU gives Barnier mandate for 'very difficult' Brexit talks

EU ministers on Monday unanimously gave Frenchman Michel Barnier the green light to start what they warned would be "very difficult" talks with Britain over its exit from the bloc.
NEWS WIRES / France 24   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 11:50:08

EU ministers approve Commission's tough Brexit guidelines

FT   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 11:48:20

No trade talks before Brexit bill settled, EU warns London

EU governments agree to common Brexit negotiating plan
Globe and Mail   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 11:46:48

EU Refining Brexit Position as UK Threatens to Quit Talks

European Union ministers meet in Brussels on Monday to refine their Brexit negotiating position after the UK threatened to quit talks on its departure unless the bloc drops its demands for a divorce payment as high as 100 billion euros ($112 billion). Britain's negotiations would otherwise be plunged into "chaos," ...
OANDA   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 08:44:35

EU nations set tough negotiating mandate for Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (AP) - The 27 European Union nations negotiating Britain's exit from the bloc have set a tough mandate for their chief negotiator during the opening part of the two-year proceedings.
Associated Press   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 07:04:00

10 things you need to know before European markets open

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Monday. 1. The European Union is expected to propose that clearing of euro denominated securities should be moved from London to the continent after Brexit, Euronext chief executive Stephane Boujnah said on Friday. The Financial Times reports that the ...
Business Insider   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 06:56:12

Average asking price for homes in UK hits record high of £317,000

Data suggests buyers are brushing aside Brexit and election uncertainty to seek bigger properties in school catchment areas Asking prices for UK homes hit a new record high over the past month as families in search of bigger properties brushed aside uncertainty caused by Brexit and June's general election. Prices ...
Angela Monaghan / Guardian   |   Mon, 22 May 2017 05:01:14