Brexit News Archive: 25 May 2017

Lloyds' chair refutes 'Jenga tower' collapse of City after Brexit

Lord Blackwell says London will remain Europe's dominant financial centre
FT   |   Thu, 25 May 2017 16:42:59

Lloyds Chairman: City Could Weather "No Deal" Brexit

The chairman of Lloyds Banking Group Lord Blackwell has said the City can weather a "no deal" Brexit. In comments this morning reported by City AM, Blackwell said: "I'm not complacent, but I do think London and UK financial services can weather a situation where there is 'no deal'... There ...
Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 25 May 2017 15:49:50

Trump privately tells EU leaders he is worried about Brexit

LONDON - US President Donald Trump has reportedly told European Union leaders that he's worried Brexit will have a negative impact on jobs in America. In what would amount to a huge U-turn on the subject of Britain's departure from the 28-nation bloc, Trump used a meeting with EU figures ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 25 May 2017 15:13:04

Lloyds chairman dismisses warnings the City could collapse like a Jenga tower after Brexit

Telegraph   |   Thu, 25 May 2017 14:40:18

Lloyds chairman: Brexit will not lead to 'Jenga tower' collapse of UK finserve sector

FT   |   Thu, 25 May 2017 12:12:56

Jonathan Ive: UK needs global talent

The UK should keep its doors open to global talent after Brexit, Sir Jonathan Ive tells the BBC.
BBC   |   Thu, 25 May 2017 11:24:19

Donald Trump 'tells European leaders he is worried about American jobs after Brexit'

Telegraph   |   Thu, 25 May 2017 11:21:32

Britain's economy grew even less than we thought at the start of 2017

LONDON - Britain's economy grew just 0.2% in the first quarter of 2017, according to a second estimate from the Office for National Statistics released on Thursday, even lower than the preliminary reading released in late April. The 0.2% growth in the first quarter marks the slowest growth since the ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 25 May 2017 08:32:18

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Thursday. 1. The European Central Bank has ruled out the possibility that Brexit could pose a major threat to the euro area economy, rejecting warnings from the Bank of England that a messy UK withdrawal could leave EU companies ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 25 May 2017 05:53:05

Thousands in Belgium protest Trump's stances on issues ranging from reproductive rights to Brexit

Thousands of people with flags, bullhorns and bongos crowded the center of Belgium's capital Wednesday to protest President Trump's arrival for meetings with officials including Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel and NATO leaders. Women wearing pink cat-ear hats known as "pussy hats" led the...
Money & Company   |   Wed, 24 May 2017 21:05:00

Post-Brexit EU Unity May Not Hold

The biggest surprise of Brexit has been theremarkable cohesion of the remaining 27 members of the European Union. No one has been more surprised by this unity than the EU itself. But it may not last.
WSJ   |   Wed, 24 May 2017 18:14:18