Brexit News Archive: 11 Jul 2017

Boris Johnson says Brexit divorce bill is 'extortionate'

U.K. foreign secretary Boris Johnson did not mince words on Tuesday when pushing back against calls for Britain to pay billions to honor its European Union commitments as part of Brexit talks.
CNN   |   Tue, 11 Jul 2017 14:51:30

EU money demands for Brexit deal "seem extortionate" - Johnson

The sums of money the European Union is to demand from Britain as part of its Brexit settlement "seem to be extortionate", British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said today. The EU wants an agreement on how the "Brexit bill" will be calculated before launching talks on a free trade agreement. ...
Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:12:00

HSBC CEO confirms possible 'hard' Brexit plan to move 1,000 jobs to Paris

HSBC Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver confirmed on Tuesday possible plans to move 1,000 jobs from Britain to Paris in case of a so-called 'hard' Brexit.
CNBC   |   Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:32:00

Boris Johnson: EU can 'go whistle' over Brexit divorce bill

The UK foreign secretary also says there is "no plan" if Britain fails to get a Brexit deal.
BBC   |   Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:03:16

Boris Johnson accuses EU of 'extortion' over Brexit divorce bill and says it can 'go whistle'

Laura Hughes / Telegraph   |   Tue, 11 Jul 2017 11:24:11

UK's Johnson: Sum of money EU proposing to demand from UK for Brexit deal is 'extortionate'

Reuters reporting comments from the UK Foreign Secretary Johnson, noting that the sum of money EU is proposing to demand from UK for Brexit deal is 'e
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:54:43

HSBC confirms possible 'hard' Brexit plan to move 1,000 jobs to Paris

CEO Stuart Gulliver says recent reforms in France would be positive for the company
Leigh Thomas and Maya Nikolaeva / Globe and Mail   |   Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:44:43

GBP/USD probes session lows near 1.2870

The Sterling is extending its weekly decline so far on Tuesday, dragging GBP/USD to the area of daily lows near 1.2870. GBP/USD softer on Brexit jitt
Pablo Piovano / FX Street   |   Tue, 11 Jul 2017 06:09:28

Daily briefing: Trump Jr-Russia, Qatar's sanction cushion and Brexit

Shifting accounts of effort to find damaging information on Clinton fuel concern
FT   |   Mon, 10 Jul 2017 20:07:59

Top MEP threatens Brexit deal veto over citizens rights

The European Parliament's chief Brexit coordinator has warned MEPs will veto a deal with the UK.
euronews   |   Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:49:43

Australia Wants A Quick Post-Brexit Trade Deal With Britain

Remainers keep telling us that Britain will not be able to trade outside the EU--the number of people lining up, as here with Australia, to sign trade deals seems to belie that, doesn't it?
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:09:00

Australian PM says he won't 'muck around' and wants a free trade deal with the UK 'speedily' after Brexit

Kate McCann / Telegraph   |   Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:27:47

Australian PM Turnbull: Want free trade deal with UK post-Brexit - Reuters

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Bligh Turnbull recently crossed the wires, via Reuters, stating that Australia wants to have a free-trade deal with
Eren Sengezer / FX Street   |   Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:07:14

"A damp squib" - EU parliament reacts to UK proposal on citizens

British proposals to guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in Britain would cast "a dark cloud of vagueness and uncertainty" over the lives of millions of Europeans, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator said. Writing in the Guardian newspaper, Guy Verhofstadt said the differences between proposals made by the European ...
Reuter / Times of Malta   |   Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:21:00

EU parliament threatens veto on Brexit over citizens' rights

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Parliament on Monday set itself on a collision course with Britain, making a damning assessment of British proposals on EU citizens' rights after the U.K. leaves the European Union.
Associated Press   |   Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:32:00

Weakened May appeals to opponents to help deliver Brexit success

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will call on opposition lawmakers to help steer Britain out of the European Union as she seeks to reset after ...
Japan Times   |   Mon, 10 Jul 2017 04:55:34

EU parliament condemns UK Brexit proposals on citizen rights

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Parliament's group on Brexit negotiations has made a damning assessment of British proposals on EU citizens' rights after the U.K. leaves the European Union, further indication of how tough the two-year negotiations are expected to become.
Associated Press   |   Mon, 10 Jul 2017 04:30:00

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