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What does the Conservative election victory mean for Brexit?

Open Europe's Dominic Walsh and Stephen Booth consider what today's election outcome means for Brexit. The post What does the Conservative election victory mean for Brexit? appeared first on Open Europe .
Dominic Walsh / Open Europe   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:50:07

How class, turnout and the Brexit party shaped the result

Labour punished in Leave voting areas in its northern heartlands
FT   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:41:48

Johnson election victory propels Britain towards swift Brexit

Britain was speeding towards Brexit on Friday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a crushing election victory, ending three years of uncertainty since the country decided to leave the bloc.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:38:28

Johnson Vows To Get Brexit Done After Big Election Win

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson proclaimed a political Friday after his thumping election victory cleared Britain's way to finally leave the European Union after years of damaging deadlock over Brexit.
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:30:16

UK: No-Deal Brexit risks diminishing - TDS

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FX Street   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:26:16

Relief rally boosts former Labour nationalisation targets

Exuberance over Tory victory tempered by UK's lack of post-Brexit trade deal with EU
FT   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:25:04

Stocks Rally On Johnson Election Triumph, US Trade Deal Reports

European stocks and the British pound jumped Friday after an election triumph for pro-Brexit Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson, with sentiment lifted also by reports of a US-China trade deal. "Investors might have two early Christmas presents this week: a phase one trade deal between the US and China, and ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:16:52

When will the next general election be?

Boris Johnson's Conservatives on course to secure majority of 78 seats
Samuel Lovett / The Independent   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:15:37

General election 2019: Europe's press both relieved and wary

European newspapers welcome clarity after the result, but many remain wary of Brexit promises.
BBC   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:08:33

EU leaders acknowledge Brexit now inevitable

EU27 leaders are already strategizing how to get what they want in the next phase of the Brexit talks.
Louise Guillot, Carmen Paun, Zoya Sheftalovich, Laura Greenhalgh / Politico   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:08:17

Ντ. για την του

Ο των ΗΠΑ τον για την της μια που θα στη την της με την για την του ο ο ως των της τον του του Brexit.Η ότι η που δεν την της ΕΕ. Η ένα το ΕΕ που έξω από την ΕΕ της. Για να με της η η ...
Unknown / Eglimatikotita   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:07:39

Election result gives markets 'Boris bounce' but uncertainty remains

The Conservative Party's election success has delivered a rally for UK equity markets and sterling but uncertainty over a future trade deal with the EU remains. Asset managers said businesses would benefit from the reduced uncertainty around the Brexit withdrawal agreement but added UK growth was likely to remain weak ...
Jonathan Stapleton / Professional Pensions   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:01:28

Does Boris Johnson's victory mean a softer Brexit?

In the wake of Thursday's emphatic Tory election triumph in the U.K., one thing about Brexit is certain: Three and a half years after voting to do so, and two general elections later, the country will now definitely leave the EU. Even before the election campaign began, Conservative Campaign Headquarters ...
The Week   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:00:02

EU greets Johnson victory with relief and reluctance

EU leaders welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's election triumph on Friday as a chance to put three years of Brexit frustration behind them, but the Czech premier spoke for many in the bloc when he said Brexit was "bad news for Europe".
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:47:11

Farage : Ο του BREXIT !

Ο του Brexit, Nigel Farage, ότι ο του Brexit και ότι το πιο από την ΕΕ, οι τις τις της το στο Sky News ης και τα exit polls μια για το ο Farage Ο : «Η του Brexit δεν όλα τα που αν πως μας στο να ένα - ...
Unknown / Eglimatikotita   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:44:35

'Uncertainty ahead': Where does the vote really leave Brexit?

Following Boris Johnson's Conservative victory, analysts forecast further turbulence as Brexit moves towards next phase.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:40:21

EU 'Ready' For Next Round Of Brexit After Johnson Win

EU leaders said Friday they were ready for the next phase of Brexit, just hours after the resounding victory of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party that all but seals Britain's divorce from the bloc. The Europeans had widely expressed hope for a convincing victory in the British vote to achieve ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:38:24

Brexit uncertainty will linger throughout 2020 - Nordea

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FX Street   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:33:19

EU says 'ready' for Brexit trade talks after Johnson win

Times of India   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:17:10

Here's how sterling will now trade as Britain breaks its Brexit deadlock

Sterling will go into the first quarter of 2020 with some upside potential, according to currency experts, after a landslide U.K. election victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:16:34

Path To Softer Brexit? UK PM's Big Win Gives Him Leeway

The scale of the Conservative victory in Britain's election makes Britain's exit from the European Union all but inevitable but could lead to a softer split, analysts said on Friday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party secured its biggest majority in parliament since the heyday of Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:16:05

News Brief: Conservatives Win Big In U.K. Election, Impeachment Vote, China Trade

The British people have handed Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party a big victory, all but ensuring Brexit. Also, planned votes on two articles of impeachment were delayed.
Frank Langfitt / NPR   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:08:44

UK: The great Brexit gamble paid off - Rabobank

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FX Street   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:06:12

Boris Johnson gambles and wins

The most important outcome of the election is the certainty that it provides regarding Brexit. Japan must prepare accordingly.
No Author / Japan Times   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:59:40

'Get Brexit done': How Boris Johnson's election gamble paid off

For Boris Johnson, who only entered Downing Street this summer after his Conservative predecessor resigned, calling an election had been a high-stakes gamble. The Conservatives secured a sweeping victory, winning more than 360 of the 650 seats in the House of Commons - the party's largest majority since under Margaret ...
Times of India   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:59:32

Election result: Boris Johnson won because Remainers 'f***** it up, Dominic Cummings says

Top aide criticises 'educated Remainer campaigner types' for failing to read the mood
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:55:00

'Bad news for Europe': EU reacts to Johnson's big Brexit win

EU leaders welcome Boris Johnson's election triumph and call for a quick Brexit vote in the British parliament.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:47:58

European shares near record high after Johnson's UK landslide

A surge for London-listed companies brought European stock markets within striking distance of an all-time high on Friday, as investors cheered the likelihood of an orderly Brexit after a landslide
Reuters, London / Al Arabiya   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:47:56

Brexit relief for UK economy might not last long

Britain's economy will cast off some of the Brexit uncertainty that has held it back since 2016 after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's election triumph, but the risk remains of another showdown with Brussels in a year's time.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:37:48

Britain speeds towards Brexit as Johnson wins large majority in election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to end three years of political paralysis and take Britain out of the European Union by Jan. 31.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:33:04

Global stocks and the pound soar as euphoric traders cheer a US-China trade deal and a landslide UK election result

Global stocks surged to all-time highs on Friday after Donald Trump struck a deal with China to suspend tariffs set to go live on Sunday. Boris Johnson's Conservatives delivered a landslide victory in Britain's general election that paves the way for Brexit. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at record ...
Theron Mohamed / Money Game   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:27:55

Shares and sterling soar as trade and Brexit fog lifts

Stocks rose and the pound gained on Friday as the prospect of a China-U.S. trade deal and an election victory for Britain's Brexit-backing Conservative Party cleared two of the darkest clouds on the global investment horizon.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:20:46

Pro-European Britons' Hopes Of Stopping Brexit Fade

Britain's pro-European campaigners lost their bid Friday to persuade the public to undo Brexit, suffering a devastating defeat to the right-wing ruling party. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives secured their biggest majority since the heyday of Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s in Thursday's snap general election. The outcome allows Johnson ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:20:43

Moody's - Brexit uncertainty unlikely to lift for long, despite UK election

Credit ratings agency Moody's said on Friday that Brexit uncertainty was likely to return despite British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's comprehensive victory in Thursday's national election.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:10:51

Johnson Vows To Get Brexit Done After Sweeping Election Win

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday hailed a political in Britain after a thumping election victory which clears the way for the country to finally leave the EU next month after years of paralysing deadlock.
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:58:57

Investors Get Early Christmas On Trade, Brexit Optimism

Christmas came early Friday as equities and the pound surged on reports China and the US had reached a trade agreement, while British Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a landslide victory that will allow him to push through Brexit. Investors flocked back into stocks around the world on news that ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:56:42

UK election: Victorious Boris Johnson says will 'get Brexit done on time'

Condemning more than three years of political wrangling over Brexit, he said: "I will put an end to all that nonsense and we will get Brexit done on time by January 31, no ifs, no buts."
AFP / Financial Express   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:48:35

After Tory Win, Now What For UK Economy?

The election triumph by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives will likely bring on Brexit and a stimulus kick-start for the British economy after years of punishing austerity. Below is an outline on what to expect following Thursday's vote. Given the clear scale of the Conservative majority, Britain's exit from the ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:44:42

'Bad news for Europe' - EU reluctantly congratulates Johnson

EU leaders welcomed Boris Johnson's election triumph and called for a quick Brexit vote in the British parliament, but the Czech prime minister warned it was 'bad news for Europe'.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:34:16

Boris Johnson must fulfil his one-nation pledge

Conservatives should govern in the interests of all, not just those who backed Brexit
FT   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:33:59

Transcript: Boris Johnson's election victory speech in full

Conservative prime minister thanks voters who switched from Labour as he promises to 'get Brexit done'.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:30:39

Corbyn goes bust as Britain demands a Brexit break

Foreign observers may wonder why voters have again trusted Boris Johnson
FT   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:26:11

The UK Prime Minister reiterated his campaign pledge to 'get Brexit done' during a victory rally in central London

CNN   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:18:47

Election results: Boris Johnson thanks Labour voters who 'lent him' their support to deliver victory

PM says Tory party must change due to the surge of support outside of its traditional support. base
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:16:00

Shares jump and pound stages biggest rally in almost three years on Tory victory

Markets welcome greater certainty over Brexit as sterling surges to $1.34 The pound staged its biggest rally in almost three years and shares surged after the Conservative party secured a decisive victory in the general election. Sterling jumped more than 3 cents against the US dollar to $1.35, marking its ...
Kalyeena Makortoff / Guardian   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:11:55

Germany's Roettgen: Brexit now inevitable, but we should keep ties close

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FX Street   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:03:10

Four charts showing where election was won and how Brexit broke the 'red wall'

This was the Brexit election.
Sky   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:03:00

Brexit now inevitable, but we should keep ties close - Merkel ally

Boris Johnson's victory in the British parliamentary elections meant that the country's departure from the European Union was now inevitable, senior German conservative lawmaker Norbert Roettgen tweeted on Friday.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 07:53:14

PM urged to avoid 'arbitrary' Brexit deadlines after election win

A leading business group has urged Boris Johnson to resist "arbitrary negotiating deadlines" after winning the general election on a promise to "Get Brexit Done".
Sky   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 07:51:00

Johnson wins 'huge' mandate for swift Brexit in UK election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to end three years of political paralysis and take Britain out of the European Union within weeks.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 07:42:49

Britain's post-Brexit phase will start February 1 - EU Commissioner Breton

Britain's post-Brexit phase will start on Feb. 1 as there is now little doubt its parliament will accept Prime Minister Boris Johnson's deal on withdrawing from the European Union, European Commissioner for internal markets Thierry Breton said on Friday.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 07:31:24

UK's Johnson Wins Historic Victory In Brexit Election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday hailed a political after securing a sweeping election win, which clears the way for Britain to finally leave the European Union next month after years of political deadlock.
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 07:06:02

How Boris Johnson's election gamble paid off

It was a straight forward message: "Get Brexit done."
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 07:01:27

EU's Breton: Brexit will be reality on Feb 1

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FX Street   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:59:28

UK: Brexit Withdrawal Agreement to pass soon - Deutsche Bank

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FX Street   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:56:42

Business leaders promise investment if Johnson brings stability

Executives call on PM to deliver a soft Brexit to boost economic confidence
FT   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:54:52

What Boris Johnson's victory means for Brexit

The PM now has the political capital to pursue any Brexit he chooses - but he still needs to win agreement in Brussels.
Cristina Gallardo / Politico   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:47:34

Donald Trump congratulates Boris Johnson on a 'great WIN' in the UK election

Donald Trump has congratulated Boris Johnson on the Conservative Party's UK election success. In a tweet, the US president said: to Boris Johnson on his great WIN!" Trump said he and the UK Prime Minister will strike a "massive new Trade Deal" after Brexit is concluded. Visit Business Insider's home ...
Rob Price / Business Insider   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:46:20

Pound surges after Conservative election triumph and US-China trade deal - business live

Rolling coverage as the financial markets react to the Conservative Party's election triumph, and a breakthrough in the trade war Introduction: Sterling hits 18-month high vs US dollar Investors welcome clarity on Brexit Pound up three cents vs US dollar 6.46am GMT Neil Wilson of Markets.com says Johnson's 'thumping victory' ...
Graeme Wearden / Guardian   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:46:06

Forex Today: Big Johnson win sparks Brexit optimism, eyes on US-China trade deal

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FX Street   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:45:46

It's Brexit, stupid

It's Brexit, stupid It's been a long night but not necessarily one of too many surprises, with results closely reflecting what the exit polls told us at 10pm on Thursday. If that wasn't clear, just take a look at the pound which was tucked up in bed shortly after the ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:43:44

Battle for Brexit over with crushing victory by Boris Johnson's Conservatives

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday that voters had given his government a "powerful new mandate" to take Britain out of the EU next month ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:39:17

It's Boris Johnson's Britain, Now

The Britain that has emerged today is different from the one that came before, its old political map erased, its economic model upended, its prospects uncertain-even its very unity in doubt. The Britain built by Tony Blair is gone, fatally undermined by David Cameron's Brexit referendum and, now, swept away ...
Tom McTague / The Atlantic   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:35:50

Trump says Britain, U.S. free to strike new trade deal after Brexit

U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the latter's election win and said that Britain and the United States will now be free to strike a 'massive' new trade deal after Brexit.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:27:33

'Celebrate Boris!' Trump promises 'massive new trade deal'

Donald Trump has congratulated Boris Johnson on his huge election win and is promising a "massive" post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and US.
Sky   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:22:00

British PM Boris Johnson: We have a powerful mandate for Brexit

"At this stage it does look as though this one-nation Conservative government has been given a powerful new mandate, to get Brexit done and not just to get Brexit done but to unite this country and to take it forward," Johnson said after winning his seat of Uxbridge.
Reuters / Financial Express   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:04:31

Boris wins in a landslide. So what's the future for the UK and Brexit?

Cal Perry joins live from London to discuss what the big win for the Conservatives means for the future of the United Kingdom - especially Scotland - and Brexit.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:57:42

Veteran Labour lawmaker Dennis Skinner loses to Conservatives

Veteran Labour lawmaker Dennis Skinner lost the seat he had held since 1970 on Friday, as another brick in the "Red Wall" of traditional Labour support fell to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives and their pledge to deliver Brexit.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:53:29

Brexit is now unstoppable. But it's very far from done

Boris Johnson campaigned on a single, simple slogan: "Get Brexit done." Britain, it seems, could not have agreed more.
CNN   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:44:27

Winning big, Johnson on course to deliver swift Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to take Britain out of the European Union in matter of weeks.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:40:10

Boris Johnson's Conservative Party wins majority in UK Parliament, clearing path for Brexit

While results were still rolling in, the Conservatives had claimed 326 seats and appeared headed to the party's best election performance since 1987.
Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:38:07

Path To A Softer Brexit? UK PM's Win Gives Him Leeway

The scale of the Conservatives' projected victory in Britain's election makes Brexit all but inevitable, but could lead to a softer break with the European Union, analysts said on Friday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks set to win a comfortable majority in parliament after Thursday's election, which will allow him ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:36:46

UK's Johnson Heads For Big Win In 'Brexit Election'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday that voters had given his government a "powerful new mandate" to take Britain out of the EU next month, as he headed for victory in a landmark election.
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:30:03

What kind of Brexit will Britain now 'get done' after Boris Johnson's thumping election win?

The Conservatives' victory in the UK general election is at once a decisive moment of clarity and a harbinger of uncertainty. Prime minister Boris Johnson called the election with a pledge to "get Brexit done", and with his newly-won parliamentary majority, he is now in a position to do just ...
Tom Quinn, Senior Lecturer, Department of Government, University of Essex / The Conversation   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:24:45

UK election: Boris Johnson’s Conservatives secure majority in parliament, reports say

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday won a parliamentary majority, according to Sky News and BBC television, after a snap election called over Brexit.Results showed the Tories had won 326 of the 650 seats in the lower House of Commons, meaning they could not be beaten. Exit polls from ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:24:38

Veteran UK Labour lawmaker Dennis Skinner loses to Conservatives

Veteran Labour lawmaker Dennis Skinner lost the seat he had held since 1970 on Friday, as another brick in the "Red Wall" of traditional Labour support fell to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives and their pledge to deliver Brexit.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:22:55

British PM Johnson hails 'powerful mandate' for Brexit

Conservative leader Boris Johnson eyes 'historic' election victory as exit poll, initial results signal Labour demise.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:00:27

Historic Tory win, impeachment, US-China near deal

Boris Johnson declares Brexit mandate after crushing win
FT   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:00:00

Johnson declares 'powerful mandate to get Brexit done'

FT   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:58:54

What Boris Johnson's triumph means for Brexit - and the Union

Even for a man who has defied political gravity many times, calling an election three months into his premiership was an enormous risk.
Sky   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:48:00

Can Boris Johnson really 'Get Brexit Done' by end of 2020?

The election message was a pledge to "Get Brexit Done". Repeated on posters, adverts, aprons, T-shirts. Printed wherever there was a space.
Sky   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:44:00

Brexit beckons as UK's Johnson coasts to commanding win

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was on course for a resounding victory in Britain's election after voters backed his bid to deliver Brexit on Jan. 31, the country's most significant geopolitical move in 70 years.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:42:49

UK: Large Tory majority to deliver smooth Brexit - Standard Chartered

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FX Street   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:37:45

How Labour really lost seats in Leave-voting areas

The Tactical Voting Blog: Labour didn't do historically too badly in the seats it lost - it's the Tories that surged
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:37:00

British PM Johnson heads for big Brexit election win

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on course to win Thursday's election comfortably, giving him the numbers in parliament needed to pass his Brexit divorce deal next month, according to an exit poll on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:26:44

Give Australia Brexit!

The UK has embraced Brexit in its national election. It's time Australia followed suit. We need it a lot more than the UK does. Why we need our own Brexit is as obvious as falling wages growth, skyrocketing house prices, smoke choked cities, the staggering water crisis engulfing the east ...
David Llewellyn-Smith / MacroBusiness   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:24:43

British PM Johnson: We have a powerful mandate for Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that his government appeared to have won a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:17:00

Trump welcomes Boris Johnson's landslide election victory

US president hails 'big win' as Conservatives gain large overall majority in Commons
Tom Embury-Dennis / The Independent   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:16:00

EUR/USD violates key trendline on fading trade tensions and Brexit optimism

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FX Street   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:13:11

UK's Johnson says election results 'powerful new mandate' for Brexit

Times of India   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:10:32

EU 'ready' for trade talks after UK election, says Charles Michel

The European Council president will preside over a discussion among leaders Friday on Brexit trade talks.
Andrew Gray, Hans von der Burchard / Politico   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 03:58:40

Election result: Brexit to happen within weeks as Boris Johnson delivers stunning landslide

Jeremy Corbyn to stand down as Labour leader, while Jo Swinson loses seat
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 03:57:00

PM Johnson: We have a powerful mandate for Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that his government appeared to have won a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 03:54:37

Boris Johnson: Britain's victorious but divisive Brexit champion

Prime Minister Boris Johnson persuaded British voters to back Brexit in 2016, and if exit polls are correct now has a chance to deliver, but ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 03:52:13

The dream is dead: Johnson election triumph breaks UK 'remainer' hearts

After all the arguments and all the mass marches, opponents of Brexit faced a stark truth on Friday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's likely election landslide: there would be no second referendum; divorce from Europe was inevitable.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 03:51:48

British Remainers' Hopes Of Stopping Brexit Disappear

Pro-EU campaigners in Britain appear to have lost their bid to persuade the public to stay in the bloc, after indications of a crushing general election victory for the ruling party. An exit poll after voting ended on Thursday night suggested a large majority for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives, ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 03:34:53

Christmas cheer comes to markets as trade war breakthrough, easier Brexit path reduce risks

It started last Friday, with a blowout US jobs report that beat all expectations. Then, in quick succession, late on Thursday investors got news that the guns will be holstered in the US-China trade war, and that Britain is lifting itself out of the quagmire of a hung all the ...
Bloomberg / South China Morning Post   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 03:32:05

Richmond Park election result: Tory Brexiteer Zac Goldsmith thrashed by Lib Dems

Brexiteer former mayoral candidate sacked by voters
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 03:14:00

UK Election Results: PM Boris Johnson looks set for victory

The snap election had been called by Johnson in a bid to win a majority for his Conservative Party and break the Commons deadlock over Brexit.
PTI / Financial Express   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 03:04:31

Asian Markets Celebrate Early Christmas On Trade, Brexit Optimism

Christmas came early to Asian markets Friday as equities and the pound surged on reports China and the US had reached a trade agreement and exit polls predicted a landslide election win for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that will allow him to push through Brexit. Investors flocked back into ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 02:59:54

Polish opposition leaves haze over EU 'agreement' on emissions

Leaders resort to 'creativity' to reach deal on climate change, and say they're ready for Brexit.
David M. Herszenhorn, Jacopo Barigazzi / Politico   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 02:52:20

Labour Party blame game begins as crushing defeat looms

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faced calls to quit on Friday, after equivocation over Brexit and his limited personal appeal contributed to a collapse in traditional strongholds and what looks like his party's worst election defeat in 84 years.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 02:41:42

Reality check for Johnson's Brexit: it's just the beginning

Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears set for a sweeping election victory on a promise to "Get Brexit done", but there is a reality check waiting for jaded voters who are feeling relieved that the messy divorce seems to be finally over.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 02:37:51

USD/JPY is elevated on investor risk appetite owing to Brexit and US/Sino trade breakthroughs

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FX Street   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 02:28:07

The Best Commentary You Will See on the British Election

( John Hinderaker ) Election results are still coming in, but it is clear that Britain's Conservatives have won a great victory, enough to give them a working majority in the House of Commons that will will allow them to proceed, at long last, with Brexit. Late this afternoon, after ...
John Hinderaker / Power Line   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 02:25:22

Boris Johnson's ruling party looks set for big win in 'Brexit election'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling party was forecast to win a thumping 368 out of 650 seats in parliament -- which if confirmed would be the party's biggest majority in three decades -- according to the survey published as polls closed.
Times of India   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 02:20:08

Boris triumphs but Britain and EU are still in jitters

Boris Johnson's huge win as predicted by exit polls in the historic British elections today could change Europe as much as the United Kingdom, especially if the Scottish nationalists who also won massively demand independence from Britain after Brexit. Johnson, who has regularly been the butt of mocking jokes in ...
Brij Khindaria, Foreign Affairs Columnist / Moderate Voice   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 02:16:15

Farage takes credit for Tory win as Brexit party comes up short

Exit poll suggests new party will not win a single seat in new parliament
FT   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 01:54:52

EU welcomes Brexit clarity from Conservative victory

European leaders welcomed on Thursday that Boris Johnson's expected election victory provided clarity on Britain's withdrawal from the EU, but said it would be challenging to agree a post-Brexit trade deal by the end of 2020.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 01:34:23

Brexit will now happen but Johnson's win puts future of the UK in doubt - FT

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FX Street   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 01:30:45

Boris Johnson's big election victory: what it means for the UK and Brexit

Results are still rolling in but it looks as though Prime Minister Boris Johnson has secured a big victory in the British general election. He looks set to have gone from a minority government to a very large parliamentary majority. Projections based on exit polling and early results indicate his ...
UK edition / The Conversation   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 01:28:52

Highlights: EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss climate, budget, Brexit

European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday for talk on climate, the EU's long-term budget, Brexit, the euro zone and Russia sanctions, among others.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 01:23:00

EU executive expects mandate for talks on post-Brexit trade deal

The European Commission expect European Union leaders on Friday to grant it a mandate for talks with Britain on a future trade agreement, the head of the Commission Ursula von der Leyen told a news conference.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 01:18:58

Brexit will now happen but Johnson's win puts future of UK in doubt

The next government will be defined by forces beyond the prime minister's control
FT   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 01:15:52

EU Commission Head: Will get mandate from EU leaders tomorrow for next steps in the Brexit process

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FX Street   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:55:03

CNN's Bianca Nobilo: The blame game has begun within Labour party

As the UK election results start to roll in and the Conservative Party is on course for a comfortable majority, the blame game within the Labour Party has already begun, says CNN's Bianca Nobilo.
CNN   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:41:01

General election: Boris Johnson to accelerate Brexit plans as Tories head for landslide

But prime minister faces fraught period of intensive negotiations to avoid a no-deal crash-out at the end of 2020
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:37:00

UK heads towards Brexit as Johnson on course for decisive win

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party looks set for a resounding victory in Britain's election on Thursday, allowing him to deliver Brexit on January 31 in what would be the country's most significant geopolitical move for 70 years.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:34:58

Sweden PM: Brexit will happen now, little time for trade deal

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Friday that Britain's election results, according to exit polls, meant Brexit would now materialise and that time was short to seal a new relationship deal between the EU and Britain.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:33:49

Election results: McDonnell blames Brexit for predicted Labour defeat

The shadow chancellor says Labour had hoped "other issues would cut through" in the campaign.
BBC   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:30:14

British pound surges as PM Johnson heads for big election win

The British pound surged on Thursday, hitting its highest levels against the euro since shortly after the 2016 Brexit referendum as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party looked on course for a big parliamentary majority.
Reuters   |   Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:21:00

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