Last Updated: 07:12 GMT Tuesday, 20 Nov. 2018

Brexit and US housing data amongst market movers today - Danske Bank

Analysts at Danske Bank suggest that in the UK, focus remains on Brexit and any news regarding Theresa May's uncertain future as PM and party leader. Key Quotes "May is expected to travel to Brussels today to discuss trade. Apart from politics, markets will also keep an eye on any ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 06:34:36

Brexit Warnings: Theresa May under fire from Unionist allies | #GME

Theresa May is under fire this morning on multiple fronts as she battles to win support for her draft Brexit deal. Last night the UK Prime Minister's...
dvolatility / Distressed Volatility   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 06:28:14

Forget Brexit, trade the BoE's upcoming rate war - Bloomberg

As noted by Bloomberg, the head of Columbia's Threadneedle, Ed Al-Hussainy sees no way to successfully trade UK Prime Minister Theresa May's current slow-motion Brexit crisis, and the only feasible solution is to adjust perspective on the UK and instead focus on the Bank of England (BoE), and its interest ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 06:20:40

For hard-right revolutionaries, Brexit is cover for a different end | Polly Toynbee

A group of extremists within the Tory party would welcome the havoc unleashed by 'no deal' to advance their cause The vultures circle a wounded prime minister, who is attacked by the hordes of extremists in her party while beset by new inconvenient facts daily exposing the damage Brexit can ...
Polly Toynbee / Guardian   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 06:00:06

Price Action Is Swirling Around This Week's Key Drivers. Dovish Fed, Brexit And Trade War

Seeking Alpha   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 05:54:11

GBP/USD: Brexit on the backburner once more as UK Inflation Hearings back for another round

Brexit tensions remain high, but volatility has tightened up as investors await the next turn of the page. The UK's latest Inflation Hearings sees the BoE's Carney on the testimony stand today in parliament. GBP/USD is trading flatly near 1.2850, keeping tied to familiar levels for the week as Sterling ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 05:11:25

Dollar bulls wary after cautious Fed comments, weak homebuilder report

The yen has strengthened over the last two sessions as traders rushed to the currency in the uncertainty around U.S.-China trade talks, Brexit worries, and the Italian budget standoff.
Reuters / Financial Express   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 05:04:51

May vows to give Indian techies fair chance post Brexit

Addressing the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) annual conference in London, she said the country's post-Brexit immigration system will be based on skills and talent rather than which country the immigrant comes from.
Times of India   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 04:21:23

Brexit: DUP tells Theresa May to 'keep her side of the bargain'

Democratic Unionists tell the PM to "keep her side of the bargain" after abstaining in Commons votes.
BBC   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 04:12:07

Senior City figures call for second Brexit vote

Split within finance sector over how to react to withdrawal deal
FT   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 04:00:58

The issues that could decide Brexit deal fate

Transition extension, trade ties, fishing and negotiation timetable are still unresolved
FT   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 04:00:32

Brexit shows why CEOs cannot be political leaders

Business has finally taken a position, but they are not democratically accountable
FT   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 04:00:29

Daily Markets Broadcast 2018-11-20

Daily Markets Broadcast 2018-11-20 Wall Street dragged lower by tech sector A weak tech sector led US indices lower yesterday on reports Apple is reducing production of its iPhone handsets. European indices remain pressured by Brexit sentiment. Asian bourses look set for a weaker open today. NAS100USD Weekly Chart The ...
Andrew Robinson / OANDA   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 02:22:43

UK universities and the 'Brexit effect'

Are you as confused as I am by all the Brexit news: Hard Brexit, Soft Brexit, No Deal, Back Stop, No Back Stop? Nearly two and a half years on from the referendum, it seems that clarity regarding Britain's departure from the EU is as elusive as ever. The 21-month ...
Martin Campion / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 02:00:30

GBP/JPY near-term flatlining at 144.75 ahead of the UK's Inflation Hearings

GBP/JPY stuck on the south end of 145.00 as market sentiment remains hung. Brexit continues to bear down on the GBP. GBP/JPY remains tied up in a near-term sideways channel from 144.40 to 145.35, and the Guppy is hung up just shy of the 145.00 handle heading through early Tuesday ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 02:00:07

Forex Today: Risk aversion on the downside as Fed rate hikes and Brexit keep investors off-balance

In forex today, broader market action was largely subdued as markets continue to ponder the implications of Fed policy and the ongoing Brexit drama. Fed's Williams: Fed to continue hiking rates along gradual path Risk appetite remains constrained as market participants await potential changes to the US Federal Reserve's dot ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:23:23

Raw Politics: Brexit deal, 'rake news', French fuel tax protests

On this episode of Raw Politics: Theresa May remains firm on the controversial draft Brexit deal, while protests in response to high fuel prices...
dvolatility / Distressed Volatility   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:43:10

Price action is swirling around this week's key drivers. Dovish Fed, Brexit and Trade War

Markets Overnight price action is swirling around this week's key drivers. Dovish Fed, Brexit and Trade War USDJPY remains lower EURUSD higher following soft US housing data - all speaking again to the market's sensitivity to weaker US data given the Fed dovish U-turn. US Stocks moved aggressively lower, led ...
Stephen Innes / OANDA   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:31:21

Brexit: Introduce ID cards to control immigration instead of leaving the EU, report says

UK should do more within existing EU rules to set up national identity system and avoid 'terrible mistake' of Brexit, think tank says
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:16:30

Northern Ireland for English Cabinet Ministers and other beginners

Brexit has exposed much confusion about the history and processes of Northern Ireland, both among the public and government ministers. In an effort to provide some clarity, Sean Swan offers an overview. Given the importance of the Irish border in the Brexit negotiations, the lack of knowledge about Northern Ireland ...
Artemis Photiadou / British Politics and Policy at LSE   |   Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:19

'Brexit V No Brexit' Economic Forecasts To Be Published After Pressure On Government

Graeme Demianyk / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:27:13

Northern Irish DUP party fires warning shot at UK PM May - Reuters

As reported by Reuters, Northern Ireland's DUP party aimed a shot across the bow of UK Prime Minister Theresa May, withholding their votes on key issues as a display of discontent with the PM's latest Brexit agreement with the EU. Key quotes "May agreed a draft arrangement to leave the ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:26:56

Britain's incredibly self-destructive Brexit process is coming to a head

Since Britain's vote to leave the European Union occurred nearly a year and half ago, it may already be forgotten that the "Brexit" process was launched with an act of pure governmental incompetence and a steaming heap of lies. The June 23, 2016, referendum, which produced the surprising result...
Michael Hiltzik / LA Times   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:25:00

DUP refuses to back May in finance bill vote

Abstentions cast doubt on parliamentary alliance with Tories as Brexit vote nears
FT   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:22:56

Brexit plan will stop EU migrants 'jumping the queue' - May

The PM stresses immigration changes in a CBI speech - amid the threat of a leadership challenge.
BBC   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:09:05

Brexit challenge facing the UK - No deal meant no movement of goods across the EU

No deal meant no movement of goods across the EU. Delays would be endemic. Fruits, vegetables, vital medicines and fuel deliveries would all be delayed as checks would be required.
Meghnad Desai / Financial Express   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:05:04

Brexit blues! A 'no-deal' Brexit would leave the UK nowhere - Here is why

A 'no-deal Brexit' would leave UK nowhere; May's proposal at least allows them some time for further deliberation.
The Financial Express / Financial Express   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:57:19

British government relents to MPs pressure with pledge to publish Brexit forecasts

The British government on Monday pledged to publish economic forecasts that compare Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal with remaining in the European Union, relenting to pressure from lawmakers who sought to force the government to do so.
Reuters   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:18:09

Brexit deal: Ministers back down and agree to publish analysis comparing impact of Theresa May's plan with remaining in EU

Climbdown comes after Tory rebellion left government facing humiliating defeat
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:04:41

Why Britain will take the Brexit deal, in five charts

The UK's Economic fundamentals are in some ways worse than Italy's, and British spite for EU rules is not enough to risk capital flight The post Why Britain will take the Brexit deal, in five charts appeared first on Asia Times .
Chris Scott / Asia Times   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:49:01

DUP fire 'warning shot' to May as PM vows to deliver Brexit

The prime minister is facing threats from all sides, with the DUP adding to her list of headaches by firing a "warning shot" hours after she said she was to deliver Brexit.
Sky   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:42:00

Brexit v No Brexit: Economic forecasts to be revealed

The government will publish analysis of the "costs and benefits" to the UK of remaining in the EU.
Sky   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:26:00

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts - Brexit and Trexist - US Land of Delusions

"Money is not humanity's best subject. And although our body of scientific knowledge grows with each passing year, when it comes to financial matters, we somehow keep stepping on the same rake - that inescapable pattern of financial boom and bust." James Grant "There's a verbal tic particular to a ...
Jesse / Jesse's Café Américain   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:20:00

UK government to publish forecasts comparing PM May's deal with staying in EU

According to Reuters, junior finance minister Robert Jenrick told the Parliament that they will be publishing a report that compares Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal with remaining in the European Union ahead of the meaningful on the Brexit deal.
FX Street   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:18:57

Northern Irish DUP fail to back May in finance bill votes

The small Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) which supports British Prime Minister Theresa May's government failed to back her in several votes on a finance bill on Monday after being vocally critical of her draft Brexit deal.
Reuters   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:06:53

DUP abstain from crucial vote in warning over May's Brexit agreement

The move brings into question whether the confidence and supply agreement remains in place
Shehab Khan / The Independent   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:00:00

EU's Barnier says draft Brexit deal is 'fair and balanced'

The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Monday the draft Brexit deal reached with London was "fair and balanced", as the bloc haggled with Britain over any extension to the envisaged transition period.
Reuters   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:33:34

Theresa May faces monumental task this week, with Brexit deal and her own premiership hanging in the balance

Following Thursday's dramatic cabinet resignations, the UK's draft EU exit deal looks to be in significant jeopardy. Moreover, Theresa May's entire premiership is hanging again in the balance too as she prepares for an emergency...
Andrew Hammond / Times of India   |   Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:30:03