Brexit News Archive: 15 Jan 2019

Brexit bedlam: May's EU divorce deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament

British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:49:29

Lawmakers preparing bid to delay Brexit, ministers tell business leaders

Lawmakers are preparing a motion to delay the Article 50 process of leaving the European Union, government ministers told business leaders, according to a source who was on the call.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:48:17

Can May soldier on in spite of Brexit rejection?

PM must scramble to resuscitate her plan while facing no confidence vote
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:44:38

MPs preparing bid to delay Brexit, ministers tell business leaders

Members of Parliament are preparing a motion to delay the Article 50 process of leaving the European Union, government ministers told business leaders, according to a source who was on the call.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:42:48

What could happen next?

Labour has called for a no confidence vote in the government, after the Brexit vote defeat. What could happen next?
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:34:41

The Brexit Deal That Wasn't

The UK Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's EU-exit agreement by a 230-vote margin.
Joshua Alvarez / Political Animal   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:33:36

Brexit: Theresa May faces vote of no confidence after historic 230-vote defeat

The prime minister must win a vote of no confidence called by Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday to avoid an immediate general election
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:33:00

Bosses round on ministers after May defeat

Executives from some of the biggest companies operating in the UK rounded on cabinet ministers on Tuesday night after they refused to rule out a no-deal Brexit‎ in the wake of Theresa May's crushing Commons defeat.
Sky   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:27:00

Britain's May Faces No-Confidence Vote After Brexit Plan Crushed

The lopsided House of Commons vote, 432-202, against the government's plan to leave the European Union throws the process into chaos.
JILL LAWLESS, GREGORY KATZ and RAF CASERT / The Associated Press / truthdig   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:26:21

At least, in the end, hatred of Theresa May's deal brought the country and the commons together

There is still no path forward that does not turn up the burners on a nation simmering towards something like civil war
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:24:00

Some potential scenarios for Britain and the European Union after Brexit plan's crushing defeat

It's been a long 2 ½ years since Britons narrowly voted to leave the European Union - and to many, it feels like a short 2½ months before that momentous decision is to take effect, on March 29. Here are some scenarios going forward after Tuesday's crushing parliamentary defeat for ...
Laura King / LA Times   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:15:00

Theresa May's Brexit failure extends to Britain's political class

An economically ruinous 'no deal' Brexit looms for the UK, as its gridlocked politics leave the country more likely to 'choose' an option few actually want.
Nick Miller / SMH   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:11:37

Gold Drops as Brexit Vote Plays Out as Expected

Gold fell 0.16 percent on Tuesday. The Brexit drama failed to spark investor's appetite in the yellow metal as the failure of Prime Minister's May's proposal was foretold. The vote ending being as one sided as predicted and will move the uncertainty to next week. On Monday she has to ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:10:20

Theresa May And Jeremy Corbyn Face Off After Rejection Of Her Brexit Deal

Beau Atherton / Huffington Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:07:33

After May's Massive Brexit Defeat, What The Hell Happens Next?

Paul Waugh / Huffington Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:01:58

Markets Live: ASX to edger higher, Brexit vote defeated

Australian shares are poised to edge higher at the open on Wednesday despite the latest Brexit deal being defeated in British Parliament by a large majority.
William McInnes / SMH   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:01:53

UK PM May should hold second Brexit referendum, Scotland's Sturgeon says

British Prime Minister Theresa May should suspend the Brexit process and hold another referendum, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday after May's Brexit deal was rejected by lawmakers.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:01:45

May should hold second Brexit referendum, Scotland's Sturgeon says

British Prime Minister Theresa May should suspend the Brexit process and hold another referendum, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday after May's Brexit deal was rejected by lawmakers.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:59:26

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon says another EU referendum 'only credible option'

Scotland's first minister says it is time to "stop the clock" on Brexit and "put this issue back to the electorate".
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:58:03

What next for Brexit? Rocks and hard places abound as Britain faces three main scenarios, in wake of deal's defeat

What next? After British MPs rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal on Tuesday, triggering a no-confidence vote in the government, that is the question on everyone's lips. Here are the three main scenarios facing Britain while the clock ticks down to March 29 – the day it is scheduled ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:56:14

Factbox: How will the confidence vote in UK PM May's government work?

British lawmakers will on Wednesday vote on whether they have confidence in the government, after Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal suffered a heavy defeat in parliament.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:55:23

EU leaders express dismay after May's Brexit defeat

European Union leaders expressed dismay and regret on Tuesday after the British parliament rejected a Brexit divorce deal, saying they were stepping up emergency planning and warned London was running out of time.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:55:04

May's defeat points to a Brexit delay

A soft exit from the EU now looks more likely
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:54:50

Factbox - How will the confidence vote in May's government work?

British lawmakers will on Wednesday vote on whether they have confidence in the government, after Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal suffered a heavy defeat in parliament.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:51:28

Pregnant MP reignites proxy voting debate

Tulip Siddiq was due to have an elective Caesarean section, but delayed it so she could vote on Brexit.
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:46:13

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn 'will not immediately' back fresh referendum, even if his general election bid fails

Labour leader set to defy calls to stop 'pussyfooting around' - by tabling repeat votes of no confidence
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:46:00

Did your MP vote for or against Theresa May's Brexit deal?

Find out whether your elected backed or rejected the EU withdrawal agreement
Adam Forrest / The Independent   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:44:00

Ireland readies 'mega' no-deal Brexit legislation package

Ireland will begin pushing through a "mega" package of legislation next month to deal with the fallout from a no-deal Brexit if there is still a prospect of Britain leaving the European Union without a divorce deal in March.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:43:16

Theresa May Brexit deal hammered in parliament: but be wary of prospects of a new 'consensus' approach

Another day, another record. The 230 majority against the motion to approve Theresa May's withdrawal agreement on the UK's exit from the EU smashes pretty much any parliamentary record one cares to discover. That May's immediate response was to make time for the house to debate and vote on Labour's ...
Simon Usherwood, Reader in Politics, University of Surrey / The Conversation   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:41:33

Pound strengthens after defeat leaves Brexit plan in tatters

The British pound shrugged off a dramatic vote in the UK parliament that left the government's Brexit plans in tatters.
CNN   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:40:40

Macron: Britain would be the biggest loser in case of no-deal Brexit

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday Britain would be the biggest loser if it crashed out of the EU without a deal, reacting to news that the UK parliament had resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce agreement.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:39:05

Netflix, China boost Wall Street as investors shrug off Brexit vote

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as technology and internet stocks gained on Netflix Inc's plans to raise fees for U.S. subscribers and hopes of more stimulus for China's slowing economy fostered a risk-on mood among investors.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:38:29

Wall Street ends higher buoyed by tech, China stimulus

US equity markets shrug off May's Brexit deal defeat
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:36:38

Brexit: Your simple guide to the UK leaving the EU

Feeling a little lost about what's going on with Brexit? Here's our basic guide.
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:33:03

With no clear options, what happens now?

Tuesday's vote in the UK's House of Commons was supposed to finally provide some clarity on Brexit. In reality, it told us very little -- beyond two uncomfortable truths.
CNN   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:32:31

Stocks rise on China hopes; sterling rebounds as Brexit vote fails

Major world stock markets climbed on Tuesday on hopes of more stimulus for China's economy, while sterling rebounded from the day's lows after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on withdrawing from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:32:09

How the Brexit vote was lost

A look at Theresa May's defeat in graphics and charts.
Arnau Busquets Gu rdia, Karl Roos, Karl Bjelland / Politico   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:24:44

City unites in call for urgent Brexit transition deal

Britain must urgently come up with a new plan to avoid leaving the European Union without a deal in just over 70 days' time and destabilize markets, finance leaders said on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:23:08

Stock Market and Precious Metals Charts - No Exit For Brexit - Bubblicious Disregard for Risks

British PM Theresa May's Brexit proposal went down to an historic defeat in Parliament today. There will be a no confidence vot tomorrow but that seems largely perfunctory. No one wishes to sit in that hot seat, and there is a remarkable lack of popular counter-proposals to her plan. There ...
Jesse / Jesse's Café Américain   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:23:00

A meaningless Brexit vote

Next on the checklist, a vote of no confidence in the government There's been plenty of speculation about just how heavy a defeat May will face when the Brexit deal comes before parliament and it was just as devastating as many had feared. While the "meaningful vote" was in many ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:22:06

Here is British PM Theresa May's statement to parliament, in full, following her crushing Brexit deal defeat

British Prime Minister Theresa May made the following statement in parliament after lawmakers voted against her proposed exit deal with the European Union by the large majority of 432 to 202. Mr Speaker, the House has spoken and the Government will listen. It is clear that the House does not ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:15:27

Live FX market analysis - 15 January 2019 (video)

Brexit is without doubt the topic on everyone's minds this week and in this webinar, Senior Market Analyst provides an update on where things stand and where they're going. He also talks about the latest on trade talks between the US and China and the government shutdown in Washington. He ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:13:03

Pound And Market To Knee-Jerk React Before Rebounding?

The pound has shrugged off a massive government defeat in the UK House of Commons tonight, perhaps because investors see the government's threat of a no deal Brexit as illusionary given the increasing control over the Brexit process that the [...] The post Pound And Market To Knee-Jerk React Before ...
Jacob Wolinsky / Value Walk   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:11:35

Sterling bounces on defeat for May's Brexit deal

UK currency completes round-trip for the day after sharp moves around historic vote
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:04:36

British lawmakers crush May's Brexit deal by record margin

Theresa May's Brexit deal has been crushed by a record margin as British lawmakers rejected it by 432 votes to 202.
CNN   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:02:24

Macro Morning

By Chris Becker With the UK parliament Brexit vote dominating markets overnight - particularly currencies - sentiment picked up as US markets opened and OPEC made some gestures towards production cuts, helping oil prices as US tech stocks pushed higher. The USD lifted slightly against the majors, with Pound Sterling ...
Chris Becker / MacroBusiness   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:00:41

Pound rises after 'meaningful' Brexit vote

The pound rebounds against the dollar after MPs vote to reject Theresa May's Brexit deal.
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:00:26

GBP Recovers as Brexit Deal is Rejected as Expected

The pound has recovered most of Tuesday's losses after MPs voted to reject Theresa May's Brexit deal. The vote opens up a range of outcomes, including no deal, a renegotiation of Mrs May's deal, or a second referendum. Sterling was still down on the day by 0.4% to $1.279 after ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:59:59

Pound jumps as Brexit vote fails; stocks rise on China hopes

Sterling rebounded from the day's lows on Tuesday after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on withdrawing from the European Union, and major world stock markets climbed on hopes of more stimulus for China's economy.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:59:06

Brexit bedlam: May's EU withdrawal deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament

British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:56:42

How did your MP vote?

Find out how your MP voted on the prime minister's Brexit deal, to take the UK out of the European Union.
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:54:10

British PM must seek fundamental changes to Brexit deal: DUP

British Prime Minister Theresa May must seek fundamental changes to her rejected divorce deal with the European Union, the leader of the small Northern Irish party propping up her minority government said on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:53:29

Brexit vote result - LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn tables vote of no confidence in Theresa May that could bring down government after historic 230-vote Commons defeat

Follow live updates from Westminster
Ashley Cowburn, Benjamin Kentish, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:51:00

May's defeat spells trouble for EU's Brexit approach

Brussels sees outcome as a reality check on timing, renegotiation and Irish backstop
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:50:14

Britain's Parliament rejects Brexit Deal

British lawmakers have rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal by a huge margin, plunging U.K. politics into crisis 10 weeks before the country is due to leave the European Union. (Jan. 15)
AP, AP / USA Today   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:48:24

Iris Dorbian wrote a new post, PE HUB Second Opinion, on the site PE Hub

After her Brexit deal is crushed in Parliament, British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote. Apollo nears deal to buy Arconic for more than $10 billion. Rep. Steve King says he regrets [...]
peHUB   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:45:22

Brexit deal can't be ratified as it is, health minister says

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal cannot pass in its current form and must now be changed in order to be approved by UK MPs, health minister Matthew Hancock said after parliament rejected her plan.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:45:18

British pound erases day's loss after Brexit vote

Seeking Alpha   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:45:15

EUR/USD rises back above 1.1400 after UK Parliament votes down May's Brexit deal

EUR/USD trims losses as GPB/USD rises more than 200 pips after Brexit vote. Euro benefits from cable's rally but EUR/GBP drops sharply. The EUR/USD pair recovered ground from weekly lows and rose back above 1.1400. The euro climbed from 1.1381 to 1.1415 boosted by the rally of the pound versus ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:44:17

Brexit bedlam: Parliament sinks May's EU divorce deal by 230 votes

British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political upheaval that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:41:31

May's Brexit vote fails

by Chris Becker The Brexit parliamentary vote has come and gone overnight and it's bad news for Theresa May. From the BBC: Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting government in history. MPs voted by 432 votes to ...
Chris Becker / MacroBusiness   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:41:10

Brexit deal can't be ratified as it is, UK minister says

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal cannot pass in its current form and must now be changed in order to be approved by UK lawmakers, health minister Matthew Hancock said after parliament rejected her plan.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:40:23

Theresa May's government to face no-confidence vote

CNN   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:38:47

How every MP voted in the Brexit 'meaningful vote'

Enter your postcode or MP's name to see how they voted
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:37:13

Luxembourg says no-deal Brexit plans now 'full steam' ahead

Luxembourg is intensifying its preparations for a chaotic British departure from the European Union, the country's premier said on Tuesday after the British parliament rejected a draft withdrawal agreement.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:36:55

Brexit: parliament rejects Theresa May's deal

MPs vote 432 to 202 against prime minister's deal for UK to leave EU
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:35:23

'We are staring down the barrel': reactions to PM May's Brexit deal defeat

European Union leaders said they would step up preparations for a no-deal Brexit and British business groups reacted with alarm after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:33:22

EUR/GBP Technical Analysis: Euro loses steam against GBP as Brexit deal is rejected by Parliament

EUR/GBP daily chart EUR/GBP is trading in a sideways trend below the 50 and 100 simple moving averages (SMAs). Parliament voted down PM May's Brexit deal. EUR/GBP 4-hour chart EUR/GBP is trading below its main SMAs. GBP/USD 30-minute chart EUR/GBP bears are now breaking below the 0.8800 level. The bear ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:33:07

May's deal can still form basis of Brexit agreement - spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May still believes her Brexit deal can form the basis of an agreement for Britain to leave the European Union, her spokesman said on Tuesday after the deal suffered a heavy defeat in parliament.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:32:20

'We are staring down the barrel': reactions to May's Brexit deal defeat

European Union leaders said they would step up preparations for a no-deal Brexit and British business groups reacted with alarm after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:31:28

What the Brexit loss means for the United Kingdom, Theresa May

NBC's Bill Neely breaks down Parliament's overwhelming rejection of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan.
MSNBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:28:27

'Keep calm and carry on', Austria urges after UK Brexit vote

Austria on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Theresa May to act swiftly to avert a 'no-deal' Brexit after British lawmakers rejected a withdrawal deal she had agreed with Brussels, adding that the deal would not be renegotiated.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:27:14

UK PM Theresa May's Brexit Withdrawal Deal is Defeated in House of Commons

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May lost a key vote on her Brexit plans by 230 votes in the House of Commons. The vote was 432 to 202 to reject the deal. Approximately 118 Conservative MPs voted with the opposition parties against May's deal. A large number of Conservative party members ...
Site Director / Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:24:02

Corbyn rips May, demands no confidence vote

UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn called for a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May's government following the defeat of her signature Brexit deal in the House of Commons.
CNN   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:23:36

Theresa May to face no-confidence vote on Wednesday

CNN   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:22:50

May's statement to parliament after Brexit vote defeat

British Prime Minister Theresa May made the following statement in parliament after lawmakers voted against her proposed exit deal with the European Union by the large majority of 432 to 202.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:22:18

Brexit: A timeline

Al Jazeera recaps the major developments on Britain's path to Brexit since it was first proposed by ex-PM David Cameron.
Al Jazeera   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:21:59

UK parliament overwhelmingly votes down May's Brexit deal

Vote of no confidence to be held on Wednesday The post UK parliament overwhelmingly votes down May's Brexit deal appeared first on Asia Times .
Chris Scott / Asia Times   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:21:51

EU to step up planning for no-deal Brexit: Juncker, Michel

The European Union will intensify its preparations for a scenario in which Britain leaves the bloc without a withdrawal agreement, the bloc's chief executive and Belgium's prime minister said on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:21:04

UK PM May's statement to parliament after Brexit vote defeat

British Prime Minister Theresa May made the following statement in parliament after lawmakers voted against her proposed exit deal with the European Union by the large majority of 432 to 202.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:17:26

How Theresa May United Rival Factions Of MPs Against Her Brexit Deal

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:15:18

UK parliament rejects May's Brexit deal

Parliament votes 432-202 to deliver a crushing defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's deal with the European Union.
Al Jazeera   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:13:21

The Brexit Deal's Historic Defeat

LONDON-The likelihood of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal just got a whole lot higher-and Prime Minister Theresa May is largely to blame. On Tuesday, British lawmakers overwhelmingly voted against May's negotiated agreement with the EU, delivering a damaging (albeit foreseeable) blow to her Brexit strategy. The deal, ...
Yasmeen Serhan / The Atlantic   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:12:00

Crushing defeat for PM May 432-232; next step vote of no-confidence

The House of Commons voted against PM May's Brexit deal 432 to 232, the worst defeat in almost over a century. The British pound spiked to the session lows at 1.2668 before rebounding towards 1.2800. Immediately after the defeat, Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the opposition Labour party signaled he ...
Ed Moya / OANDA   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:11:53

British Parliament rejects May's Brexit deal leading the UK into unchartered waters

Times of India   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:11:24

Brexit vote: EU President says UK remaining is only option 'if a deal is impossible, and no one wants no deal'

The president of the European Council has dared British politicians to back remaining in the EU after Theresa May's Brexit deal was voted down by the House of Commons by a historic margin of failure.
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:08:00

Lawmakers reject May's Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was rejected by Parliament in a humiliating defeat, her plan for leaving the European Union all but dead. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn responded by... To view the full story, click the title link.
Crain's NY   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:07:14

'There is no plan B': UK Parliament overwhelmingly rejects PM May's Brexit deal

British PM May's Brexit deal suffers critical parliamentary rejection by more than 200 votes, throwing up a major question mark over what's next for Britain as the clock ticks down to its departure from the EU.
MSNBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:05:58

The moment May's Brexit deal suffers historic defeat

British MPs have voted down Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan in a record margin of 432 votes to 202.
CNN   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:03:42

May responds to Brexit defeat

After MPs heavily defeat her Brexit deal, Theresa May says there will be time on Wednesday for the opposition to put a no confidence vote.
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:02:09

Here's How Your MP Voted On Theresa May's Brexit Deal

Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:00:37

Pursue trade or leave with no deal, say UK Conservative pro-Brexit MPs

A group of Conservative pro-Brexit MPs said on Tuesday it would propose an alternative Brexit strategy after British Prime Minister Theresa May's deal was rejected, instead suggesting the pursuit of a trade deal or to leave on WTO terms.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:00:28

Brexit bedlam: Parliament votes down PM May's EU divorce deal by 230 votes

British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political upheaval that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:00:00

Corbyn tables motion of no confidence after crushing Brexit defeat for May

FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:59:50

Brexit: Theresa May's deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat

Jeremy Corbyn tables a no confidence motion in the government after the historic defeat.
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:59:47

Theresa May lays out plan after Brexit deal crushed. Watch live

CNN   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:55:59

GBP/USD Technical Analysis: Cable blasts towards 1.2850 target as Parliament votes down PM May's Brexit deal

GBP/USD daily chart GBP/USD is trading in a bear trend below the 100 and 200 simple moving averages (SMAs). Parliament voted down PM May's Brexit deal. GBP/USD 4-hour chart GBP/USD is trading above its main SMAs. GBP/USD 30-minute chart GBP Bulls are back and the next target is likely the ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:55:42

Pursue trade or leave with no deal, say UK Conservative pro-Brexit lawmakers

A group of Conservative pro-Brexit lawmakers said on Tuesday it would propose an alternative Brexit strategy after British Prime Minister Theresa May's deal was rejected, instead suggesting the pursuit of a trade deal or to leave on WTO terms.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:55:26

UK Parliament overwhelmingly rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal

British lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union, plunging the Brexit process into chaos. The 432-202 vote in the House of Commons was widely expected but still devastating for May, whose fragile leadership is now under siege.
Times of India   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:54:34

Historic defeat in parliament leaves Brexit plans foundering

Scores of pro-Brexit defectors from Theresa May's Conservative party doomed the deal, voting alongside most of Labour's MPs who hope they can now trigger a general election.
Nick Miller / SMH   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:54:14

GBP/USD spikes lower to 1.2668 on leak of vote, Brexit vote confirms leak, the 'No's' have it, sterling climbs to 1.28 handle

GBP/USD has steadied on the 1.27 handle on the back of the meaningful vote results that came out as 202 432 in favour of the 'No's. The focus is on the scale of this defeat and whether PM May is going to be able to come up with a plan ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:53:52

British MPs vote overwhelmingly to reject Brexit deal

British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to reject the EU divorce deal struck between London and Brussels, in a historic vote that leaves Brexit hanging in the balance.
Hurriyet   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:53:34

Brexit vote: Lawmakers reject Theresa May's EU exit plan

Lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to take the nation out of the European Union.
Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:52:26

Factbox - Britain's big Brexit vote: What happens in parliament?

Prime Minister Theresa May must win a vote in parliament to get her Brexit deal approved, or risk seeing Britain's exit from the European Union descend into chaos.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:51:37

Theresa May's Brexit plan defeated by 230 votes

Corbyn calls vote of no confidence after prime minister loses historic vote
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:51:32

Jeremy Corbyn launches bid to topple Theresa May in aftermath of major Brexit defeat

Immediately after the vote, the Labour leader moved to table a formal motion of no confidence in the government
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:49:00

Choppy trading for the UK pound after May defeat in Brexit vote

FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:47:53

U.K. Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Reject Theresa May's Brexit E.U. Divorce Deal

The House of Commons voted 432 -202 on Tuesday against the deal
Associated Press / Time   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:47:25

EU urges UK government to clarify Brexit intentions

The bloc vowed to step up no-deal preparations.
David M. Herszenhorn / Politico   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:47:05

UK PM May: Tonight's vote shows nothing about what Parliament supports

British Prime Minister Theresa May is delivering her remarks after the Parliament has rejected her Brexit deal with a majority of 230. Key quotes (via Reuters) Tonights vote shows nothing about what Parliament supports. EU citizens in UK deserve clarity as soon as possible. I believe my government has confidence ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:46:30

Theresa May's Brexit Deal Is Crushed by Parliament

The British Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan overwhelmingly. New York Times: "The 432-to-202 vote to reject her plan was one of the biggest defeats in the House of Commons for a prime minister in recent British history, and it underscores how under Ms. May, the prime minister's ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:45:15

Theresa May's Brexit Deal Rejected By UK Parliament

LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union, plunging...
Summer Concepcion / TPM   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:44:05

Brexit bedlam: Parliament votes down May's EU divorce deal by 230 votes

British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political upheaval that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:44:01

Breaking: Parliament votes down PM May's Brexit deal, GBP/USD volatile around 1.27

British Parliament has rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal with a majority of 230, 202 vs 432. With the initial market reaction, the GBP/USD pair slumped to a low of 1.2667 and was last seen trading around 1.2710, down 1.15% on a daily basis.
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:42:19

The pound is lower after Theresa May suffers a crushing defeat in Brexit vote

British pound tumbles against the dollar after MPs reject Brexit deal. Prime Minister Theresa May's deal was rejected by a margin of more than 200 votes, the biggest defeat in parliamentary history. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has now tabled a motion of no-confidence in the government. Follow the pound's movements ...
Will Martin / Money Game   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:42:00

May's Brexit deal overwhelmingly rejected

Seeking Alpha   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:41:53

The Ringing of the Division Bell Had Begun

And May's Brexit Deal goes down. 432-202....Corbyn moves No Confidence vote...
Atrios / Eschaton   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:41:00

Historic defeat for Theresa May on Brexit vote

Deal rejected by 432 votes to 202.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:40:37

Theresa May Suffers Massive Brexit Defeat As MPs Vote To Reject Her EU Deal

Paul Waugh / Huffington Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:40:36

Brexit vote result: Who could replace Theresa May as prime minister and Conservative leader?

Cabinet may move to install an acting leader
Andrew Grice / The Independent   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:39:21

Brexit vote result: Theresa May suffers crushing defeat as MPs reject deal by huge margin

Prime minister announces vote of no confidence in her government on Wednesday, to 'confirm' that MPs want her to continue in office
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:39:00

May defeats pre-vote amendment on Irish backstop

Prime Minister Theresa May defeated a bid by her Conservative MPs on Tuesday to force the government to change her Brexit deal to make it conditional on Britain having the unilateral right to end the so-called Northern Irish backstop.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:32:23

UK PM May defeats pre-vote amendment on Irish backstop

Prime Minister Theresa May defeated a bid by her Conservative lawmakers on Tuesday to force the government to change her Brexit deal to make it conditional on Britain having the unilateral right to end the so-called Northern Irish backstop.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:31:31

UK: MPs vote down amendment to rewrite Irish backstop

MPs have voted down John Baron's amendment F to allow the UK to have a unilateral right to terminate the Irish backstop by 600 votes to 24. MPs are now voting for the main motion, the Brexit deal.
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:27:26

FTSE 100 index closed marginally higher on weaker sterling/Chinese whispers, ahead of key Brexit vote

Investors were awaiting the meaningful vote outcome on Tuesday, which left the pound out to dry dropping heavily from recent gains and enabled the FTSE to drift higher, underpinned by a boost in sentiment due to China's announcement of their latest economic stimulus plans. The FTSE 100 ended up exactly ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:26:19

PM vows to 'listen' to concerns after historic defeat on Brexit deal

MPs have emphatically rejected Theresa May's Brexit deal - the biggest loss suffered by a government in 94 years.
Sky   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:25:00

Hedge fund use of private exit polls attracts City watchdog

FCA says such data may be seen as inside information after funds profited at EU referendum The City watchdog is considering fresh guidelines around the sale of private polling data to hedge funds looking to profit from major political events such as Brexit. The practice came under fire after a ...
Kalyeena Makortoff / Guardian   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:19:58

Failed Brexit And Rising Sterling A Sell For U.K. Stocks And Real Estate

Seeking Alpha   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:15:27

Corbyn says Brexit deal could be renegotiated if May's plan rejected

Britain could reopen negotiations with the European Union over the terms of its departure from the bloc, opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Tuesday, as he urged MPs to reject Prime Minister Theresa May's deal.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:14:46

UK opposition's Corbyn says Brexit deal could be renogotiated if May's plan rejected

Britain could reopen negotiations with the European Union over the terms of its departure from the bloc, opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Tuesday, as he urged lawmakers to reject Prime Minister Theresa May's deal.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:14:34

Find out whether your MP voted as you wanted

MPs have rejected Theresa May's Brexit deal by an emphatic 432 votes to 202 - the biggest defeat faced by a government in generations.
Sky   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:14:00

UK: Three of the four amendments withdrawn ahead of Brexit vote

Jeremy Corbyn, Ian Blackford, and Edwards Leigh all decided to pull their amendments ahead of the Brexit vote. Following the vote for John Baron's amendment F, the Brexit vote is expected to take place around 19:30 GMT.
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:11:17

UK Parliament is about to begin the Brexit vote. Watch live

CNN   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:03:33

Gold finding support into the Brexit vote, suffocating below the pivot

Gold prices have entered a bearish phase on the charts, albeit remains in a consolidative phase as investors stay on the sidelines ahead of Brexit, trade and global growth-related risks. Gold is currently trading at $1,288/oz, down from a high of $1,294.85/oz and slightly up from a low of $1,286.67/oz. ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:01:54

The Final Countdown: May Braces For Historic Defeat As Voting On Brexit Deal Begins

After months of fractious negotiations during which Theresa May has repeatedly tried - and failed - to win over intransigent Tories and members of the small Northern Irish party upon which she depends for her tenuous Parliamentary majority, May's supremely unpopular Brexit withdrawal deal is finally coming up for a ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:56:53

GBP/USD extends losses and drops below 1.2700 as May speaks ahead of Brexit "meaningful vote"

GBP/USD drops further as the pound tumbles across the board. Brexit deal being debated at the Parliament, vote on the deal expected around 20:00 GMT. May is speaking at Parliament. The pound weakened sharply across the board and reversed from weekly highs. The GBP/USD pair dropped further and bottomed at ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:49:15

UK PM May: Election would mean two more months of uncertainty and division

British Prime Minister Theresa May is delivering her speech before the House of Commons ahead of the critical Brexit vote. Key quotes (via Reuters) Tonight we will determine whether we move forward with deal that honours Brexit vote. This is a historic decision which will set future of our country ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:48:32

May's cabinet fights over her Brexit plan

Ministers cannot agree on whether to rule out UK leaving EU without deal
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:37:08

EUR/GBP Technical Analysis: Euro challenging the 0.8950 level ahead of the Brexit vote

EUR/GBP daily chart EUR/GBP is trading in a bull trend above the 200-period simple moving average (SMA). The Brexit vote at 20.00 GMT is likely to lead to high market volatility. EUR/GBP 4-hour chart EUR/GBP is trading below the 0.9000 figure and its main SMAs. EUR/GBP 30-minute chart Bulls reclaimed ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:28:37

UK ministers to hold conference call with business leaders after Brexit vote - sources

British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Business Greg Clark and Brexit minister Stephen Barclay are due to hold a conference call with business leaders at 2100 GMT after MPs vote on the Brexit deal, two sources told Reuters.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:28:35

Brexit and the Irish border explained: why the headache is not going away any time soon

Peter Foster / Telegraph   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:27:57

What happens now Corbyn has called a vote of no confidence?

Theresa May's Brexit deal has been defeated by 230 votes - the biggest government defeat in history.
Sky   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:18:00

British Member of Parliament Delays Planned Caesarean Section for Brexit Vote

A British Member of Parliament has said she will delay the birth of her child in order to vote against Theresa May's controversial Brexit deal. Labour MP Tulip Siddiq, who represents Hampstead & Kilburn, has postponed the date of her caesarean section by two days. "If my son enters the ...
Time / Time   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:57:46

Six scenarios now May's EU deal has been rejected

So, Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected by MPs.
Sky   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:55:00

Conservative MP claims pregnant Labour MP delaying birth for Brexit vote to 'make a point'

'I think irrespective of pairing, I think she wants to make a point that she is doing this for her constituents'
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:52:29

GBP/USD Technical Analysis: Cable nearing 1.2720 target ahead of Brexit vote

GBP/USD daily chart GBP/USD is trading in a bear trend below its main simple moving averages (SMAs). The Brexit vote at 20.00 GMT is likely to lead to high market volatility. The 1.2800 target has been achieved. GBP/USD 4-hour chart GBP/USD is trading below the 50 SMA. GBP/USD 30-minute chart ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:51:16

Pound volatile as MPs vote on May's Brexit deal

The Brexit-hit pound is enduring further volatility as MPs prepare to reject Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement with Brussels.
Sky   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:48:00

AUD/USD in a chop, eyes the 0.73 handle

AUD/USD has been in a bearish chop on Tuesday as risk assets take a hit leading into the Brexit vote scheduled from any time from 1900GMT. Chinese data, global growth and Sino/US trade relations hinder bullish prospects. AUD/USD has been consolidating the flash crash recovery highs in the 0.7230s where ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:46:41

Project Leer: Creepy Remainers Sign Naked Professor's Body in Bizarre Brexit Protest

Cambridge's resident 'Naked Professor' Victoria Bateman has stripped off again to protest about Brexit, hosting an adult-only show last night in Cambridge to make the point that "Brexit leaves Britain naked". The creepy FBPErs who turned up to watch clearly didn't mind, they even took to the stage at the ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:30:45

The primacy of climate change | Letter

All discussion of Brexit or any other issue should be in the context of the need for government to enter emergency mode, writes Caro New, campaigns co-ordinator of the Green party The Guardian is the only newspaper to recognise the seriousness of the threat we face from accelerating climate breakdown. ...
Letters / Guardian   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:30:38

As Brexit vote looms, protests held outside UK parliament

Has Theresa May done enough to muster the support she needs to win the closing vote on Brexit?
Al Jazeera   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:26:45

Boreham Wood FC's 'weird' 1,400-word Brexit post

Non-league side Boreham Wood posted an article on its website entitled "MPs do your duty".
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:13:07

EUR/GBP: Bulls back in charge counting down of Brexit vote

EUR/GBP bulls have stepped in ahead of the Brexit vote, with the price rallying from 0.8878 to a high of 0.8936 so far as traders position, (which may mean out of the market altogether), ahead of the event. ECB's Draghi: Recent developments have been weaker than expected. EUR/GBP is going ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:08:41

Brexit: Passionate protests outside Parliament

Protests outside Parliament ahead of a crucial vote are loud, passionate, colourful but - so far - peaceful.
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:05:05

GBP/JPY retreats from 2-week highs ahead of Brexit vote as pound slides

GBP/JPY breaks to the downside, signals more losses ahead. UK Parliament expected to vote on Brexit deal around 20:00 GMT; volatility likely to remain elevated. The GBP/JPY pair reversed sharply from the highest level in two weeks and dropped reaching the lowest since last Friday. The move to the downside ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:54:19

Theresa May's Brexit deal looks doomed as historic vote in Parliament nears

Judgment Day has arrived for British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal. Facing a crucial juncture in one of modern Britain's most consequential political struggles, lawmakers on Tuesday evening were to cast votes for or against May's proposed terms for exiting the European Union after decades...
Christina Boyle / LA Times   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:50:00

No Deal Brexit Chances Low But Uncertainty Still Reigns Ahead of Vote

Britain's plans to leave the European Union could be thrown into disarray by a vote in parliament later on Tuesday but bets are mounting that a chaotic no-deal Brexit can be avoided and that sterling will rise from here. After slumping 7 percent in 2018, the pound has started the ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:49:51

Watch: Julian Lewis' 21 Word Speech

"Because Brexit should mean Brexit and no deal is better than this bad deal, I shall vote no, no, and no." Now who does that remind Guido of... The post Watch: Julian Lewis' 21 Word Speech appeared first on Guido Fawkes .
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:46:37

UK pound hits lows of the day with Brexit vote looming

Traders braced for jolt of volatility
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:34:52

The Brexit speeches by MPs that made a mark

Few minds have been changed by days of debate but six parliamentarians impressed
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:27:46

Factbox - Brexit vote: How many lawmakers are backing May?

Britain's parliament is debating whether to support Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, a decision which will define Britain's departure from the European Union and set the course for the country's economy.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:24:59

Jeremy Corbyn Told To 'Grow Up' By SNP Westminster Leader Ian Blackford In Brexit Clash

Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:23:56

Breaking: GBP/USD stops triggered and breaks below 1.2800 ahead of Brexit vote

GBP/USD is falling below 1.28 the figure as stops are triggered and liquidity is diminished ahead of the Brexit vote as traders who prefer to trade the outcomes of the vote move to the sidelines. GBP/USD has traded as low as 1.2771 in recent moments. The vote is expected to ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:11:03

How Will The Pound React To Tuesday's Brexit Deal Vote? FX Traders Weigh In

Months of extreme volatility have taken their toll on the pound, with traders declaring the G10 currency during the worst of the withdrawal-deal related chaos last year, as daily swings of multiple percentage points became increasingly common, prompting some traders to muse once again about how the pound - one ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:10:00

No-deal Brexit may leave millions unable to claim on insurance policies

Incomplete process leaves policyholders across Europe exposed
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:06:51

May has no plans to travel to Brussels after parliament vote - spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May has no plans to travel to Brussels on Wednesday, her spokesman said, the day after a historic vote in parliament on her Brexit divorce deal, which she is expected to lose.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:04:48

Fifth Tier Football Club Endorses WTO Option for UK

There's been a new intervention in the Brexit debate from a surprising place today. In a departure from their usual activities of... playing football, fifth-tier Boreham Wood FC have made the ballsy move of publishing an op-ed on their official website crying foul over Theresa May's deal and urging MPs ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:56:49

GBP/USD: Market positioning for 'big majority' Brexit-vote defeat, and that is where the money is for Bulls on alternative outcomes

GBP/USD bulls have lost their nerves ahead of the 8 GMT scheduled Brexit vote today when MPs will finally decide whether to approve or reject the Prime Minister's draft Withdrawal Agreement. Cable will depend on the various outcomes of the vote. FX scenarios are 1.2000 / 1.3600 on the wides. ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:56:34

Leaving the EU: What do you want Parliament to do?

As the Brexit vote looms we hear from voters around the UK about their thoughts on Theresa May's deal.
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:42:29

An Englishman, a Scotswoman and Irishman talk about Brexit

Fintan O'Toole, Lesley Riddoch and Anthony Barnett grapple with the 'Strange passions of Brexit'. Many outside the UK are baffled by what is going on with Brexit and the cultural implosion that seems to be taking place. This short discussion may help. It is not about policy - instead it ...
Anthony Barnett / Open Democracy   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:24:44

Theresa May Dealt Another Blow On Brexit Deal As John Bercow Rejects Compromise Amendments

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:15:27

What time is the vote on May's Brexit deal?

A guide to what is happening in the Commons ahead of the big vote on Theresa May's Brexit plan.
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:07:22

Brexit vote: Lawmakers expected to reject Theresa May's EU exit plan

Lawmakers are expected to reject Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to take the nation out of the European Union. What happens next is anyone's guess.
Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:03:14

Live: UK MPs in final debate before historic Brexit deal vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces crushing defeat in a historic vote in parliament on Tuesday over the Brexit deal she has struck with the European Union, leaving the world's fifth biggest economy in limbo. With just over two months to go until the scheduled Brexit date of March 29, ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:52:02

Theresa May facing crunch vote on her Brexit deal

Theresa May is expected to be defeated when MPs vote on the terms of the UK's withdrawal from the EU later.
BBC   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:46:39

Daily Digest 1/15 - How Governments React to Climate Change, Coal Plants Continue To Retire

UK leader in frantic final push to win Brexit deal backing Trump rejects suggestion to allow government to reopen temporarily while talks continue President Trump can't stop U.S. coal plants from retiring The Merger That Made a U.S. Gas Giant Is Failing Venezuela's Crisis Threatens U.S. Control Over Oil Prices ...
Chris Martenson   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:45:13

Endgame

What's fascinated me all along about Brexit (car crash fascinated) is that none of the Brexit players, except maybe the BREXIT MEANS NO DEAL EVERYBODY BECAUSE NOBODY HAS ANY DEALS lunatics (and even them), ever appeared to have tried to game this thing out. As in, I would like to ...
Atrios / Eschaton   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:32:00

Stop Behaving Like 'Children' And Back PM's Brexit Deal, Geoffrey Cox Tells MPs

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:25:43

GBP/USD Technical Analysis: Cable en route to 1.2800 figure as Brexit chaos unfolds

GBP/USD daily chart GBP/USD is in a bear trend below its main simple moving averages (SMAs). GBP/USD traders are currently rejecting the 1.2900 figure along with the 100 SMA. The Brexit deal saga is likely to provide much volatility. GBP/USD 4-hour chart GBP/USD is trading above its main SMA. GBP/USD ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:25:05

Five questions that will be answered by Brexit vote

The issues uppermost in MPs' minds as parliament's defining day unfolds
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:24:32

POLITICO Brexit Files: The big vote - 'Glistening cherries' - Ex or eg?

View in your browser . TAKEAWAYS JUDGMENT DAY. It is 35 days since the meaningful vote was scheduled to happen in December; 657 days since Article 50 was triggered; 936 days since the referendum; and 15,930 days since the referendum in 1975 that gave a democratic stamp to the U.K.'s ...
POLITICO / Politico   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:23:02

UK parliament holds Brexit debate before crucial vote

CNN   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:57:20

Markets flat ahead of Brexit vote

Stocks higher as MPs prepare for Brexit vote Profit taking over the last couple of days doesn't appear to have taken its toll on investors, with futures mixed on Tuesday as attention temporarily shifts across the pond. Brexit may be more of a domestic issue for the UK, with the ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:57:08

GBP/USD could trade below 1.27 - TDS

Analysts at TD Securities suggest that in the UK, the big vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal takes place tonight (GMT), with the vote happening around 8pm GMT. Key Quotes "We expect a significant defeat, with about 70 Conservative MPs not supporting the deal (for a loss margin of around ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:52:20

Parliament likely to vote on May's Brexit plan around 2000 GMT

The vote in Britain's parliament on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan is likely to take place around 8 p.m. (2000 GMT) on Tuesday with the announcement of the result possible about 15 minutes later.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:40:44

British lawmaker Tulip Siddiq delays birth for Brexit vote

Tulip Siddiq, a member of the UK's House of Commons, moved her C-section to vote against Theresa May's deal. She will be brought in by wheelchair.
Ashley May, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:39:50

She Might Actually Lose

I'm still not sure what happens with Brexit next, but everyone seems to think The Deal is going to be shot down.The very smart (actually most of them are as dumb as ours) British political chattering classes should be wondering why the Tories took so long?
Atrios / Eschaton   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:38:00

British PM faces defeat in historic Brexit deal vote

Times of India   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:34:36

Brexit: MPs to vote on 'right to terminate' Irish backstop after speaker selects amendments to tonight's vote on May's deal

But bid to impose a strict 'sunset clause' on the backstop - which could have prevented Theresa May's humiliation - will not go ahead
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:33:00

Don't blame Brexit for UK wobbles, says 'Mr Copper'

Michael Farmer, metals trader and prominent Leaver, points finger at China
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:32:18

Northern Ireland prepares for worst-case Brexit scenario

Many fear the return of a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, which is in the EU.
Al Jazeera   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:31:37

Theresa May vows to fight on for Brexit deal

Prime minister says she will not quit even if parliament rejects EU divorce plan
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:28:18

Germany must help Europe's response to Brexit 'warning' - Finance Minister

Britain's vote to quit the European Union was no accident but a warning sign for a Europe confronted by the growth of populist political movements, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:22:55

Stocks tripped by earnings angst, sterling huddled for Brexit vote

Spluttering noises from Germany and an earnings miss from banking giant JP Morgan dragged back stocks on Tuesday, while Britain's pound hovered near a two-month high ahead of a crucial parliamentary vote on Brexit.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:21:45

Meet The New Brexit 'Doomsday Preppers': Housewives Stockpiling Food And Medicine

After months of fraught negotiations - first with the EU, then with her eurosceptics in Parliament - mere hours remain before Prime Minister Theresa May brings her Brexit withdrawal agreement up for a vote in the House of Commons on Tuesday. And with analysts and MPs alike anticipating an overwhelming ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:06:29

Theresa May 'Did Not Even Ask Brussels To Scrap The Backstop', Arlene Foster Claims

Jasmin Gray / Huffington Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:05:36

Germany sees weakest growth in five years amid global protectionism, uncertainty over Brexit

The German economy grew by 1.5 percent in 2018, the weakest rate in five years and markedly slower than the previous year, preliminary data showed ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:01:47

UK Parliament to hold key vote on PM's Brexit bill

CNN   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:55:54

Asian shares on defensive, sterling braces for Brexit vote

Asian shares on defensive, sterling braces for Brexit vote
euronews   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:52:22

European Green attacks Jeremy Corbyn for 'damaging' Brexit stance

'Labour bears as much responsibility as the Conservatives" for Brexit, says Reinhard Bütikofer.
Judith Mischke / Politico   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:48:35

Eurogroup chief sees room for more talks to avoid hard Brexit

The head of euro zone finance ministers, Mario Centeno, said on Tuesday Europe and Britain could talk further and adjust their positions to avoid a no-deal Brexit in case Britain's parliament rejects the deal agreed between London and Brussels.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:46:32

China hopes boost stocks, pound near two-month top before Brexit vote

Chinese stimulus hopes lifted world stocks on Tuesday, while Britain's pound huddled near a two-month high as the UK's parliament readied for a vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's unpopular Brexit plans.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:41:13

May says she will respond quickly after key Brexit vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May told her senior ministers she would respond quickly to Tuesday's evening's vote in parliament on her proposed Brexit deal, her spokesman said.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:37:59

UK PM May spokesman: PM May to respond quickly after Brexit vote in Parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman recently crossed the wires saying that the PM will respond quickly after the Brexit vote in the Parliament. Key quotes (via Reuters) PM told cabinet that government is servant of the people, believes passionately must deliver referendum result. Told cabinet she would continue to ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:29:17

May to persist with current Brexit deal regardless of defeat - Sun

Prime Minister Theresa May plans to push on with her current plan to leave the European Union regardless of the scale of a parliamentary defeat expected in parliament later on Tuesday, the political editor of the Sun newspaper said.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:19:55

Brexit & Beyond: U.K.'s May Heads for Likely Defeat as Brexit Deadline Nears

To subscribe to the newsletter, please sign up here MUST READS U.K.'s May Likely Faces Defeat as Brexit Deadline Nears: British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a likely heavy defeat in a vote Tuesday on her plan to leave the European Union, setting the stage for further political turmoil that ...
WSJ Staff / MoneyBeat   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:14:38

Government 'sneaks out' £7,000 pension cut for poorest elderly couples ahead of Brexit vote

Ministers accused of attempting to bury the harsh impact of the change to pension credit
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:11:00

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, GS)

Here is what you need to know. China pledges to bolster its economy. Chinese Premier Li Kiqiang said in a statement out Tuesday that Beijing could roll out more stimulus to provide support for the economy, Reuters reports. The UK government is headed for an epic Brexit defeat. Theresa May's ...
Jonathan Garber / Money Game   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:57:00

Factbox: Britain's parliament faces biggest decision since World War Two

Britain's parliament faces its biggest decision since World War Two on Tuesday: whether to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal, a vote that will influence the country's prosperity for generations to come.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:43:14

Factbox: Parliament faces biggest decision since World War Two

Britain's parliament faces its biggest decision since World War Two on Tuesday: whether to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal, a vote that will influence the country's prosperity for generations to come.
Reuters   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:43:13

Brexit timeline: key dates in UK's divorce from EU

What is in store on a historic day for Theresa May's deal - and what happens afterwards
FT   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:40:15

Jeremy, It's Not Too Late To Change Your Mind And Offer A Real Alternative To Brexit

Tommy Sheppard / Huffington Post   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:35:51

Brexit - An Indian analogy

The UK voted to part ways with Europe in 2016, and at the time it really confused everybody. Why would somebody in their right mind try to disassociate themselves from one of the most economically...
Abhijeet Banerjee / Times of India   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:35:38

GBP/USD loses the grip and drops to 1.2840 ahead of Brexit vote

Cable abandons multi-week tops above 1.2900 the figure. Broad-based bid tone around USD behind the knee-jerk. The House of Commons will vote on May's deal later in the evening. The renewed and generalized buying pressure around the greenback is now forcing GBP/USD to trade in the lower bound of the ...
FX Street   |   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:15:12