Brexit News Archive: 14 Mar 2019

Brexit's economic poison will last for years

Almost 70% of the slowdown in UK investment might be down to Brexit. Whatever path is taken, businesses are going to be left in the fog.
Bloomberg / Financial Express   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 22:59:07

Trump and Irish leader celebrate their countries' close ties but differences over Brexit are evident

The annual ritual of the American president hosting the leader of Ireland in celebration of the intertwined history of the two countries dates to 1959, and evokes a political era of patronage and old school Irish-American pols.
Anne Gearan / Washington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 22:46:12

Brexit, the great British disaster: Next few days crucial for both UK and EU

On June 23, 2016, the UK held a historic referendum. With a thin margin, the 'Brexit' camp that wanted to leave the EU won.
Financial Express   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 22:32:30

UK's Attorney General Cox has new legal advice on Brexit - The Telegraph

Britain's top government lawyer, Attorney General Geoffrey Cox, has new legal advice stating that Britain will be able to break off from the Irish backstop under the terms of the Vienna Convention, The Telegraph reported on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 22:12:36

British lawmakers reject Theresa May's Brexit plan for second time

Britain's Parliament rejected for a second time Prime Minister Theresa hard-won plan to leave the EU.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 22:10:54

GBP/USD Technical Analysis: Cable looking at 1.3300 figure as Brexit is delayed

GBP/USD daily chart GBP/USD is trading in a bull trend above its main simple moving averages. The UK Parliament voted 412 to 202 to delay the Brexit. GBP/USD 4-hour chart GBP/USD is trading above its main SMAs suggesting a bullish bias in the medium-term. GBP/USD 30-minute chart GBP/USD is trading ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 22:02:06

Unexploded wartime bomb found at no-deal Brexit lorry site

An unexploded bomb has been found at a disused airport set to be used as a lorry park in the event of a no-deal Brexit. 
Sky   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 21:36:00

EU must increase pressure on Britain over Brexit: EU's Verhofstadt

The European Union must increase pressure on Britain to move forward on its exit from the bloc, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator told German television on Thursday, after British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to seek a delay.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 21:14:46

President Trump Claims He Gave Theresa May Ideas on Negotiating Brexit But 'She Didn't Listen'

Trump criticized Britain's handling of negotiations over leaving the European Union
DARLENE SUPERVILLE / AP / Time   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 21:09:27

Business highlights worries over Brexit delay

Industry groups express relief that March no-deal less likely but call for clarity
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 21:02:13

Trump Says Theresa May 'Didn't Listen' To His Brexit Negotiation Ideas

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Thursday sharply criticized Britain's handling of negotiations over leaving the European Union, saying...
Summer Concepcion / TPM   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:51:39

Trump: Brexit debate is 'tearing country apart'

US president says he offered advice to Theresa May on the Brexit deal but the UK prime minister did not listen to him.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:51:33

Here Are The 188 Tory MPs Who Voted Against Delaying Brexit

Jasmin Gray / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:37:53

Brexit news - live: UK to request Article 50 extension to delay EU exit until at least June

Follow for live updates from Westminster
Shehab Khan, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:36:00

British lawmakers overwhelmingly back Brexit delay, setting stage for new vote on deal next week

British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to seek a delay in Britain's exit from the European Union, setting the stage for Prime Minister Theresa May ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:32:49

Theresa May has kicked the Brexit can so far down the road it's not even on the same street anymore

The House of Commons now looks like that nest of obsolete cables you've moved house with three times - and is about as much use
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:28:19

Brexit delay vote gives whip hand to EU leaders

However, as yet there is no indication that countries plan to use the UK's predicament to make national demands.
David M. Herszenhorn, Jacopo Barigazzi, Diego Torres / Politico   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:19:36

How MPs voted on Brexit delay

Interactive database: See how every MP voted
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:17:31

How did my MP vote on Brexit delay?

Check how your MP voted in the latest Brexit vote.
BBC   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:12:10

Brexit has taken a notable step backwards

It's tempting to believe the cliche that in Brexit, nothing ever changes.
CNN   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:56:57

Britain Votes To Delay Brexit After Chaotic Week In Parliament. Here's What That Means

As earthquakes go in recent British politics, this one was the largest. Across three successive evenings, lawmakers handed down three scathing defeats to Prime Minister Theresa May. The scale of the early damage was unquantifiable, there was no immediate plan for how to rebuild, and nobody knew how dangerous the ...
Billy Perrigo / Time   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:34:16

The 412 MPs Who Voted to Delay Brexit

412 MPs voted in favour of Theresa May's motion calling for an extension of Article 50 at least until 30 June, in direct defiance of hundreds of explicit on-the-record promises from the Prime Minister herself. A shameful day for politics. There were still 202 MPs who voted against an extension, ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:29:43

UK will redouble efforts to secure Brexit deal - May's spokesman

British government ministers agreed to redouble efforts to secure a Brexit deal, before MPs voted overwhelmingly to seek a delay to the country's exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:22:01

Donald Trump says he 'hates' to see Brexit being 'ripped apart'

Nick Allen / Telegraph   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:19:22

EU says UK must justify any Brexit delay

The European Union executive said Britain will have to justify any request to postpone Brexit beyond the end of this month and that EU leaders would put a priority on avoiding disrupting EU institutions in considering it.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:16:00

UK to seek Brexit delay: what you need to know about the latest parliamentary vote

The House of Commons has voted to delay Brexit beyond March 29, sending Theresa May to Brussels to ask for more time. But MPs voted against a series of amendments that would have translated into more specific demands on timing. The government motion referred to two kinds of extension. The ...
Andrew Glencross, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, Aston University / The Conversation   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:12:23

3 Shadow Ministers And Labour Whip Rebel To Vote Against Second Brexit Referendum

Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:11:39

What could happen next?

Theresa May has twice failed to get her Brexit deal through Parliament. What might the next move be?
BBC   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:09:03

European shares rise on delayed Brexit vote, dollar gains; Wall Street flat

A gauge of global equity markets traded little changed on Thursday as European shares rose ahead of new voting that backed a Brexit delay and bolstered the dollar, while Wall Street meandered on uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:08:40

Brexit: Britain's Parliament votes to delay EU departure

British lawmakers decided Thursday to seek a Brexit delay, a move that followsmonths of political deadlock.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:08:10

British lawmakers vote to seek Brexit delay after rejecting government proposals

British lawmakers facing a March 29 Brexit deadline voted Thursday to seek a delay in the nation's breakaway from the European Union, saying no acceptable government plan exists for avoiding likely economic chaos. Parliament voted 412 to 202 to give British Prime Minister Theresa May more time...
Christina Boyle / Money & Company   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:05:00

Brexit: UK MPs reject amendment calling for second referendum

The lawmakers rejected the referendum by 334 votes to 85.
PTI / Financial Express   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:04:49

UK lawmakers back Brexit delay, but reject second referendum

CNN   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:00:54

Speaker infuriated MPs by allowing second referendum vote

UK lawmakers have rejected a move to give the British public a second referendum on Brexit, after the opposition Labour Party told its members to abstain from the vote.
CNN   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:00:09

May's Brexit deal is still the only one on table

Battered by events she may be, but the prime minister has bought herself more time
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:59:41

Eurosceptic Tories split as May makes new Brexit push

About 20 members of European Research Group remain unwilling to compromise
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:55:35

CBI: Brexit delay 'could only be a stay of execution'

Parliament still needs to come up with a coherent Brexit plan, the business body says.
BBC   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:55:20

Brexit: Britain's Parliament votes to delay EU departure

British lawmakers decided Thursday to seek a Brexit delay, a move that follows months of political deadlock.
Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:55:14

Brexit: MPs vote by 412 to 202 to seek delay to EU departure

The UK may not now leave the EU on 29 March, if EU member states agree to grant a delay.
BBC   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:54:45

British parliament votes for Brexit delay, but measure must be approved by EU

The British parliament voted on Thursday to seek a delay to Brexit.Lawmakers approved by 412 to 202 a motion setting out the option to have a short delay to the scheduled March 29 departure from the European Union, by agreeing to a Brexit deal by March 20, or a longer ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:54:25

U.K. Votes to Delay Brexit

"The House of Commons voted in favor of delaying Brexit day beyond March 29, either to give time to implement a deal or to give time for an alternative course of action," Politico reports. "MPs voted by 412 to 202 (a majority of 210) in favor of a government motion ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:52:30

GBP/USD holds near 1.3240 after UK Parliament votes to delay Brexit

Pound remains quiet after another round of Brexit votes. UK Parliament voted 412 to 202 to delay Brexit. The GBP/USD pair ignored the votes at the UK Parliament that came in as expected. Cable remains steady, consolidating around 1.3250, down for the day. The pound is retreating after posting yesterday ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:49:18

Why a delay in a Brexit vote could cause more problems

Another rowdy vote on Brexit is taking place today, but this time, it's on whether to delay Britain's departure from the European Union. NBC's Bill Neely joins Stephanie Ruhle and Ali Velshi to break down why a delay could mean new problems.
MSNBC   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:45:55

OK, So What Happens Now That MPs Have Voted To Delay Brexit?

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:39:28

UK parliament votes for a Brexit delay

Non-binding result calls for British Prime Minister Theresa May to push back March 29 Brexit date.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:38:43

British parliament votes for Brexit delay

The British parliament voted on Thursday to seek a delay to Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:38:16

UK parliament votes to delay Brexit day

Britain's MPs vote by 412 votes to 202 to stall departure and extend Article 50
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:36:12

UK Parliament Votes To Delay Brexit By At Least Three Months

LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers have voted to delay Brexit, just 15 days before the country is scheduled to leave...
Summer Concepcion / TPM   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:34:25

Trump wades back into Brexit fight: May 'didn't listen' to my advice

As Brexit negotiations continue in the United Kingdom, President Donald Trump weighed in during an Oval Office meeting Thursday with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, claiming British Prime Minister Theresa May did not listen to his negotiating advice.
CNN   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:33:39

British lawmakers overwhelmingly back Brexit delay

British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to seek a delay in Britain's exit from the European Union, setting the stage for Prime Minister Theresa May to renew efforts to get her divorce deal approved by parliament next week.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:32:18

British lawmakers vote to seek Brexit delay

British lawmakers facing a March 29 Brexit deadline voted Thursday to seek a delay in the nation's breakaway from the European Union. Parliament voted to give British Prime Minister Theresa May more time to come up with a plan to exit the EU, even though the two proposals she has ...
Christina Boyle / LA Times   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:30:00

Brexit delay: What just happened?

Does this actually mean Brexit will be delayed? Is there an end in sight?
BBC   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:27:30

UK: Lawmakers accept main motion to delay Brexit, 412 vs 202

As expected, British lawmakers have accepted the main motion to delay Brexit by a majority of 210 votes, 412 202.
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:25:11

Politics is failing on Brexit, not economics

The first years of this saga has proved the case for listening to experts
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:24:49

UK parliament votes to delay Brexit

The vote leaves open whether the delay will allow time to implement the existing deal or to find a new course of action.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:24:11

Breaking: GBP/USD advances, then retreats as UK Parliament votes to delay Brexit

Parliament votes 412 against 202, a wide majority of 210. GBP/USD advances above 1.3280 but remains shy of 1.3300 at the time of writing. The motion states that if MPs approve UK PM Theresa May's deal by March 20th, Brexit should be extended until the of June. If not, the ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:23:59

Brexit vote result: UK to ask EU to delay withdrawal until at least June after MPs back Article 50 extension

MPs have voted in favour of delaying Brexit until at least June in a move that will see Theresa May ask Brussels to postpone Britain's departure from the EU.
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:23:00

UK Parliament Narrowly Rejects Holding Second Brexit Referendum

LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers have defeated by the narrowest of margins at attempt by Parliament to wrench control of...
Summer Concepcion / TPM   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:11:43

Parliament backs government proposal to delay Brexit

MPs vote to push back UK departure from EU to at least June 30
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:08:43

MPs to vote on Brexit delay

CNN   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:00:50

Second Brexit referendum rejected by lawmakers

UK lawmakers have rejected a move to give the British public a second referendum on Brexit.
CNN   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:57:53

Donald Trump says second Brexit referendum should be ruled out

"I don't think another vote would be possible because it would be very unfair to people who have won" in the initial referendum to quit the European Union, he said in the White House.
AFP / Financial Express   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:56:17

Brexit To Be Delayed By Three Months As MPs Give Theresa May's Deal A Third Chance

Paul Waugh / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:52:21

Downing Street optimism rises over Brexit deal prospects

Despite suffering the fourth biggest defeat in UK history, Tories think they will win a third vote
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:50:15

British MPs vote overwhelmingly against 2nd Brexit referendum

British MPs on Thursday voted massively against delaying Brexit in order to hold a second referendum, dashing the hopes of pro-European campaigners who want a new public vote.
Times of India   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:49:38

Donald Trump, Mike Pence mark St. Patrick's Day in the shadow of gay marriage and Brexit

After a closed event last year, Mike Pence hosts breakfast with Ireland's Leo Varadkar and his husband, one of the world's most prominent gay couples.
David Jackson, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:49:30

UK signs post-Brexit trade deal with Fiji and Papua New Guinea

Ministers rush to do deals with countries UK trades with under EU free trade arrangements Britain has signed a post-Brexit trade deal with the Pacific islands of Fiji and Papua New Guinea, as the government rushes to sign as many agreements as possible before 29 March. The Department for International ...
Richard Partington / Guardian   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:41:46

Brexit in numbers: How did parliament vote on Thursday?

British lawmakers are voting on Thursday on a government proposal setting out what Prime Minister Theresa May says are the options on how long to delay Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:38:57

Factbox - Brexit in numbers: How did parliament vote on Thursday?

British lawmakers are voting on Thursday on a government proposal setting out what Prime Minister Theresa May says are the options on how long to delay Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:38:22

Donald Trump: Theresa May 'didn't listen' to me on Brexit

'I don't think another vote would be possible because it would be very unfair to the people that won,' US president says.
Paul Dallison / Politico   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:35:05

DUP 'working hard' to strike Brexit deal

Northern Ireland party under mounting pressure from business to back exit accord
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:32:08

EU's Barnier says current Brexit deal is only one available

The current deal struck between Brussels and London over Britain's exit from the European Union is the only one available, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:21:35

GBP/USD has been steady, so far, on Amendment H - (a second referendum) being defeated 85-334

GBP/USD is moving with a range of between 1.3207 and 1.3335 on Thursday as Brexit funding gets underway again. Following lawmakers resoundingly rejecting Prime Minister Theresa May's revised divorce deal with the EU on Tuesday, Britain's parliament is now voting another crunch vote on Brexit today - on whether to ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:17:56

Brexit: MPs vote against giving public fresh referendum on EU withdrawal

MPs have voted against giving the public a fresh Brexit referendum, rejecting a Commons motion that would have triggered a Final Say vote.
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:16:00

How 'indicative votes' could resolve the Brexit impasse

Support grows for MPs being given an opportunity to indicate what kind of deal they would be back
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:15:34

Stocks Slightly Lower into Afternoon on China Trade Deal Worries, Brexit Concerns, Profit-Taking, Retail/Metals & Mining Sector Weakness

Broad Equity Market Tone: Advance/Decline Line: Slightly Lower Sector Performance: Mixed Volume: Below Average Market Leading Stocks: Performing In Line Equity Investor Angst: Volatility(VIX) 13.2 -1.3% Euro/Yen Carry Return Index 131.22 +.27% Emerging Markets Currency Volatility(VXY) 8.06 unch. S&P 500 Implied Correlation 39.23 -1.41% ISE Sentiment Index 117.0 +33.0% Total ...
Gary / Between the Hedges   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:13:00

UK warned against using Vienna Convention on Brexit

Article 62 move on withdrawal agreement an 'utterly hopeless' endeavour, says QC
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:06:05

UK's Labour to seek to stop further votes on May's Brexit deal

Britain's opposition Labour Party will support an amendment that seeks to stop Prime Minister Theresa May from putting her twice-defeated Brexit plan up for another vote in parliament, a Labour lawmaker Paul Blomfield said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:04:19

Pro-Brexit Conservative group to vote against changes to Brexit delay

An influential group of Brexit-supporting Conservative lawmakers will vote against all the suggested changes to a government proposal to delay Brexit, three members of the European Research Group said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:03:32

How Brexit shapes Philip Hammond's public spending plans

FT's Chris Giles on Spring Statement forecasts and boosting public services
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:57:21

UK MPs to vote on Brexit delay and second referendum

CNN   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:54:27

GBP/USD Technical Analysis: Cable trading near 1.3260 ahead of Brexit vote

GBP/USD daily chart GBP/USD is trading in a bull trend above its main simple moving averages. Sterling can see high volatility as the UK's Parliamentary vote on Brexit is starting at 17.00 GMT. GBP/USD 4-hour chart GBP/USD is trading above its main SMAs suggesting a bullish bias in the medium-term. ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:50:49

Gold slides below $1300 as threat of hard Brexit eases

Gold has posted sharp losses in Thursday trading, after posting gains on Wednesday. In the North American session, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1295.06, down 1.10% on the day. It is a light day on the fundamentals front. Unemployment claims climbed to 229 thousand, above the ...
Kenny Fisher / OANDA   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:48:03

Brexit vote: Labour orders its MPs not to support Commons motion for fresh referendum

Jeremy Corbyn to force Labour MPs to abstain when Commons holds first vote on whether to call another public vote
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:42:52

GBP/JPY daily chart: Sterling trading above 148.00 ahead of Brexit vote

GBP/JPY daily chart GBP/JPY is trading in a bull leg above its main simple moving averages (SMAs). The Sterling can see high volatility as the UK's Parliamentary vote on Brexit is starting at 17.00 GMT. GBP/JPY 4-hour chart GBP/JPY is trading above its main SMAs suggesting a bullish momentum in ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:30:20

GBP/USD - British pound soars as parliament rejects no-deal Brexit, next stop is Article 50

GBP/USD continues to show strong movement this week. The pair soared on Wednesday, gaining 1.99 percent. In Thursday's North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3280, down 0.40 percent on the day. On the release front, there are no major British indicators. Later in the day, parliament holds a ...
Kenny Fisher / OANDA   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:28:20

Risk of no-deal Brexit recedes further, some banks say

The risk that Britain will crash out of the EU without an agreement on March 29 has receded further this week, some banks and asset managers say, citing the UK parliament's resounding vote to rule out a no-deal Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:27:05

Cost Of Unpaid Student Loans 'Could Blow £12bn Hole In Government's Brexit War Chest'

Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:24:10

EUR/USD steady, hovering around 1.1300 ahead of Brexit vote

US Dollar remains sideways, consolidating modest daily gains. EUR/USD holds around 1.1300, with a bearish intraday bias, but supported around 1.1300. The EUR/USD pair is moving sideways in a small range ahead of the Brexit vote at the UK Parliament, holding near the 1.1300 area. Earlier today, EUR/USD rose to ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:11:19

Did a Conservative whip really break the party whip in key Brexit vote?

Mike Freer was accused of defying the instructions he was meant to be enforcing - but there was an innocuous explanation...
The Independent   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:09:00

Tory MP Christopher Chope Says Brexiteers Would Now Back Vote To Topple Theresa May

Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:07:46

Trump slams handling of Brexit by UK's May

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized British Prime Minister Theresa May's handling of the Brexit talks for Britain's departure from the European Union and said another referendum on the issue would be unfair to the side that won.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:56:08

European shares rise on 'no-deal' Brexit vote, dollar gains

A gauge of global equity markets traded little changed on Thursday as fading risks of a disorderly Brexit lifted European shares but bolstered the dollar ahead of another vote, while Wall Street was flat on uncertainty over U.S.-Sino trade talks.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:51:43

May piles pressure on British lawmakers to back Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May piled pressure on rebel lawmakers on Thursday to back her battered EU divorce deal as parliament prepared to vote on seeking a delay to Britain's departure that could ultimately derail the process.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:48:09

Brexit amendments: What will MPs vote on?

Speaker John Bercow has selected four amendments for the vote later on whether the UK seeks permission to delay Brexit.
BBC   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:47:44

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   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:47:12

Trump says U.S. will stay out of Brexit but slams handling by UK's May

The United States will stay out of Britain's negotiations over its exit from the European Union, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday, even as he criticized British Prime Minister Theresa May's handling of the talks.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:41:13

Between Brexit and a hard place

On March 12, the British Parliament overwhelmingly voted down Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal with the European Union (for a second time). Yesterday, March 13, Parliament voted to reject the possibility of leaving the EU without a deal, while failing to acknowledge that this is precisely what will ...
Douglas A. Rediker / Brookings   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:40:10

£50 notes/Brexit: loadsacash

Big notes are a pain for day-to-day transactions; so why are people hoarding them?
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:35:46

Short Brexit delay to discuss May's deal 'out of the question': France

France does not support a short extension to Article 50 if it is merely for Britain to try and reopen negotiations over its divorce terms with the European Union, an official in President Emmanuel Macron's office said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:32:19

How to watch tonight's Brexit votes like a pro

MPs are seeking to take control of the Brexit process from Theresa May's government.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:31:28

Strong Northern Ireland say will help DUP 'over the line' on Brexit

Ensuring that Northern Ireland has a "strong say" in the future on Brexit and is treated no differently to the rest of the United Kingdom would help the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) back a deal to leave the European Union, its leader said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:28:13

Brexit and the Border Wall, a Loose Comparison

Will conservative populism survive its international humiliation over the past three months?
Ufon Umanah / NY Observer   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:15:48

Trump 'surprised at how badly' Brexit negotiations have gone

Donald Trump has said he is "surprised at how badly" the Brexit negotiations have gone for Britain and claimed that leaving the EU is "tearing the country apart".
Sky   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:11:00

UK ministers ask firms to drum up support for May's Brexit deal - executive

British government ministers have asked executives at leading companies to use their influence to boost support for Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, one of the executives said, as a deadline looms for Britain to leave the European Union.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:10:43

Donald Trump Says Second Brexit Referendum Would Be 'Unfair'

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:10:34

For Theresa May, If At First (And Second) You Fail, Try The Same Thing Again?

Via Rabobank's Michael Every, UK Parliament voted against a no-deal Brexit in an indicative vote yesterday. Although this was expected, MPs backed an amendment that took no-deal off the table permanently - rather than temporary as the government intended. Sterling certainly liked the news, briefly touching 1.338 against the dollar. ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:00:00

What a spike in toilet paper sales says about Brexit

The specter of food and goods shortages has loomed amid Brexit negotiations.
Taylor Telford / Washington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:59:17

UK's Fox says Trump has shown ambition for large scale post-Brexit trade deal

Donald Trump has shown his ambition for a large scale post-Brexit trade agreement with Britain, British trade minister Liam Fox said after the U.S. President tweeted that he was looking forward to negotiating such a deal.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:56:17

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

What happens next as the clock ticks on Britain's departure
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:37:53

Exasperated EU plans next Brexit move

Many fear that process will evolve into an endless crisis for Europe
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:36:32

UK's Labour says will not support second Brexit referendum proposal on Thursday

Britain's opposition Labour Party will not support a proposal for a second Brexit referendum due to be voted on in parliament later on Thursday, the party's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:18:55

British MPs set to vote on delaying Brexit

Amid mounting fears about about the likely traumatic economic cost of crashing out of the EU without a deal, the press slammed a as Prime Minister Theresa May lost control over her own ministers. The embattled May agreed to ask for a postponement with just two weeks to go until ...
Times of India   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:11:14

UK: Labour is supporting a public vote on any Brexit deal that gets through

Additional comments from opposition Labour Party's spokesman Keir Starmer continue to cross the wires with key quotes, via Reuters, found below. Labour doesn't want to be involved in the European elections. Labour policy is to have an extension and then find a mechanism or process to establish the majority in ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:10:39

UK Has 'No Plans' To Give Republic More Powers Over Northern Ireland In No-Deal Brexit

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:05:04

Brexit: Speaker could stop Theresa May's staging repeat votes on her deal after defeats, cabinet minister admits

'There is something called 'the same question' issue, which is where you can't put exactly the same wording to the House in the same session multiple times'
The Independent   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:05:00

Brexit: Does the UK need to hold European elections?

If Brexit is delayed beyond 29 March, would the UK need to participate in May's European elections?
BBC   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:04:23

UK government to oppose all amendments to Brexit delay vote - Telegraph

Britain's ruling Conservative Party will order its lawmakers to vote against all amendments to its motion on delaying Brexit when they are voted upon later on Thursday, Daily Telegraph reporter Steve Swinford said on Twitter.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:02:44

The Price of Austerity in England

Sasha Abramsky Savage cuts in social services have put county councils in crisis. The post The Price of Austerity in England appeared first on The Nation .
Sasha Abramsky / The Nation   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:00:19

May Could Thwart Bid To Block Third Brexit Deal Vote With New Legislation, Says Ex-No 10 Expert

Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:57:52

Piers Morgan Called For Donald Trump To Help With Brexit - And He Seems To Have Responded

Chris York / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:56:16

Brexit debate ahead of third key vote

CNN   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:55:43

Pound falls from 9-month high as Brexit drama reverberates

UK currency had risen above $1.33 after vote to rule out no-deal departure from EU
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:43:02

Brexit: MPs face a 'stark' choice on delaying departure

The government urges MPs to back the PM's deal, as they debate delaying the UK's 29 March departure.
BBC   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:37:20

GBP: Driven by Brexit developments - Westpac

In view of Tim Riddell, senior market strategist at Westpac, Brexit remains the key driver of GBP in the near term. Key Quotes "The inability of UK to agree upon a Brexit Withdrawal Agreement is now bearing down on Article 50's 29th March end date. Risk of a "no deal" ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:32:30

If no Brexit deal by March 20, parliament will get say on way forward - minister

If British lawmakers have not passed a Brexit deal by March 20, the government will give parliament the opportunity to vote on the way forward, Minister for the Cabinet Office David Lidington said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:16:11

British Lawmakers Prepare to Vote on Brexit Delay Request

Britain is currently scheduled to leave the EU on March 29
DANICA KIRKA and RAF CASERT / AP / Time   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:14:47

US Dollar Index in session tops around 96.80

The index stays bid near 96.80, daily highs. Export/Import Prices surprised to the upside in February. Markets' focus stay on the upcoming Brexit vote. The correction higher in the greenback seems to have met strong resistance in the 96.80 region when gauged by the US Dollar Index (DXY). US Dollar ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:05:10

May has lost control of Brexit and now anything is possible

CNN   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:03:44

UK lawmakers publish plan to break Brexit impasse

British lawmakers published a plan on Thursday to take control of the parliamentary agenda on March 20 with a view to forcing a future discussion of Brexit options, aimed at finding a majority to break the current impasse. The plan, supported by lawmakers from both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives ...
Dean Popplewell / OANDA   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:55:37

Brexit: What is the Vienna Convention?

The international treaty on treaties provides a way out for countries if unexpected things happen.
BBC   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:55:05

Wall Street set for muted open as trade uncertainty overhangs

Wall Street was set to open flat on Thursday as uncertainty of trade talks between the United States and China offset optimism after Britain's parliament voted to reject a disorderly Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:51:36

Amid Brexit shambles, Citigroup sees 3 ways to profit in the 'uninvestable' UK

Analysts at Citi have proposed three strategies to profit from the selloff of UK stocks since the Brexit vote They identify cheap domestic stocks, cheap commodity stocks, and 'potential de-equitizers' as the building blocks of an attractive UK portfolio. Brexit uncertainty has led investors to shy away from British stocks. ...
Theron Mohamed / Business Insider   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:49:00

UK lawmakers have their say on Brexit

CNN   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:45:51

European shares surge after UK parliament votes down no-deal Brexit

European shares rallied to more than five-month highs on Thursday, boosted by fading risks of a no-deal Brexit and overcoming fears about a possible delay in trade talks between the United States and China.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:43:09

UK lawmakers to vote on four possible changes to May's Brexit delay motion

British lawmakers will have the opportunity to vote on up to four amendments to Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed delay to Brexit on Thursday, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:39:10

Brexit: Speaker select second referendum amendment for vote, GBP/USD rises

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow selects four amendments for a vote ahead of the primary motion to ask for an extension of Article 50. One of the amendments, H, calls for a second Brexit referendum. Bercow selected three other amendments, but these do not include one that would have ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:27:58

Theresa May's former adviser says she should resign to get her Brexit deal through

George Freeman says it is time for a 'new leader to reunite the country'
Shehab Khan / The Independent   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:27:15

UK lawmakers publish plan to break Brexit impasse

British lawmakers published a plan on Thursday to take control of the parliamentary agenda on March 20 with a view to forcing a future discussion of Brexit options, aimed at finding a majority to break the current impasse.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:26:22

Stocks to watch: Cineworld, Just Group, Ultra Electronics

Tui's Brexit and Boeing woes should not threaten dividends, says Morgan Stanley
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:25:42

The next steps in Brexit's unfolding drama

MPs will vote on Thursday on whether to delay Brexit by extending Article 50, but the decision is not unilateral.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:22:30

"Extreme Gamma" - Nomura Exposes The Driver Behind This Week's Market Melt-Up (& What Happens Next)

The US equity markets - despite slumping earnings expectations, disappointing macro data, US-China trade deal uncertainty, and Brexit chaos - has surged this week (in the face of total denial by the bond market). Every dip has been bought and every 'worry' excused - except bonds ain't buying it. So ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:20:00

Facing Brexit delay, what is happening in UK parliament on Thursday?

British lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a government proposal setting out what Prime Minister Theresa May says are the options on how long to delay Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:14:22

Brexit latest: MPs to vote on giving UK public second referendum

MPs will vote today on whether to give the public a fresh referendum on Brexit after John Bercow selected an amendment that could lead to a Final Say vote.
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:14:00

GBP/JPY retreats from YTD peaks near 149.00 ahead of Brexit vote

The cross loses momentum after recording 2019 highs. The offered momentum in GBP collaborates with the downside. House of Commons expected to pass the extension of Article 50. The now softer tone around the Sterling is driving GBP/JPY lower after climbing to levels just shy of the 149.00 handle during ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:10:04

UK's Fox: govt wants to give assurances on backstop but only one Brexit deal on table

The British government wants to be able to give further assurances over the so-called Irish backstop but Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal is the only one on the table, trade minister Liam Fox said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:08:18

British MPs resoundingly reject Brexit deal for second time

British MPs resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time on Tuesday, plunging the country into further uncertainty just 17 days before it is due to split from the European Union. The House of Commons voted 391-242 against the divorce deal, even after May secured further ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:07:17

U.K. Weighs No-Deal Brexit Vote as May Is Thrown Into Crisis

Britain will confront head-on the threat of a no-deal Brexit in a parliamentary vote with huge ramifications for Prime Minister Theresa May. On Wednesday, members of Parliament will decide whether to tear the country out of the European Union with no agreement in place in 16 time, or give themselves ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:06:56

May will bring Brexit deal back if circumstances right - spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May will bring back her twice-defeated Brexit deal for another vote in parliament if the government judges the circumstances are right, her spokesman said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:04:15

Brexit vote: MPs to debate Article 50 extension - live

FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:02:42

Lifetime Brands points to Brexit, stocking issues as drags

Seeking Alpha   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:01:54

DAX jumpy as British parliament rejects no-deal Brexit

The DAX is showing strong movement in both directions, but has only managed slight gains. Currently, the DAX is at 11,591, up 0.20% on the day. In economic news, German CPI rebounded in February with a gain of 0.4%, after a decline of 0.5% a month earlier. On Friday, the ...
Kenny Fisher / OANDA   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:01:50

Donald Tusk floats long Brexit extension - for UK's sake

Council president urges EU27 to consider granting long delay to avoid damage of no deal.
David M. Herszenhorn / Politico   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:58:51

ING Bank: UK Parliament ready to back a different Brexit option?

ING Bank analysts are having doubts about the outcome of the voting in UK Parliament on the extension of the Article 50 process. Key Quotes "Parliament is likely to vote later on Thursday to extend the Article 50 process, although the Prime Minister is hoping that this will pressure her ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:56:46

Three Simple Reasons Why The EU Won't Give Any More To The UK On The Backstop

Dr Simon Usherwood / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:52:36

Brexit extension beyond May means UK participation in EU elections - Commission

An extension of Brexit talks beyond the date of European Parliament elections in late May would mean that Britain would have to take part in European Parliament elections despite its plan to leave the EU, the European Commission said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:51:00

UK TradeMin Fox: Choices are limited, PM May's deal only one on the table

British Trade Minister Liam Fox recently crossed the wires reiterating the UK's choices on Brexit deal were limited and Prime Minister May's deal was the only one on the table. "We want to continue to be able to give assurances on the legal element of the backstop," Fox added. Meanwhile, ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:50:50

Four Brexits and a Divorce: What do MPs want?

Cross-party groups of MPs have spent months working on their own ideas for leaving the EU.
BBC   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:49:19

Vote for Article 50 extension may mean Brexit delay

May has lost control of Brexit and now anything is possible No one should be happy with no-deal Brexit rejection
CNN   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:47:32

Trump makes last-minute Brexit intervention 'after being lobbied by Nigel Farage'

'My Administration looks forward to negotiating a large scale Trade Deal with the United Kingdom. The potential is unlimited!' president tweets
Tom Embury-Dennis / The Independent   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:46:00

S&P Futures Slide, Global Rally Pauses As Trade Deal Optimism Fizzles

Having risen to session highs on the back of fresh global optimism over trade, a delay in Brexit and fresh hopes for a economy (while ignoring China's worst Industrial Production print on record), US equity futures slumped on Thursday as America and China were reportedly set to push back a ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:43:46

Philip Hammond warns EU may insist on long Brexit delay

UK chancellor only wants extension until end of June if UK parliament votes for one
FT   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:40:42

UK Has Unilaterally Withdrawn From 52 Treaties in Last 30 Years

With the UK staring a long Brexit delay in the face, attention has turned back to the deal and whether there are any alternative routes for the UK to unilaterally withdraw, short of simply tearing the whole treaty up. Attorney General Geoffrey Cox is updating his legal advice to take ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:38:59

EU's Tusk floats long Brexit delay before summit

European Union leaders will consider pressing Britain to delay Brexit by at least a year to find a way through its domestic deadlock, the chair of next week's EU summit said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:32:35

15 Times People Perfectly Captured What An Absolute Sh*tshow Last Night's Brexit Vote Was

Chris York / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:32:18

Cable Slides Ahead Of Brexit-Delay Vote - So Now What?

With the U.K. in limbo and Parliament deadlocked, MPs will vote today on whether to delay Brexit after they rejected a no-deal split from the EU (in a non-binding vote that does not legally remove it from the table). The law still says we leave on 29th - Jacob Rees-Mogg ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:29:40

EUR/USD losing the grip, approaches 1.1300

The pair faces rising selling pressure and approaches the 1.1300 handle. The greenback picks up pace on US-China rumours. Attention remains on the upcoming Brexit vote on Article 50. The selling pressure around the shared currency is now picking up further pace and motivates EUR/USD to recede from recent tops ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:24:29