Brexit News Archive: 25 Mar 2019

Brexit in numbers: How did parliament vote on Monday?

British lawmakers on Monday used a vote on the government's next steps on Brexit to wrest control of the process so that they can then try to find a majority for an alternative that would break the parliamentary deadlock.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:57:33

Britain calls for 'realism' on Brexit after parliament grabs control

The British government on Monday called for realism after parliament grabbed control of Brexit.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:56:43

UK Parliament votes on Brexit amendments

CNN   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:55:55

Brexit voting: Main motion result Yes 327 No 300

MPs are now voting on the main motion, as amended; Essentially this is a rerun of the vote on Letwin. Result: Yes 327 No 300 Extra reading: Government claims vote for Letwin's indicative votes plan sets 'dangerous precedent' Brexit voting: Amendment F result Yes 311 No 314 Brexit voting underway: ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:49:22

GBP/USD: Buyers remain in power as UK parliament votes against government over Brexit

The British House of Commons vote in favor of the parliament taking control of Brexit over the government. Pound traders welcome decision as it reduces uncertainty. The British Pound (GBP) seesaws around 1.3200 marks versus the US Dollar (USD) during early Tuesday. The GBP/USD pair is taking the bids as ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:48:33

MPs back votes on Brexit alternatives by 329 votes to 302

MPs vote to take control of Commons business in unprecedented move to try to find majority for any Brexit option.
BBC   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:47:21

Government claims vote for Letwin's indicative votes plan sets 'dangerous precedent'

The Guardian news is reporting that the government has issued this response to the defeat on Letwin. A spokesman for the Brexit department said: It is disappointing to see this amendment pass, as the government made a clear commitment to provide a process to find a majority in parliament for ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:46:06

UK lawmakers vote to take control of Brexit to mull options

Seeking Alpha   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:44:59

Sterling rises after UK lawmakers vote to take control of Brexit process for a day

Sterling rose at the start of the Asian trading session after British lawmakers voted to wrest control of the Brexit process from Prime Minister Theresa May's government for a day.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:36:49

Brexit voting: Amendment F result Yes 311 No 314

Amendment F calls on the govt to seek parliament's approval on leaving without a deal if Britain comes within a week of doing so - essentially designed to block a no deal Brexit. Here is the full text: At end, add "and orders that, in the event that the UK ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:33:52

Junior foreign minister Burt resigns over Brexit

British junior foreign minister Alistair Burt has resigned to vote against the government for a proposal to give parliament control over the Brexit process, Press Association reported.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:31:16

Lawmakers seize control of Brexit process from May's government

British lawmakers have temporarily seized control of the Brexit process from Prime Minister Theresa May, in a rare move that puts lawmakers in the driving seat.
CNN   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:27:11

Pound Climbs As MPs Wrest Control Of Brexit From May

It appears a cross-party group of lawmakers who have been conspiring for weeks to wrest power away from Theresa May's government has emerged victories after a contentious Monday evening vote. During the vote on the "Letwin Amendment" , hordes of Tory backbenchers joined with opposition MPs, and even some government ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:26:50

House of Commons Takes Control of Brexit

Members of Parliament "tonight voted to wrestle control of the parliamentary timetable from the government to debate a series of alternative Brexit plans," Politico reports. "The vote clears space on Wednesday for a debate on ways out of the crisis caused by parliament's refusal to support the Brexit deal agreed ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:26:39

UK lawmakers vote to take control of Brexit process

British lawmakers on Monday voted to wrest control of the Brexit process to try to find a majority for an alternative way forward that would break the parliamentary deadlock.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:17:53

House of Commons takes control of Brexit

The move sets up a series of 'indicative votes' Wednesday on alternative Brexit options.
Tom McTague / Politico   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:15:15

Man jailed for cracking egg on head of opposition leader Corbyn

A man who hit Britain's opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on the head with an egg in an attack apparently provoked by the politician's stance on Brexit was sentenced to 28 days in jail on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:15:13

Brexit voting underway: Letwin Amendment Yes 329 vs No 302

Three amendments to May's plan are being voted upon: Amendment A, also known as the Letwin amendment, which seeks to take control of parliament and hold indicative votes on Brexit options. Amendment D calls on the gov't to give parliament time to find a majority for a different approach on ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:15:10

Brexit: MPs vote to take control away from May as cabinet warns new election is near

Cabinet members have warned a new election is nearing as Theresa May lost grip on the Brexit process during another fraught night in the House of Commons.
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:15:00

MPs Seize Control Of Brexit As Commons Wrests Power Away From Theresa May

Paul Waugh / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:14:45

UK Parliament faces choice on who controls business: Brexit minister

British lawmakers face the question of who controls business in parliament, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Monday, trying to persuade them to reject a bid by parliament to wrest control of Britain's departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:13:50

Parliament faces choice on who controls business - Brexit minister

British lawmakers face the question of who controls business in parliament, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Monday, trying to persuade them to reject a bid by parliament to wrest control of Britain's departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:13:41

Richard Harrington: Theresa May's business minister resigns ahead of critical Brexit vote

MP says government is 'playing roulette' with British lives and livelihoods
Peter Stubley / The Independent   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:08:00

May battles to keep control of Brexit, admits she lacks backing in Parliament for her EU withdrawal deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted on Monday she did not have the backing to pass her European Union withdrawal deal as some in her ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:04:33

Brexit news - live: MPs vote on seizing control of EU exit process as May admits she does not have enough support for her deal

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Shehab Khan, Benjamin Kentish, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 21:50:00

A Group Of Brexiteers Have Been Dubbed The 'Grand Wizards' And Someone Really Should Have Googled It

Graeme Demianyk / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 21:30:19

Dollar sinks as Treasury yields fall to lowest levels since 2017

USD - slips as Treasury yields resume slide Brexit - PM May's time may be running out Stocks - Have a seesaw session as growth worries remains dominant theme Apple - New product launch tries to disrupt Cable and credit card industry Oil - extends slide as traders focus on ...
Ed Moya / OANDA   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 21:06:42

GBP/USD finds support above 1.3160, remains steady despite Brexit and political developments

Pound ends with modest losses across the board despite Brexit and political uncertainty. GBP/USD sideways, after being unable to hold clearly on top of 1.3200. The GBP/USD pair is about to end the day hovering slightly below 1.3200, posting modest losses for the day. Earlier today peaked at 1.3243, the ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 20:39:34

Recession fears hit global markets as bond yields keep falling - as it happened

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy Latest: UK and US bond yields falling European markets close lower German business morale has picked up... Introduction: Asian markets slide amid recession worries Full story: Markets rocked by recession worries ...
Graeme Wearden / Guardian   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 20:16:17

May makes final attempt to pressure Tory Brexiters

PM infuriates Eurosceptics by reverting to trying to scare them into backing exit deal
FT   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 20:10:34

Pro-Brexit ERG lawmakers to vote against all amendments on Monday - lawmaker

The pro-Brexit European Research Group of Conservative lawmakers plans to vote against all proposed changes to Prime Minister Theresa May's next steps on Brexit on Monday, a Conservative lawmaker said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:42:25

Parliament's bid to control Brexit process is not constitutional revolution - lawmaker

A British lawmaker said his plan to allow parliament to wrestle control of the Brexit process from the government by trying to find a majority for an alternative way forward to end the impasse is not an attempt at a constitutional revolution.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:29:27

Royal Albert Hall in Brexit costume row after soprano was asked to swap 'EU flag' dress for classical concert

Hannah Furness / Telegraph   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:27:17

May races revolt over Brexit date legislation

If vote does not pass, Brexit will still be delayed because of supremacy of EU law
FT   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:19:42

May clashes with Northern Irish allies in Brexit blow

PM's relations with Democratic Unionists hit new low
FT   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:15:08

Stock Market Data, News Create Cloudy Period for Investors

Last week the S&P 500 Index (SPX), after hitting a new cycle high mid-week, closed down for the five-day period reflecting global growth concerns. Economies in Europe and China continue to deteriorate causing uneasiness that the problems overseas could affect the U. S. markets. News about Brexit and the U.S. ...
Willie Delwiche / See It Market   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:12:12

May fights for control as lawmakers aim to seize Brexit process

British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted on Monday she did not have enough support to pass her EU withdrawal deal as some in her party called on her to quit and parliament plotted to wrest the Brexit process away from her government.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:56:18

Parliament must restore some sanity over Brexit

MPs have a chance to take charge of the process. They should seize it
FT   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:51:52

Brexit paralysis pulls Tories towards an early election

Forcing the parties to clarify their positions would ideally create a majority
FT   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:51:47

JPMorgan asks 300 London employees to move if no-deal Brexit

Seeking Alpha   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:42:31

Brexit: 'Not sufficient' support for third vote, says British PM

Theresa May says there is not enough support for new Brexit vote but hopes to secure parliamentary support for the deal.
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:34:27

UK government plans to give lawmakers a say on Brexit way forward this week - minister

The British government will provide time for parliament to debate the way forward on Brexit later this week if an attempt by lawmakers to wrest control of the process does not pass on Monday, Cabinet Office minister David Lidington said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:26:23

Brexit up in the air as May pushes divorce deal for third time

(Corrects this March 23 story to show the petition is to revoke Article 50, not for another vote.)
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:24:38

Explainer: Brexit - What will happen in the British parliament on Monday?

British lawmakers will on Monday seek to use a vote on the government's next steps on Brexit to wrest control of the process so that they can then try to find a majority for an alternative that would break the parliamentary deadlock.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:19:36

Whitney Tilson - There Is A 28% Chance Of Brexit By The End Of April

Whitney Tilson's email to investors discussing short & distort?; a short-seller's email; Tesla's VIN gap; chance of Brexit; Do You Pull the Parchment?; question 5. 1) A thoughtful, in-depth look at a fascinating case study that raises important issues: Short [...] The post Whitney Tilson - There Is A 28% ...
Jacob Wolinsky / Value Walk   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:02:51

Brexit: Not enough support for Brexit deal vote yet, says PM

Theresa May say she does not have enough support to win a vote on her EU withdrawal deal "as things stand".
BBC   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:00:42

Parliament to vote on three proposed changes to PM May's next steps on Brexit

British lawmakers will on Monday have the opportunity to vote on up to three proposed changes to Prime Minister Theresa May's next steps on Brexit, the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:58:37

May: Not enough support for third Brexit deal vote

CNN   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:55:52

Theresa May Sparks Tory And DUP Fury By 'Ruling Out' No-Deal Brexit

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:55:14

UK parliament to vote on three proposed changes to May's next steps on Brexit

British lawmakers will on Monday have the opportunity to vote on up to three proposed changes to Prime Minister Theresa May's next steps on Brexit, the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:54:36

Asked if she will lead next Brexit talks, May says she is doing the job

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she was getting on with the job of delivering Brexit when asked if she would be leading the next phase of talks with the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:36:33

Piling pressure on May, EU executive says no-deal Brexit plans complete

EU officials said on Monday they had completed their plans for what they saw as an increasingly likely no-deal Brexit, piling pressure on British Prime Minister Theresa May as she battled to persuade her own lawmakers to back a divorce agreement.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:35:27

Not 'Sufficient Support' for Third Brexit Vote

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May told the House of Commons that there was still not enough support among MPs to bring her Brexit deal back for a third vote, Politico reports. "May's government has until March 29 to win parliamentary approval for her deal, which would allow the U.K. to ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:33:51

UK leaving the EU without a Brexit deal would be difficult - PM May's spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May would find it difficult to take Britain out of the European Union without a Brexit divorce deal after parliament expressed a clear view that it is opposed to this outcome, her spokesman said on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:05:35

Forecasting the Macroeconomic Impact of Trade Wars (and Brexit counts as one)

Adam S. Posen delivered the 2019 Data Analytics for Finance and Macro (DAFM) Annual Lecture at the DAFM Research Centre at King's Business School in London. Drawing on collaborative work at PIIE and with official sector researchers, Posen explored in his lecture the interplay of trade policy and...
Adam S. Posen / Petersen Institute   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:05:13

Theresa May addresses UK Parliament on Brexit

CNN   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:00:56

May says parliament will debate formal delay to Brexit date on Wednesday

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that parliament would debate secondary legislation on Wednesday to formally change the date of Brexit in British law.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:00:48

UK PM May says parliament will debate formal delay to Brexit date on Wednesday

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that parliament would debate secondary legislation on Wednesday to formally change the date of Brexit in British law.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:59:59

Crispin Blunt Accuses May of "Most Shameful Surrender by a British Leader" Since 1942

May might have been expecting a hard time from the DUP, nothing will have prepared her for this rocket from normally soft-spoken Tory MP Crispin Blunt. Former Foreign Affairs Committee chair Blunt says she has put the "final torpedo" in her deal or "any real prospect of Brexit" by taking ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:59:45

Theresa May: No 'sufficient support' for third vote on Brexit deal

Prime minister says she will provide time for MPs to hold votes on other scenarios.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:48:09

May says she still hopes to bring her Brexit deal back to Parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she still hoped to submit her twice-defeated Brexit deal to another vote by lawmakers.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:38:30

Theresa May Admits She Does Not Yet Have Support To Win Third Vote On Her Brexit Deal

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:35:22

Nigel Dodds Blasts May Over Brexit Delay

The chances of the DUP coming over to May's side look pretty remote after Nigel Dodds seared Theresa May with an excoriating set of questions on the backstop and why she delayed Brexit. May can't answer any of them, she just goes into European Commission Spokesperson mode... The post Nigel ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:26:35

UK PM May says she still hopes to bring her Brexit deal back to Parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she still hoped to submit her twice-defeated Brexit deal to another vote by lawmakers.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:24:22

Brexit: Theresa May does not yet have third meaningful vote support

UK prime minister is opposed to allowing MPs 'indicative votes' in reaching decisions
FT   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:22:05

Theresa May's Brexit deal doesn't have enough support for third vote

Seeking Alpha   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:02:24

May's Brexit approach is "national Labour leader

The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said on Monday that Prime Minister Theresa May's approach to Brexit had become "a national embarrassment" that risked Britain leaving the European Union without an agreement.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:59:40

Not enough support yet for third Brexit vote, says UK PM May

Prime Minister Theresa May said there was not yet enough support for her to put her Brexit deal to a vote in parliament for a third time, but she would continue with talks with lawmakers to try to get their backing.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:56:12

Not enough support yet for third Brexit vote, says May

Prime Minister Theresa May said there was not yet enough support for her to put her Brexit deal to a vote in parliament for a third time, but she would continue with talks with lawmakers to try to get their backing.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:56:04

Jeremy Corbyn egging: Brexiteer jailed for 28 days

John Murphy admits assaulting the Labour leader at a Muslim centre and is jailed for 28 days.
BBC   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:46:46

JPMorgan is said to be pushing 300 to leave U.K. in no-deal Brexit

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is pushing about 300 London-based investment banking staff to sign fresh contracts confirming they'll leave the U.K. in the event of a no-deal Brexit, people familiar with the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Crain's NY   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:46:36

Theresa May: Not Enough Support For New Vote On My Brexit Deal

LONDON (AP) - U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May says she doesn't have enough support to put her European Union divorce...
Summer Concepcion / TPM   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:45:49

UK PM May: Alternative is to pursue different form of Brexit or a second referendum

British Prime Minister is now delivering her remarks before the House of Commons with key quotes, via Reuters, found below. Government will oppose Letwin amendment tonight. Sceptical about the process of indicative votes. Alternative is to pursue different form of Brexit or a second referendum. Cannot commit to delivering outcome ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:39:58

GBP/USD - British pound steady, but more Brexit drama looms

GBP/USD is almost unchanged in the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3228, up 0.14% on the day. It's a quiet session for fundamentals, with no data events. In the U.S., the sole events are speeches from two FOMC members, Charles Evans and Eric Rosengren. ...
Kenny Fisher / OANDA   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:33:21

Operation Yellowhammer: what are the UK government's no-deal Brexit contingency plans?

The clock is ticking on Brexit. Shutterstock Operation Yellowhammer is the code name for the UK government's no-deal Brexit contingency planning. The Yellowhammer is a small bird with a distinctive call that is often thought to say "a little bit of bread and no cheese". Some might think it a ...
Roger Vickerman, Professor of European Economics, University of Kent / The Conversation   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:29:24

Corbyn told PM May: no basis for third vote on Brexit deal

Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday there was no basis for bringing her twice-defeated Brexit deal back to parliament for a third vote, a party spokesman said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:14:27

Can Britain's parliament take control of Brexit?

MPs are set to vote on alternatives to May's deal but no certainty of clear winner
FT   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:07:43

British PM May battles to keep control of Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May battled to keep control of Britain's exit from the European Union on Monday as some in her party called on her to quit and parliament plotted to wrest the Brexit process away from her government.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:00:12

MPs 'Have The Numbers' To Seize Control Of Brexit Votes From Theresa May

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:00:09

UK Labour leader Corbyn told PM May: no basis for third vote on Brexit deal

Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday there was no basis for bringing her twice-defeated Brexit deal back to parliament for a third vote, a party spokesman said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:59:11

The Conservative Party is assuring its own destruction over Brexit

It looks increasingly likely that both Brexit and no Brexit will lead to electoral wipeout
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:58:26

Labour MPs Must Not Support Joining A Customs Union - Here's Why

John Mills / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:52:20

PM May battles to keep control of Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May battled to keep control of Britain's exit from the European Union on Monday as some in her party called on her to quit and parliament plotted to wrest the Brexit process away from her government.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:46:06

MPs prepare to take control of Brexit

No sign of a clear strategy from cabinet that rescues May's government from crisis
FT   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:33:31

Barclays: Weak Core Business And Brexit Uncertainty

Seeking Alpha   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:31:19

Can the Revoke Article 50 petition change the course of Brexit?

There is something quite unusual about the e-petition to revoke Article 50. Well, there are a few things that are unusual about it but I'll focus on this one for now: its supporters have a target to meet. Usually, the goal with petitions of this kind is to reach 100,000 ...
Cristina Leston-Bandeira, Professor of Politics, University of Leeds / The Conversation   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:08:14

DUP leader told May nothing has changed on Brexit stance: spokesman

The leader of the Northern Irish party propping up Theresa May's government told the British prime minister on Monday that their opposition to her Brexit divorce deal had not changed, a spokesman for the party said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:08:13

No-deal Brexit would create problems nobody desires: Germany's Maas

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday he still hoped for a majority of British lawmakers to back a withdrawal agreement with the EU which would lead to an orderly Brexit.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:04:14

Factbox: EU preparations for no-deal Brexit

European Union officials said on Monday it was increasingly likely Britain would leave the bloc without a divorce deal after April 12 and the EU had completed contingency preparations for such a scenario.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:04:04

Theresa May drops plans to call for 'indicative' Brexit votes

Prime minister concedes MPs likely to take over Brexit process
FT   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:54:51

Banks ramp up plans for 'hard Brexit'

JPMorgan issues new EU contracts as preparations among lenders intensify ahead of March 29
FT   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:49:27

US Dollar Index remains under pressure around 96.50

The index comes under selling pressure in the mid-96.00s. Yields of the US-10 year note eased from tops. Markets' focus stay on Brexit negotiations. The US Dollar Index (DXY), which tracks the greenback vs. a basket of its main competitors, has now reversed the initial optimism and returns to the ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:43:05

Commemorative BrexCoin Cancelled

Not only has the Government cancelled leaving the EU's customs territory, leaving the EU's "common rulebook" or leaving the European Union at all on the 29th March, it looks like they've also cancelled the commemorative 50p coin that Philip Hammond promised Brexiteers last year. Treasury minister Robert Jenrick confirmed that ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:42:18

May will only hold new Brexit vote if there's a chance of success - spokesman

Britain's government will only hold another so-called meaningful vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal if it has a chance of getting the support of parliament on a third attempt, her spokesman said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:35:28

UK PM May will only hold new Brexit vote if there's a chance of success: spokesman

Britain's government will only hold another so-called meaningful vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal if it has a chance of getting the support of parliament on a third attempt, her spokesman said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:33:23

UK lawmakers look set to win vote to take control of Brexit process: source

British lawmakers are likely to win a vote on Monday to wrestle control of the Brexit process from the government by trying to find a majority for an alternative way forward to break the parliamentary deadlock, a government source said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:33:12

Operation No Deal: How The Government Is Preparing For A No-Deal Brexit

Lisa Golden / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:29:42

EU and Dublin in 'intense' talks on no-deal plan for Irish border

In almost all other areas, no-deal planning has been completed, say EU officials.
Lili Bayer, Helen Collis / Politico   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:20:22

No shift in DUP stance against May's Brexit plan: BBC

The leader of the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party, Arlene Foster, showed no change in her opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal in a telephone call with May on Monday, the BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:17:25

UK PM May's spokesman: May will only put Brexit deal to Commons vote if can win

The UK PM Theresa May's spokesman crossed the wires in the last hour and confirmed that May will make a Brexit statement to Parliament at 15:30 GMT. PM May will only put Brexit deal to Commons vote if there is any prospect of success, the spokesman added further.
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:14:32

Breaking: GBP/USD falls from highs as DUP continues rejecting May's Brexit deal

The BBC's Laura Kuessenberg reports that the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party refuses to support PM Theresa May's Brexit after a conversation between the leaders. GBP/USD is falling below 1.3200 after hitting a high of 1.3246 earlier in the day. Support is seen at 1.13160, the low of the day, ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:06:47

Key Events This Week: Brexit, Trade Talks And Inflation

As Q1 draws to a close this week - as does the seemingly endless narrative of Trump "Russian collusion" - we will likely see Brexit continue to drive markets with another House of Commons vote expected on the Withdrawal Agreement. And, as DB's Craig Nicol summarizes, we'll also see a ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:06:43

How to stop landlords profiting from homelessness? Compulsory purchase | Ellie Mae O'Hagan

London councils are paying £14m a year in 'incentives' to private landlords. Only radical measures will solve this crisis Although most of today's headlines are taken up by the fact that Brexit has descended into the political equivalent of a skip being set on fire, it's important to remember that ...
Ellie Mae O'Hagan / Guardian   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:45:07

UK PM May could put her Brexit deal to a vote in parliament on Tuesday: ITV reporter

British Prime Minister Theresa May could put her twice-defeated Brexit divorce deal to a vote in parliament on Tuesday, ITV's political correspondent said, though he later said no final decision had yet been taken on the timing.
Reuters   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:38:00

Brexit: No final decision on MV3 tomorrow - ITV

"No 10 source just got in touch to say a 'final decision' hasn't been taken on MV3 tomorrow," ITV's political correspondent Paul Brand recently tweeted out. "Cabinet did discuss indicative votes, but understand there was no agreement (as you'd expect). Brexiteers were firmly against, others more in favour. Am told ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:31:45

Brexit: We Never Lost Our Sovereignty

... but we could.Until recently I thought as so many still do, that the EU had taken over. At the Third Reading of the 1993 Maastricht Bill, that great if sometimes a little crazy Parliamentarian Tony Benn said it was "my last speech in a free it turns out, quite, ...
Sackerson / Bearwatch   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:20:00

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 57)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam previews the week's business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week they discuss Brexit, as Theresa May gets her conditional extension, central banks and reflect on markets.
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:17:34

Brexit: UK PM May to hold MV3 tomorrow - ITV

According to ITV's political correspondent Paul Brand, British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to hold the third meaningful vote on her deal on Tuesday. "Understand PM going for Meaningful Vote 3 tomorrow. Only after that will she will consider indicative votes," Brand said via Twitter. With the initial market ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:16:41

GBP Outperforming EUR Despite Brexit

Seeking Alpha   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:10:12

EU prepares for hard Brexit, saying it is more 'likely' UK will crash out

Brussels sees 'frictions' in a situation that would disrupt trade and free movement
FT   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:03:24

Brexit: Which amendments are MPs voting on today?

Letwin amendment would pave the way for 'indicative votes' on wide range of Brexit options
Adam Forrest / The Independent   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:58:00

In photos: British migrants in Madrid demand a "people's vote" on Brexit

Around 400 people came out to Margaret Thatcher square on Saturday, at a demonstration organized by the EuroCitizens organization
Simon Hunter / EL PAÍS   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:54:28

As London marches against Brexit, British migrants do their bit in Madrid

Around 400 people came out to protest against the UK's exit from the European Union on Saturday, demanding a "people's vote" on what happens next
Simon Hunter / EL PAÍS   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:38:07

Brexit is part of a wider European struggle

All of the EU's big six countries are facing deep internal divisions
FT   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:32:44

Uri Geller Wants To Stop Brexit Using His Mind Powers, But He Needs Our Help

Daniel Welsh / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:29:45

EUR/GBP recovery faltered ahead of 0.8600

The cross advances further and tests the 0.8600 area. PM Theresa May's government faces critical hours. UK Parliament looks to take control of Brexit negotiations. The Sterling came under further downside pressure at the beginning of the week and has lifted EUR/GBP to fresh tops in the 0.8600 neighbourhood. EUR/GBP ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:20:28