Brexit News Archive: 28 Mar 2019

UK PM Theresa May plans watered-down Brexit vote to secure departure delay

Theresa May's Brexit package, comprising the legally binding withdrawal agreement and a more general political declaration on the future relationship with the EU.
Reuters / Financial Express   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 21:07:42

Banksy artwork depicting MPs as chimps put on display 'to mark Brexit day'

'Laugh now, but one day no-one will be in charge'
Samuel Osborne / The Independent   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 20:08:40

Delayed Brexit: The UK still on a cliff's edge?

The most likely scenario could be the UK seeking a longer extension on the Brexit deadline from the EU
Rutuja Moranka / Financial Express   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 20:01:06

What does Friday's vote on May's Brexit deal mean?

CNN   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 19:59:11

UK PM May plans watered-down Brexit vote to secure departure delay

British Prime Minister Theresa May scrambled on Thursday for a way to secure a new delay to Brexit in the face of parliamentary deadlock by setting out plans for a watered-down vote on her EU divorce deal to be held on Friday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 19:54:33

Brexit vote: The difference between May's withdrawal agreement and the political declaration

Prime minister's decision to chop her deal in half - and the potential consequences - explained
Sean O'Grady / The Independent   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 19:53:36

DUP says it will not back UK PM May's watered-down Brexit deal on Friday

The Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party will not back UK Prime Minister Theresa May's withdrawal agreement from the European Union when she brings it for a vote on Friday, the party's deputy leader said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 19:37:09

May plans watered-down Brexit vote to secure departure delay

British Prime Minister Theresa May scrambled on Thursday for a way to secure a new delay to Brexit in the face of parliamentary deadlock by setting out plans for a watered-down vote on her EU divorce deal to be held on Friday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 19:35:13

Brexit: Nigel Dodds maintains the DUP will vote against deal

Nigel Dodds says he's not expecting any "rabbits out of the hat" ahead of Friday's Commons vote.
BBC   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 19:25:21

Business chief calls on MPs to 'stop chasing Brexit rainbows'

Head of British Chambers of Commerce says politicians need to make tough decisions Parliament must stop "chasing rainbows" and break the deadlock over Brexit to avoid inflicting further damage on the UK economy, business leaders have warned. In a further sign of the growing frustration over the government's handling of ...
Richard Partington Economics correspondent / Guardian   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 19:13:04

DUP says it will not back PM May's watered-down Brexit deal on Friday

The Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party will not back Prime Minister Theresa May's withdrawal agreement from the European Union when she brings it for a vote on Friday, the party's deputy leader said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 19:11:15

Brexit vote: May needs a clean sweep of Tories

Unless DUP changes stance, PM needs all her MPs or to win round numerous Labour rebels
FT   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 19:01:47

UK lawmakers will vote again on Brexit on Friday -- but the arrangements are mired in confusion and controversy

The UK Parliament will vote Friday on Theresa May's Brexit deal for a third and possibly final time, the British government confirmed. But the arrangements are, unsurprisingly, mired in confusion and controversy.
CNN   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 18:56:46

Labour still has questions to answer on renationalisation plans | Nils Pratley

CBI director-general sets up potential clash, urging party to 'work with, not against' business Carolyn Fairbairn, director-general of the CBI, chose a good day to pick a fight with Labour over renationalisation. Amid the Brexit pantomime, investors were studying the odds on an imminent general election and the chances of ...
Nils Pratley / Guardian   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 18:54:11

Brexit: What happens now?

After failing twice to get her Brexit deal through Parliament, Theresa May has now secured a delay to Brexit.
BBC   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 18:23:37

House of Commons to vote on Withdrawal Agreement Friday

MPs must approve the Withdrawal Agreement by 11 pm Friday to trigger a Brexit extension to May 22.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 18:18:15

Brexit: Rolled-over UK free trade deals 'are incomplete'

Deals agreed by the UK government do not guarantee trade will continue in a no-deal Brexit, say experts.
BBC   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 18:16:15

Hardline Brexiteers 'Must Back May's Deal To Become Tory Leader'

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 18:10:33

Brexit: What are MPs voting on on Friday and what does it all mean?

Everything you need to know about another crucial Brexit vote
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 18:01:00

GBP/USD drops to fresh 1-week lows near 1.3030 as Brexit deal vote for tomorrow is confirmed

Pound falls across the board after the latest Brexit headlines. On Friday the UK Parliament will vote for May's deal, without the political declaration. The GBP/USD pair dropped further and bottomed at 1.3032, following the confirmation that the House of Commons will vote tomorrow on a Brexit deal. The new ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 18:00:33

Brexit: MPs asked to vote on withdrawal agreement only

The Commons will vote on part of PM's deal but not the political declaration, government confirms.
BBC   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:48:26

Marching Towards Brexit: Voices From Across The Divide

Danny Robertson / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:40:09

ECB's Draghi to EU leaders: Markets not fully pricing in no-deal Brexit risk - Reuters

Citing several senior EU officials, Reuters reported that European Central Bank President Mario Draghi last week at the EU summit in Brussels told the EU leaders that markets were not fully pricing in the risk of a no deal Brexit.
FX Street   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:38:35

TEXT - Brexit motion to be debated in UK parliament on Friday

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government will ask lawmakers on Friday to vote for a motion approving the Withdrawal Agreement (WA) reached with the EU last November.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:36:40

Third vote on May's Brexit deal to go ahead on Friday

Vote passes Speaker's test and will not include political declaration
FT   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:35:51

UK lawmakers can secure May 22 Brexit delay by approving divorce deal on Friday - govt

Britain's parliament will be able to secure a delay to Brexit to May 22 by approving the government's Withdrawal Agreement with the European Union in a vote on Friday, the leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:35:30

Brexit vote: What are MPs doing on Friday?

We explain the latest vote the government has given MPs and what it could mean for Brexit.
BBC   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:31:28

EU sees no-deal Brexit more likely than ever - diplomats

Britain is more likely than ever to crash out of the European Union, diplomats and officials with the bloc said on Thursday after the UK parliament failed to produce a majority for any Brexit option and Theresa May was struggling to get her divorce deal approved.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:19:58

UK parliament speaker approves Friday vote on Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

British parliament Speaker John Bercow said on Thursday he had accepted the government's bid to hold a vote on its Brexit deal on Friday as it will cover only the Withdrawal Agreement element of the country's European Union exit package.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:13:06

Brexit Vote On Friday Will Be Withdrawal Agreement Only In Bid To Secure Extension

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:02:01

Theresa May struggles to break through Brexit logjam

After agreeing to an extension to the March 29 Brexit deadline, the EU had offered May 22 as the outer limit for the UK to finalise Brexit if Theresa May's withdrawal agreement is voted through by Parliament by this week.
PTI / Financial Express   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:59:49

Brexit: curtain falls on Theresa May's premiership

The FT's Robert Shrimsley on the UK prime minister's tumultuous term
FT   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:59:39

Labour Chairman Ian Lavery Claims He 'Mistakenly' Voted For No-Deal Brexit

Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:54:59

Watch Live: Leader of the House Andrea Leadsom plans Brexit statement for approx. 17:00 GMT

The leader of the House Andrea Leadsom will make a statement scheduled for around 17.00GMT. We already have heard that a debate on Friday 'will not be a meaningful vote on a deal but PM May must secure Commons approval for her deal by 11pm Friday to delay Brexit until ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:51:56

Business frustration with Brexit chaos boils over

Business leaders are voicing intense frustration with politicians who have plunged the United Kingdom deeper into uncertainty over Brexit.
CNN   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:31:06

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

What happens next as the clock ticks on Britain's departure
FT   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:30:28

N Ireland police 'as prepared as possible' for potential Brexit threat

Police in Northern Ireland say they are "as prepared as it is possible to be" for Brexit, given the threat of terrorists and criminals seeking to exploit the border.
Sky   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:27:00

Brexit: UK government source says Friday's vote is not MV3 - Reuters

Citing a UK government source, Reuters reported that the Friday's vote in the House of Commons was not the Meaningful Vote 3. "The vote to approve the Withdrawal Agreement on Friday would meet the EU's test to extend Article 50 to May 22," the source added.
FX Street   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:18:57

May's Faustian pact to save a wretched Brexit

Never mind Britain's prosperity or security, nothing matters except the Tory party
FT   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:17:52

Terms of Friday Brexit debate still subject to speaker approval - PM's spokesman

The terms of Friday's parliamentary debate on Brexit remain subject to agreement by the Speaker, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:15:45

Brexit countdown: what happens next and what you need to know

Latest news and big questions answered as Theresa May prepares for parliament showdown
FT   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:31:47

Brexit: Theresa May to hold vote tomorrow on EU withdrawal agreement

The prime minister will split the agreement from the 'future relations' part of the broader Brexit deal in tomorrow's vote
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:19:00

Britain's May seeks third Brexit vote on Friday

The British government said it intended to bring back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a third vote in parliament on Friday to avoid a chaotic no-deal divorce from the EU. May's throw of the dice comes a day after her dramatic pledge to resign in order to persuade ...
Times of India   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:16:44

Your Wages Didn't Rise Last Year - And Yes, Brexit Is Involved

Nicola Slawson / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:16:11

No: May's Brexit deal hits unionist wall

If 10 members of parliament from Northern Ireland scupper British Prime Minister Theresa May's two-year quest for a European Union divorce deal, few in the troubled region will be surprised.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:02:04

Business voices 'utter frustration' at Brexit stalemate

Annual conference of British Chambers of Commerce in despair over MPs' 'tactics' and 'soundbites'
FT   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:59:50

In a Bid to 'Take Back Control,' Britain Lost It

The central idea behind the Brexit referendum was for Britain to "take back control"-over its laws, its money, its immigration system. For those who campaigned in favor of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, Brexit would mark the beginning of a new, more global Britain. By leaving the EU, ...
Yasmeen Serhan / The Atlantic   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:51:00

Pound takes a hit as political confusion over Brexit deepens

FT   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:49:38

¿Qué? podcast, episode 11: British migrants protest Brexit in Madrid

This week we discuss the demonstration against the UK's withdrawal from the EU in the Spanish capital and look at why an expert ham cutter caused a scandal on social media
Simon Hunter, Melissa Kitson / EL PAÍS   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:38:21

Brexit: PM May to put the Withdrawal Agreement to vote without the Political Declaration

According to The Sun's political editor, Tom Newton Dunn, British Prime Minister Theresa May has decided to put the Withdrawal Agreement to a vote in the House of Commons tomorrow without the Political Declaration. "This is still subject to the Speaker agreeing this afternoon, but Cabinet ministers confident that he ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:27:04

UK government targets Facebook users across EU with Brexit ads

The focus was on the more than one million British citizens who live across the 28-country bloc.
Mark Scott / Politico   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:25:10

'We're ready no matter what': Eurotunnel all set for no-deal Brexit

Firm unveils £13m of new infrastructure in Calais after two years of preparations Follow all the day's political developments - live updates Eurotunnel has declared itself ready for a no-deal Brexit as it unveiled £13m of new infrastructure, including passport controls and additional border inspection posts in Calais. After two ...
Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent / Guardian   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:17:03

Labour will not support a vote on Brexit divorce deal without future relationship

Britain's opposition Labour Party will not support Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal if she asks parliament to vote on just the divorce element without the agreement on the future relationship, its Brexit spokesman will say on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:59:04

British PM will bring her Brexit deal for a third vote Friday, senior Cabinet minister indicates

CNN   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:55:53

'Blind Brexit' claim as PM 'cuts her deal in half'

MPs are expected to be called back to the Commons on Friday in a move that could see Theresa May cut her Brexit deal in half in a desperate bid to get it ratified.
Sky   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:52:00

Brexit: Labour vows to oppose any 'desperate' bid by Theresa May to split vote on EU deal

'I want to clear - Labour will not support this latest desperate attempt by the PM'
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:42:00

DUP not in Brexit talks with UK government, none planned - spokesman

The Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May has not been in negotiations with her government on Thursday and no further Brexit talks are planned, a spokesman for the party said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:37:22

Brexit debate on Friday will not be 'meaningful vote' on exit deal - PA

A Brexit debate scheduled for Friday will not be a so-called 'Meaningful Vote' on the government's Brexit deal, Press Association reported, citing a source in Prime Minister Theresa May's office.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:32:04

House of Commons to debate Brexit motion Friday

It is not clear if MPs will be offered a vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:22:09

While MPs Debate Our Democratic Future, Another Aristocrat Takes A Seat In Parliament For Life

Darren Hughes / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:13:50

Explainer: Last chance - how do the numbers stack up for May's Brexit deal?

British Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to bring her twice-defeated Brexit deal back to parliament for another vote. To get it through she will need to win over at least 75 lawmakers.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:06:20

Probate fees increases delayed by Brexit

UK government's failure to find time to adjust the law means charge will not rise on April 1
FT   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:00:58

German businesses set to shift operations out of UK

'Massive harm' feared from possible no-deal Brexit
FT   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:57:13

Brexit votes: What happens next?

There was no clear outcome after MPs voted on a range of options to break the Brexit deadlock.
BBC   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:45:26

Theresa May's Plans For Third Commons Brexit Vote On Friday Mired In Confusion

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:44:29

DUP not in talks right now with May's government about Brexit deal - BBC political editor

The Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party is not engaged in any further talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on her Brexit deal at the moment, the BBC's political editor said, citing unidentified DUP sources.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:37:54

UK parliament to debate Brexit on Friday, exact format unclear

Britain's parliament will discuss a motion relating to Brexit on Friday, the government's leader in parliament Andrea Leadsom said on Thursday, but it was not yet clear whether this would result in a formal third vote on the government's Brexit deal.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:34:20

Brexit: Theresa May lays ground for third attempt to pass her deal through commons tomorrow

Theresa May has paved the way to make her third and probably final bid to get her Brexit deal passed by MPs on Friday.
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:29:00

EU says it needs a Brexit 'yes' from UK parliament

The European Union's executive said on Thursday that if Britain fails to ratify its divorce agreement this week, Brexit will only postponed until April 12 by which time London must inform the bloc of its plans.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:28:59

Brexit: Firms tell MPs to 'stop chasing rainbows'

Businesses are "angry and frustrated" at MPs for "putting politics before prosperity".
BBC   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:13:50

Theresa May Could Hold Commons Brexit Vote On Friday

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:03:32

Brexit Uncertainty Deepens As Parliament Is Divided, While Turkey's Short Squeeze Falters

Seeking Alpha   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:01:28

May's offer to quit fails to break Britain's Brexit stalemate

British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to sway hardline opponents of her European Union divorce deal on Wednesday with an offer to quit, but parliament's bid to agree an alternative fell short, leaving the Brexit process as deadlocked as ever.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:57:32

UK's Theresa May's broken Brexit promises

British lawmakers voted on eight different possible Brexit options, but none received enough votes. May is adamant to see Brexit through. (March 28)
AP / USA Today   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:50:50

British Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to salvage Brexit after pledge to quit if her deal is accepted

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought Thursday to salvage her unpopular EU divorce deal after another day of political drama that saw her offer to resign and the fractured parliament fail to find a way out of the Brexit chaos.Mounting tensions and frustrations over Britain’s inability to leave the EU ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:49:20

Brexit indicative votes: what happens next?

Having succeeded in seizing control of parliamentary procedure, MPs have still not been able to reach an agreement on a preferred alternative to the government's proposed withdrawal agreement. As expected, no clear message emerged from the indicative votes held on the evening of March 27. Strong support in parliament for ...
Chris Stafford, Doctoral Researcher, University of Nottingham / The Conversation   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:48:38

UK PM May presses on with bid to get Brexit deal through parliament: spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May is pressing on with efforts to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, meeting Conservative colleagues and Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, her spokesman said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:46:29

Votes on Brexit options show May's deal is only way forward: Lidington

British Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto deputy said on Thursday that parliament's inconclusive votes on alternative Brexit solutions showed that May's deal was the only way out of the country's impasse on how to leave the European Union.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:45:59

UK PM May's spokesman: Guaranteed way of leaving on May 22 is to win MV3 on Friday

British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman crossed the wires recently arguing that the only guaranteed way of leaving the EU by May 22 was for Parliament to approve May's Brexit deal tomorrow. Key quotes (via Reuters) PM's views on merits of a customs union have not changed. PM's deal, if ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:45:16

Boris Johnson says PM May's Brexit deal is 'dead': Evening Standard newspaper

Boris Johnson, who led the campaign to leave the European Union, said Prime Minister Theresa May's twice-defeated Brexit divorce deal is dead, the Evening Standard newspaper said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:34:41

Brexit: what a delay means for EU citizens and the settled status scheme

Amid the ongoing Brexit stalemate, the Home Office is pushing ahead with its plan for EU citizens living in the UK to register for a new "settled status". It has launched a new nationwide marketing campaign to encourage them to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme before its full roll-out ...
Egle Dagilyte, Senior Lecturer in Law, Anglia Ruskin University / The Conversation   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:33:24

May presses on with bid to get Brexit deal through parliament - spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May is pressing on with efforts to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, meeting Conservative colleagues and Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, her spokesman said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:32:14

Boris Johnson says May's Brexit deal is "dead" - Evening Standard newspaper

Boris Johnson, who led the campaign to leave the European Union, said Prime Minister Theresa May's twice-defeated Brexit divorce deal is dead, the Evening Standard newspaper said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:29:25

Factbox: Conservative lawmakers who have switched to back May's Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to bring her twice-defeated Brexit deal back to parliament after some of its eurosceptic opponents indicated they could change their minds and back it rather than risk Britain staying in the European Union.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:23:12

What Happens Next In Brexit Now Theresa May Has Decided To Quit

Isabel Togoh / Huffington Post   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 10:47:17

EUR/GBP approaches 0.8600 on GBP-selling

The cross moves higher on the back of the weaker Sterling. The key 200-hour SMA is the next key target on the upside. Brexit concerns keep weighing on sentiment. The offered bias around the British Pound is now bolstering the up move in EUR/GBP to fresh 2-day highs in the ...
FX Street   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 10:37:16

Brexit vote: How newspapers covered parliament's night of farce

Theresa May's promise to quit and MPs' rejection of alternative withdrawal options dominate front pages
Chris Baynes / The Independent   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 10:35:27

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Plays Her Last Brexit Card: Promising to Resign

From the vantage point of a news helicopter, the hundreds of thousands of people who lined the streets of Central London on March 23 looked like a colony of ants. The thick column stretched from Hyde Park in the west past the Ritz Hotel before spilling out in front of ...
Billy Perrigo / Time   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 10:34:29

Weary EU press say they're appalled by Brexit deadlock

There is harsh criticism and a sense of weariness over the UK parliament's Brexit paralysis
BBC   |   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 10:21:52

Revolt of The Public

Martin Gurri' book The Revolt of The Public and the Crisis of Authority in the New Millennium has gotten *lots of praise. For example, Tyler: I am reading this splendid book for the first time. It basically explains why Brexit ... Continue reading →
Robin Hanson / Overcoming Bias   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 20:10:53

Banks, Big Tech, & Bond Yields Tumble As Fed-Cred Collapses

Goldilocks? Inconceivable! After two ugly days, China stabilized last night European markets were volatile today but UK's FTSE continues to underperform as various Brexit deadlines loom... Meanwhile, German bund yields dropped back below JGB 10Y yields for the first time since 2016... US markets tumbled shortly after the ubiquitous opening ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 20:01:12

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

British Prime Minister Theresa May promises to resign if the UK parliament backs her Brexit plan. U.S. health insurer Centene Corp on Wednesday said it would buy smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc for [...]
peHUB   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 19:45:19

Theresa May Concedes Desire for 'New Leadership'

The U.K. prime minister says she is prepared to step down earlier than intended in order to win passage of her Brexit deal.
The Associated Press / truthdig   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 19:27:13

Whitney Tilson Is Looking For Bargains In Weed, Are You?!

Whitney Tilson's email to investors discussing cannabis webinar tonight; SEC vs. Musk hearing; Tesla hiding sales to third-party resellers; Colbert on Brexit; question 7. 1) I've been warning investors about the publicly traded pot stocks ever since the absolute peak [...] The post Whitney Tilson Is Looking For Bargains In ...
Jacob Wolinsky / Value Walk   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 18:35:25

Theresa May Offers to Resign

British Prime Minister Theresa May has told Tory MPs she would not remain in her post for the next phase of the negotiations with the European Union if her Brexit deal passes the House of Commons, the BBC reports. Said May: "I am prepared to leave this job earlier than ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 17:34:08

Theresa May Tells Tory MPs She Will Step Down After "Delivering Brexit"

Update (1:30 pm ET): Though she declined to specify a date, May told Tory backbenchers that she will step down after "delivering Brexit," meaning that she will not lead the next phase of negotiations with the EU, where the two sides are expected to hash out a new trade agreement. ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 17:31:20

May Tells Tory MPs She Will Step Down as PM Before Next Stage of Negotiations

Theresa May has told Tory MPs at the 1922 Committee that she will step down as Prime Minister before the next stage of the Brexit negotiations. May has not yet put a definite date on her departure but she has committed to step down once her deal is passed. May ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 17:28:15

GBP/USD - British pound snoozes through Brexit fireworks

GBP/USD continues to drift this week. In Wednesday's North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3207, up 0.01% on the day. On the release front, British CBI Realized Sales shocked with a reading of -18, compared to the forecast of 5 points. There are no major U.S. indicators out ...
Kenny Fisher / OANDA   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 16:17:56

Regions and cities across Europe are increasingly worried about Brexit

What would be the consequences of Brexit for European regions? On March 14 and 15, the 8th European Summit of Regions and Cities was held in Bucharest, with more than 700 local elected representatives taking part in it. While the date and place were chosen to prepare the future informal ...
Amaury Bisiaux / New Federalist   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 16:10:00

UK Parliament Faces Crucial Question: What Kind Of Brexit Does It Want?

Frustrated MPs tired of Prime Minister Theresa May's ineffectual handling of the Brexit process - which has badly damaged the public's confidence in the government - finally mustered the votes on Monday to seize control (at least temporarily) from No. 10 and force an indicative vote on alternatives to May's ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 15:14:53

How negotiable are the pathways outlined by the options for indicative votes?

MPs will take part in "indicative votes" on various Brexit options today. The Speaker has selected eight different motions for indicative voting. Open Europe's Dominic Walsh assesses how negotiable each option would be with the EU. The post How negotiable are the pathways outlined by the options for indicative votes? ...
Dominic Walsh / Open Europe   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 15:00:19

Key Pro-Brexit Boffins Switching to the Deal

Brexiteers are waking up to the fact that the writing is on the wall after May's capitulation on no deal and the Benn / Letwin successful coup on Monday night. First Jacob Rees-Mogg, now Boris and even Dominic Cummings have effectively put themselves in Guido's camp of "the deal is ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 13:05:35

Sting: Brexit 'will be a disaster'

Sting says that he hopes that Brexit will 'go away,' adding that he wants England to be part of Europe and that leaving is 'insane.' (March 27)
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 12:10:42

To Brexit or Not to Brexit

Yet more Brexit to-ing and fro-ing.
Yves Smith / Naked Capitalism   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 10:17:39

Have your say: What is the top risk facing DB schemes amid Brexit?

In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know what you think the top risk facing defined benefit schemes is, amid concerns over Brexit uncertainty.
Kim Kaveh / Professional Pensions   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 10:09:00

Brexit Shenanigans Continue

Wednesday March 27: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities traded mixed overnight as investors deal with some disappointing economic signals this month, along with a plethora of central banks decisively turning towards accommodation, shying away from rate normalization for the foreseeable future. A number of sovereign yields ...
Dean Popplewell / OANDA   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 10:07:35

Pound to Swiss Franc Forecast - Will GBP/CHF rates rise or fall on Brexit?

The Brexit date of 29th March has been delayed to the 12th April or the 22nd May as the EU provide a lifeline to the UK to help them avoid a no-deal scenario. This has helped the pound to rise and has provided some of the best rates to buy ...
Jonathan Watson / SNB CHF Blog   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 09:54:45

Another dramatic day in UK Parliament

Another day, another vote in Parliament UK MPs will once again convene in Parliament on Wednesday for another series of Brexit votes, this time on a range of alternative options to that negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May, who's deal has been rejected twice in the Commons. The aim of ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 09:48:53

UK Lawmakers Prepare to Vote on Alternatives to Brexit Deal

British parliamentarians are seeking to end an impasse following the overwhelming defeat of the deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May.
DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS / The Associated Press / truthdig   |   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 09:45:57

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