Brexit News Archive: 04 Aug 2019

After Brexit pledges, Johnson announces cash injection for health

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a 1.8 billion pound cash injection for Britain's public health system on Monday, seeking to honour his Brexit pledges as he pushes through the country's departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 4 Aug 2019 21:33:37

The Plan to Avert Banking Chaos In a No-Deal Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has committed to taking the U.K. out of the European Union by Oct. 31, with or without a deal. Britain's financial industry and its regulators have been laying the groundwork for departure without an agreement or a transition period -- a so-called no-deal Brexit. The good ...
Washington Post   |   Sun, 4 Aug 2019 21:06:16

Will Britain's beaches be clean after Brexit?

With the pound dramatically lower as a direct result of Brexit, many more Britons are now holidaying at Britain's seaside resorts. And it's thanks to the EU that 95% of our beaches are now clean enough to wade out into the sea. It wasn't always like that. Back in the ...
Jon Danzig / Ideas on Europe   |   Sun, 4 Aug 2019 20:49:24

Asia Open - Markets remain focused on Trade, Fed, Brexit, Oil, Gold, and Bitcoin

Much of the focus over the weekend focused on twin mass shootings in the US that left 29 dead in just 13 hours. The Saturday shooting in El Paso, Texas is being treated as a case of domestic terrorism and as a hate crime. The motive for the shooter in ...
Ed Moya / OANDA   |   Sun, 4 Aug 2019 20:26:54

How radical will Priti Patel be at the UK Home Office?

Free marketeer has the crucial job of reshaping the immigration system after Brexit
FT   |   Sun, 4 Aug 2019 16:00:26

Whatever they say about Brexit, sterling's nosedive tells us the truth | Nesrine Malik

The falling pound betrays the lack of confidence in Britain's future. It can't be blagged away, even in a post-truth world If you are reading this and earn your living in UK currency, you are already poorer today than you were before June 2016. And you will be poorer by ...
Nesrine Malik / Guardian   |   Sun, 4 Aug 2019 15:58:12

EU must change its negotiating terms for Brexit, says Britain's Barclay

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, must go back to the bloc's leaders to change the terms of the talks because Britain's parliament will not accept the current deal, British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Sunday. Writing in the Mail on Sunday newspaper, Barclay said the "political ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 4 Aug 2019 14:53:41

The Newscasts, the Headache & Your Investments

By Al Emid via Iris.xyz Investors - in fact, anyone - can be forgiven for getting a headache while hearing or watching news and the parade of geopolitical crises. As I write this column, bombings are rocking Kabul, Afghanistan's capital, North Korea has fired new short-range ballistic missiles, the BREXIT ...
Iris.xyz / ETF Trends   |   Sun, 4 Aug 2019 14:30:59

EU must change its negotiating terms for Brexit, says Barclay

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, must go back to the bloc's leaders to change the terms of the talks because Britain's parliament will not accept the current deal, British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 4 Aug 2019 14:12:24

Germany is replaying Britain's Brexit debate

Pro-Europeans should remember how the battle was lost in the UK
FT   |   Sun, 4 Aug 2019 14:00:26

EU must change its negotiating terms for Brexit, says Britain's Barclay

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, must go back to the bloc's leaders to change the terms of the talks because Britain's parliament will not accept the current deal, British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 4 Aug 2019 13:35:23

Boris Johnson Dreams of a Brexit

The prime minister's "madman" strategy will put a serious strain on EU unity, with enormous pressure to strike country-to-country deals with the U.K.
Washington Post   |   Sun, 4 Aug 2019 12:00:42