Brexit News Archive: 12 Oct 2019

UK remains a long way from Brexit deal - BBC citing PM's office

Britain remains a long way from getting a final Brexit deal and the next few days will be critical if it is to agree departure terms with the European Union, the BBC cited a source at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office as saying.
Reuters   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 21:18:10

Boris Johnson vows to put Brexit at centre of Queen's Speech as he prepares to update cabinet on latest talks

Prime minister to host conference call on Sunday afternoon as he promises to make UK 'once again the greatest place on earth'
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 20:32:29

Week Ahead - Focus Shifts To Brexit, IMF's WEO, Earnings Season, And Chinese Data

Seeking Alpha   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 19:12:57

DUP's Dodds casts doubt on Brexit 'double customs' plan

Deputy leader says Ireland must remain in full union with the UK
FT   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 18:38:57

US dollar slides to low on Brexit, US-China hopes

Taipei Times   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 18:04:36

DUP's Dodds says North Ireland must stay in full UK customs union - Repubblica

A mooted eleventh-hour solution to the deadlock over Brexit cannot work because Northern Ireland must remain in a full United Kingdom customs union, the deputy leader of the province's key political party said on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 17:48:06

No-deal Brexit must not be in the Tory manifesto

My party has a duty to stabilise the economy, not just fight the threat of Nigel Farage
FT   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 17:00:27

DUP's Dodds says Northern Ireland must stay in full UK customs union - Repubblica

A mooted eleventh-hour solution to the Brexit deadlock cannot work because Northern Ireland must remain in a full United Kingdom customs union, the deputy leader of the province's key political party said on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 16:16:51

Migrant labour has saved Britain from a post-referendum recession

In the fog of Brexit uncertainty, UK GDP growth has been undermined by lack of business investment One of the confusing trends since the Brexit referendum vote can be found in the official measure of national income or GDP. A glance at the data since 2016 reveals a series of ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 16:00:24

EU, Britain enter intense Brexit talks as UK departure date looms

The European Union agreed on Friday to enter intense talks with Britain to try to break the deadlock over Brexit, lifting financial markets with a sign that a deal could be done before the Halloween deadline.
Reuters   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 15:40:49

DUP's Dodds says proposed Brexit solution cannot work - Repubblica

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposed solution to break the Brexit deadlock cannot work because Northern Ireland must remain in a full United Kingdom customs union, the deputy leader of the province's key political party said on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 15:39:47

Brexit: 'Intense technical' talks between UK and EU in Brussels

"Technical discussions" are going on after the PM suggested there is a "pathway to a possible deal".
BBC   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 15:36:36

Brexit: Warning for Labour as poll finds voters will forgive Boris Johnson if he breaks 'do or die' pledge to leave EU

Proportion of Leave supporters who will abandon prime minister at election if UK is still in EU next month has more than halved, survey finds
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 15:13:51

U.K. Softens Brexit Position In Push for Deal

"A path to a Brexit deal opened Friday - but there's still a long way to go and very little time," Politico reports. "EU diplomats said the U.K.'s willingness to soften its position on customs arrangements for Northern Ireland provided the breakthrough that led officials to announce they would resume ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 14:55:04

Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break America

Just published: Mindf*ck: Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break America by Christopher Wylie. "For the first time, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower tells the inside story of the data mining and psychological manipulation behind the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum, connecting Facebook, WikiLeaks, Russian intelligence, and international ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 14:50:57

Labour: If PM gets a deal, it should be put to a referendum

If Boris Johnson succeeds in getting a Brexit deal, Labour will demand it be put to a referendum, the party's Brexit spokesman has said.
Sky   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 14:38:00

Same Three Drivers in the Week Ahead but Changing Tones

Three themes have dominated the investment climate: US-China tensions, Brexit, and the policy response to the disinflationary forces. None have been resolved, which contributes to the uncertainty for businesses, households, and investors. However, the negativity that has prevailed is receding a little. It begins with the most substantive progress on ...
Marc Chandler / Marc to Market   |   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 11:58:05