FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:56:03
Prime Minister Boris Johnson puts his last-minute Brexit deal to a vote in an extraordinary sitting of the British parliament on Saturday, a day of reckoning that could decide the course of the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:36:02
Offer of votes on matching EU standards post-Brexit in last-ditch bid to secure opposition support
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:30:57
The deputy chairman of the ERG group of Brexiteer Conservative lawmakers Mark Francois will back Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, Sky News reported on Friday.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:18:16
Barclays, Goldman Sachs and Deutsche order staff to prepare for gyrations on market opening
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:00:33
OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam previews the week's business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week Jonny and Craig discuss the week's Brexit developments ahead of the crucial vote in Parliament on Saturday, Chinese GDP figures and preview next week's ECB meeting.
Craig Erlam / OANDA | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:49:33
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said Britain's planned Brexit deal would help the country's economy, but "almost existential" worries about global trade wars might prevent the BoE from raising interest rates.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:36:54
Governor of the Bank of England says deal takes away the threat of a 'disorderly' Brexit.
BBC | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:34:32
Boris Johnson and EU agree on new deal two weeks before Brexit deadline.
Al Jazeera | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:29:44
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent Friday attempting to drum up support for his Brexit deal, telling lawmakers there's "no better outcome." A vote in the House of Commons is set for Saturday, in the first weekend gathering since the 1982 Falklands invasion. Britain is due to leave the European ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:19:56
Small distillers of single malts to be hardest hit by EU trade spat and impact of Brexit
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:00:54
The dollar headed for its worst week in almost four months on Friday, pummelled by sterling and euro rallies driven by a deal on Britain's departure from the European Union, while China's weakest growth in nearly three decades weighed on equities.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:44:57
After a week of intense diplomacy with the EU, Boris Johnson brokered a new withdraw...
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:41:49
Praise comes days after Brexit Party leader expressed outrage that Benn Act was being overruled by EU
Vincent Wood / The Independent | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:36:20
Bank of England governor says 'flexible' British economy will cope with life outside EU The Brexit deal agreed between London and Brussels will boost growth and could be a turning point for the global economy, the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has said. In an interview with ...
Larry Elliott Economics editor / Guardian | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:28:59
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal was a "net economic positive" for taking away no deal disorderly Brexit "tail risk", BBC reporter Faisal Islam said in a tweet, citing an interview with the central banker.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:25:17
U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are edging higher on Friday as traders shrug off worries about an economic slowdown in China and Brexit uncertainty, and shift their focus toward bullish signals from both the Chinese and U.S. refining sectors. The latest U.S. government inventory numbers came in well-above ...
Editorial Dept / Oil Price | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:00:00
FT analysis now suggests 319 MPs could vote for agreement, with 315 against
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:56:03
The Paris art scene believes it is winning from Brexit uncertainty, as more galleries are being opened in the French capital, currently hosting the giant FIAC art fair.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:53:56
What does Mr Johnson's new agreement say about environmental standards or workers' rights?
BBC | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:47:53
The British pound is near 5-month highs ahead of Saturday's showdown as the UK parliament is being asked to ratify the deal that PM Johnson and his EU counterparts reached to avoid a hard Brexit on October 31. The odds of Boris Johnson rallying lawmakers to support his deal are ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:43:47
The British government and the EU have agreed a new Brexit deal, but will it get through Parliament?
BBC | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:36:29
Recently taken-over chain puts blame partly on Brexit uncertainty
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:33:19
Stocks Lower into Afternoon on Brexit Deal Worries, Global Growth Concerns, Profit-Taking, Tech/Defense Sector Weakness
Broad Equity Market Tone: Advance/Decline Line: Lower Sector Performance: Mixed Volume: Around Average Market Leading Stocks: Performing In Line Equity Investor Angst: Volatility(VIX) 14.3 +3.5% Euro/Yen Carry Return Index 125.69 +.16% Emerging Markets Currency Volatility(VXY) 7.76 -.89% S&P 500 Implied Correlation 33.65 -.03% ISE Sentiment Index 75.0 +34.1% Total Put/Call ...
Unknown / Between the Hedges | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:33:00
Bank of England governor suggests agreement might help to lead world out of trade tensions
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:19:48
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may not even get the chance to put his Brexit deal to the vote on Saturday, with support growing for a move by an alliance of former Conservatives and opposition Members of Parliament to delay the decision by a week or more.Former Tory minister Oliver ...
Bloomberg / South China Morning Post | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:12:46
Brexit meant there was always going to be a trade border somewhere between the UK and Ireland. Unless the future relationship was to be so close as to make Brexit pointless, a UK outside the Single Market and Customs Union ... Continue reading →
Rick / Flip Chart Fairy Tales | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:11:25
The UK prime minister takes his exit deal to parliament on Saturday, where approval will put him in a strong position to hold a general election
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:09:05
Letwin move would defer parliamentary approval until full legislation passed
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:06:29
Commons faces key Saturday votes with mass demonstrations expected outside
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:53:44
Demonstrators from all over the country gather under Together for the Final Say banner as MPs vote on Johnson's deal
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:45:00
Gloomy earnings reports from French carmaker Renault and food group Danone drove European shares lower on Friday, rounding off a tumultuous week that left investors waiting anxiously for the next twist in the Brexit saga.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:19:12
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:17:41
The prime minister has returned from Brussels with a deal, now MPs get to vote on it.
Sky | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:14:00
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FX Street | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:10:08
Prime minister's chances of victory are growing - but vote itself likely to be delayed
Rob Merrick / The Independent | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:10:00
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Friday the slowdown in the world economy might mean the British central bank does not raise interest rates even if Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plan is passed by parliament.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:06:55
Britain will still leave the European Union on Oct. 31 as scheduled if the latest Brexit deal is voted down by lawmakers, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:01:36
Tomorrow, Parliament votes - yet again - on whether to accept the latest Brexit withdrawal agreement, put together at the last minute after Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, agreed to key concessions (yes, he blinked first). Over three years after the EU referendum, the choice still facing the country is the ...
Jon Danzig / Ideas on Europe | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:00:17
Boris Johnson makes a fresh appeal to MPs ahead of Saturday's knife-edge Commons vote.
BBC | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:59:11
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FX Street | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:51:35
Lord Pentland issued his ruling after hearing legal arguments in the case brought by Remain campaigners.
BBC | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:50:53
A Scottish Court rejected on Friday a case which argued that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal was unlawful as it contravenes tax legislation.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:49:47
Lobby group calls for transition extension and loosening of migration rules on eve of vote Latest Brexit news - live updates Britain's manufacturers have responded to the prime minister's Brexit deal with deep misgivings in the run-up to the vote in parliament on Saturday. The lobby group for the engineering ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:47:44
Jolyon has lost again. Badly. Jolyon's legal bid arguing the Brexit deal was unlawful has been rejected by a judge sitting at the Court of Session who concluded "that the petitioner's applications for interim orders are misconceived and unjustified. They have no or at best a weak prima facie case." ...
order-order / Guy Fawkes' blog | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:46:52
London-listed stocks ended a mixed week on a cautious note ahead of a make-or-break parliamentary vote on Brexit, while InterContinental Hotels and oil stocks weighed on the FTSE 100 , which closed 0.4% lower.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:40:26
Remain campaigners have failed in a legal bid to suspend the Brexit deal negotiated by Boris Johnson.
Sky | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:31:00
While British lawmakers agonise in parliament on Saturday over whether to approve a last-minute European Union divorce deal, one interested onlooker will be watching a different television channel.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:27:40
Summits are usually a chance for European Union leaders to discuss problems and try to strengthen their union. But after two days of talks in Brussels, the only issue they could agree on is the very one that's a symbol of disunity: Brexit.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:25:23
(Bloomberg) - Boris Johnson may not even get the chance to put his Brexit deal to the vote on Saturday, with support growing for a move by an alliance of former Conservatives and opposition Members...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:16:46
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, which was welcomed by business with a sigh of relief, could limit the damage of a hard EU departure but still won't be painless. Business leaders see any deal, however imperfect, as better than leaving the bloc on October 31 and immediately returning ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:06:15
The House of Commons will on Saturday vote on the prime minister's Brexit deal - with the result expected to come down to fine margins.
Sky | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:02:00
BBC News has interviewed voters in Barnsley today, a leave voting area represented by Labour. The voters are pretty keen to get Brexit done... The post Voters Want MPs To Pass the Deal appeared first on Guido Fawkes .
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:00:46
Saturday's vote to decide Brexit is set to be delayed, after an extraordinary procedural move by MPs who fear the UK could still crash out of the EU without a deal.
The Independent | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:57:16
London taxi drivers are holding their breath for Brexit's super Saturday
CNN | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:55:36
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have to fend off an attempt to wreck his "deal or no-deal" Brexit vote on Saturday, as a group of lawmakers propose to delay giving parliament's backing for his new exit agreement.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:52:53
Supporters of Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar will urge him to call a snap election if Britain can seal its departure from the European Union, four members of his Fine Gael party told Reuters.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:50:26
Britain has already absorbed almost all the economic pain of Brexit.
Sky | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:42:00
The deal agreed by Boris Johnson and the EU can't proceed until it has been voted for by MPs.
BBC | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:38:03
British PM Boris Johnson faces parliamentary showdown over revised EU withdrawal agreement as Brexit deadline looms.
Al Jazeera | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:37:46
From amendments to planned protests
Jon Stone / The Independent | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:33:00
Two former prime ministers have issued a plea to MPs not to "wreck" the Northern Ireland peace process and risk the break-up of the United Kingdom by approving Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:30:00
Friday evening news briefing: Two Government ministers on 'resignation watch' as Boris Johnson tries to gain support for his Brexit deal
Chris Price / Telegraph | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:24:49
British Lawmaker Oliver Letwin said on Friday he wanted to make sure Britain did not leave the European Union without a Brexit deal by mistake, explaining a proposal that could prevent a vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal on Saturday.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:24:09
A new front has opened up which could, in true Brexit fashion, turn everything on its head.
Sky | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:15:00
The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union at 2300 GMT on Oct. 31. Below is an explainer of the Brexit basics:
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:06:30
Chancellor brushes aside requests, saying bringing certainty on Brexit delivery is 'a good thing'
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:51:09
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Friday said he hoped the British parliament approved an agreement for Britain's departure from the European Union, but said the EU was prepared to weather a no-deal Brexit if necessary.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:36:56
European Union leaders discussed a new budget plan on Friday that could allow the EU to spend up to 1.1 trillion euros in the 2021-2027 period, but deep divisions among governments may block a deal for months.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:30:41
The deal that Boris Johnson wants is a November election in which he can campaign for the voters to give his government a subservient majority on the grounds that he has delivered Brexit. Delivering Brexit in October would have three advantages for Johnson's electoral ambitions. It would recover support from ...
Prof. Richard Rose / Ideas on Europe | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:21:51
Lucy Watson's top reads this week: Brexit deal and beyond; inside Hong Kong's protests; remote working
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:19:49
Sterling steadied around $1.29 Friday as dealers took a breather at the end of a dizzying week and on the eve of a vital vote on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal. The stage was set for the House of Commons, which is to meet for the first time ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:19:36
No 10 is trying to persuade MPs to back the PM's deal ahead of a vote in the Commons on Saturday.
BBC | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:03:40
Investor confidence engendered by strong third-quarter earnings were tempered Friday by the worst Chinese economic performance in three decades and prospects for parliamentary acceptance of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 30 points in early trading at 26,995. The Nasdaq Composite was ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:59:12
Seeking Alpha | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:55:10
Just a few kilometres from the border with Ireland, the people of Northern Ireland's second city of Londonderry know exactly what is at stake as Britain seeks to seal its departure from the European Union.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:52:38
Brexit-related volatility is making the pound act like a mini bitcoin
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:45:46
EU leaders warn Brexit extension may not be granted
Jon Stone / The Independent | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:44:00
The weekend sitting of Parliament will see MPs vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
BBC | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:39:18
New Brexit deal brokered between Britain and the European Union will be put to UK parliament on Saturday.
Al Jazeera | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:26:01
Not Even The Bookies Have Any Idea How Tomorrow's Critical Brexit Vote Will Play Out Now that a Brexit deal has been agreed between the UK and EU, all attention turns to tomorrow's U.K. Parliamentary vote which, as Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid writes, "is a monumental occasion for the U.K. ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:25:00
Brexit/UK stocks, Neil Woodford, private schools, corporate break-ups, Chinese pork and more
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:21:41
Speaking at a press conference this afternoon, the French President said "I don't think a new extension should be granted". Many EU leaders are less than thrilled at the prospect of an uncooperative UK sticking about past October and into the term of the new Commission. Labour MPs voting down ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:21:01
Former Foreign Office minister hits out 'fractious, febrile and deeply divisive aftermath' of vote to leave EU
Maya Oppenheim / The Independent | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:20:11
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's battle to win support for his new Brexit divorce deal raises the possibility that the United Kingdom could hold a fresh vote on membership of the European Union.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:19:00
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that he was opposed to granting a Brexit extension past the Oct. 31 deadline if the British parliament rejects the deal agreed with the 27 other EU member states.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:18:46
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FX Street | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:06:13
Boris Johnson has agreed a new Brexit deal with the EU - but what does it mean and will Parliament pass it?
BBC | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:53:33
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FX Street | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:52:57
Evidence from Canada trade suggests companies may not take full advantage of any future trade deal.
Jakob Hanke / Politico | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:50:30
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FX Street | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:37:04
US stocks and the dollar little changed in early Friday trade despite a worse than expected third-quarter GDP reading from China and heightened uncertainty regarding how Brexit will unfold over the weekend and a temporary cease-fire between Turkey and Syria. Asian markets sold off after China's third quarter GDP figures ...
Ed Moya / OANDA | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:26:19
The prime minister must share his vision of the future with the British people
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:24:51
Open Europe's David Shiels discusses how Johnson's new Brexit deal does, in fact, leave open the question of the future relationship between the UK and the EU. The post Weekly Briefing: Passing this deal would leave the future relationship open for debate appeared first on Open Europe .
David Shiels / Open Europe | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:23:06
Prime minister writes to executives saying agreement will provide certainty for them
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:12:03
World stocks flatlined after China posted its weakest growth in nearly three decades on Friday, while the dollar headed for its worst week in almost four months having been pummelled by pound and euro Brexit rallies.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:09:03
Brexit: Hardline Tories to back Boris Johnson's agreement to pave way for no-deal exit next year, one reveals
John Baron accused of 'letting the cat out of the bag' - 24 hours before crunch vote
Rob Merrick / The Independent | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:05:26
The Brexit deal explained - Irish border issue
euronews | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:04:08
Seeking Alpha | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:47:04
German business groups have expressed relief at this week's Brexit deal, believing that if it is approved by British lawmakers it would minimise the economic damage to both sides, which they fear would be worse with a disorderly divorce.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:34:45
Germany's foreign minister on Friday said he was counting on the British parliament ahead of a vote on an eleventh-hour agreement that negotiators from Britain and the European Union reached on Britain's planned departure from the bloc.
Reuters | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:34:20
Lawyer Jolyon Maugham claims agreement violates taxation law
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:29:53
Seeking a Brexit deal was like climbing Mount Everest, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told members of his party last week. If that is the case, he has reached the summit. A new deal has been struck. But that is not the only mountain Johnson must climb before Britain is ...
SCMP Editorial / South China Morning Post | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:20:58
Sterling steadied around $1.29 Friday as dealers paused for breath at the end of a dizzying week and on the eve of a vital vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal. The stage is now set for the House of Commons, which will meet for the first time on ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:16:48
Prime minister will need to win over more Labour MPs after DUP rejects agreement
FT | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:09:11
Labour MPs who back Boris Johnson's Brexit deal should be replaced before the next general election, two members of the party's ruling body have said.
Sky | Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:08:00