Brexit News Archive: 18 Oct 2019

Week ahead: Brexit, ECB, Facebook's Zuckerberg

FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:56:03

Brexit day of reckoning - parliament to vote on Johnson's deal

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

Johnson pursues Labour MPs with workers' rights promise

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

Senior Brexiteer Conservative Francois to back Brexit deal - Sky News

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

FX traders called in early to cover Brexit vote fallout

Barclays, Goldman Sachs and Deutsche order staff to prepare for gyrations on market opening
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:00:33

OANDA Market Insights - Episode 87 (Podcast)

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

Brexit deal 'good news' but global growth key for BoE rates too - Carney

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

Carney: Brexit deal 'positive' for UK economy

Governor of the Bank of England says deal takes away the threat of a 'disorderly' Brexit.
BBC   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:34:32

Has Britain's prime minister sealed the deal on Brexit?

Boris Johnson and EU agree on new deal two weeks before Brexit deadline.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:29:44

Brexit News Update: Boris Johnson Seeks Support Ahead Of Saturday Brexit Vote

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

Scotch on the rocks as trade tariffs threaten US exports

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

Dollar weakens on Brexit, shares sapped by weaker China growth

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

Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal: what's in it, how it was struck and will it pass parliament

After a week of intense diplomacy with the EU, Boris Johnson brokered a new withdraw...
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:41:49

Brexit: Nigel Farage praises EU negotiator Michel Barnier for role in Johnson deal

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

Mark Carney: Brexit deal will boost flagging global economy

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

BOE's Carney says Johnson's Brexit deal 'net economic positive' - BBC reporter tweet

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

The Only Hope For Oil Markets

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

Will parliament vote for Johnson's Brexit deal?

FT analysis now suggests 319 MPs could vote for agreement, with 315 against
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:56:03

Paris art market reaps benefits of Brexit uncertainty

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

Brexit: What does the deal say about workers' rights?

What does Mr Johnson's new agreement say about environmental standards or workers' rights?
BBC   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:47:53

Brexit Optimism Rises Despite Parliament Obstacle

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

Brexit: What happens now?

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

Bonmarché calls in administrators with 3,000 jobs in question

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

Carney: Economic lift for UK if MPs back Brexit deal

Bank of England governor suggests agreement might help to lead world out of trade tensions
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:19:48

Boris Johnson may not get crucial vote on Brexit deal as ex-Tory rebels seek to force delay

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

Johnson's Suez

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

Can Boris Johnson 'get Brexit done'?

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

Brexit deal risks being derailed by MP's amendment

Letwin move would defer parliamentary approval until full legislation passed
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:06:29

Johnson confronts Tory grandees and Labour in Brexit battle

Commons faces key Saturday votes with mass demonstrations expected outside
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:53:44

Final Say march: Hundreds of thousands to flood streets of London for giant Brexit protest

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

String of weak earnings leave European stocks barely up on the week

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

Johnson Tells MPs 'No Better Outcome' Than His Brexit Deal

IBTimes   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:17:41

Boris Johnson's make-or-break Brexit vote: What could happen next?

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

UK PM Johnson: We will leave EU on October 31 if Brexit deal is voted down

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FX Street   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:10:08

Brexit: Rebel Labour MPs defy Jeremy Corbyn and back deal in boost for Boris Johnson

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

World economy, not just Brexit, key for BoE rate hike - Carney

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

PM Johnson says UK will leave EU on Oct. 31 if Brexit deal voted down

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

No deal -v- the deal -v- no Brexit

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

Brexit: No better outcome than my deal, says Johnson

Boris Johnson makes a fresh appeal to MPs ahead of Saturday's knife-edge Commons vote.
BBC   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:59:11

BoE's Carney: Cannot pre-commit to rate hikes if Brexit deal passes

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FX Street   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:51:35

Court of Session dismisses bid to stop 'illegal' Brexit deal

Lord Pentland issued his ruling after hearing legal arguments in the case brought by Remain campaigners.
BBC   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:50:53

Scottish court rejects bid to declare Johnson's Brexit deal unlawful

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

Manufacturers express deep misgivings over Johnson's Brexit deal

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

Gullible Crowdfunders Waste Their Money Again

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

FTSE feels IHG's pain amid caution ahead of Brexit vote

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

Boost for PM as judge rejects Remainers' bid to suspend Brexit deal

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

Irish PM to skip UK Brexit debate for Rugby World Cup clash

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

EU leaders: united over Brexit, divided over much else

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

Boris Johnson Might Not Even Get His Brexit Vote on Saturday

(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

Johnson's Brexit: A Lesser Evil For The UK Economy?

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

Which MPs could make - or break - the PM's Brexit deal?

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

Voters Want MPs To Pass the Deal

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

Brexit vote in Commons could be delayed in extraordinary move by MPs to prevent risk of no-deal

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

Brexit crunch time: The view from a black cab

London taxi drivers are holding their breath for Brexit's super Saturday
CNN   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:55:36

PM's 'deal or no deal' Saturday showdown faces wrecking attempt

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

Irish PM's party primed for snap election if Brexit sealed - party sources

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

How UK's economic growth will be affected if Brexit deal approved

Britain has already absorbed almost all the economic pain of Brexit.
Sky   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:42:00

Brexit deal: Which MP votes are up for grabs?

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

UK Brexit showdown: What you need to know about Saturday's vote

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

Brexit vote: What will happen during the emergency Saturday Commons sitting?

From amendments to planned protests
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:33:00

Brexit: Blair and Major urge MPs to block deal which 'threatens peace process' in Northern Ireland

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

UK lawmaker Letwin says his amendment designed to block accidental no-deal

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

Letwin amendment could mean honeymoon over for PM

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

Brexit basics: What is Brexit and why does it matter?

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

MPs renew calls for update on economic impact of new Brexit deal

Chancellor brushes aside requests, saying bringing certainty on Brexit delivery is 'a good thing'
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:51:09

EU finance sector prepared for hard Brexit, if deal fails - Scholz

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

EU leaders split over $1.2 trillion post-Brexit budget

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

Will Boris Johnson get the Brexit deal he wants?

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

The FT's biggest stories and best reads every Friday

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

Pound Steadies As Johnson Prepares Brexit Bill Battle

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

Brexit: Johnson in race to win support for deal

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

Friday's Stock Market Open: Brexit, Chinese Economy Weigh On Stocks

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

Stocks flat ahead of tomorrow's high-stakes Brexit vote

Seeking Alpha   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:55:10

As Troubles cast long shadow, Brexit stakes are high in Northern Ireland's border city

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

Does Britain need a stablecoin after sterling's wild ride?

Brexit-related volatility is making the pound act like a mini bitcoin
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:45:46

Macron says Boris Johnson is 'a leader with genuine strategic vision' and should be taken seriously

EU leaders warn Brexit extension may not be granted
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:44:00

Brexit: What to expect from Parliament's Saturday sitting

The weekend sitting of Parliament will see MPs vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
BBC   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:39:18

Brexit deal: All the latest updates

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

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

Best of Lex: your weekly round-up

Brexit/UK stocks, Neil Woodford, private schools, corporate break-ups, Chinese pork and more
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:21:41

Macron Opposes Another Brexit Extension

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

Mark Field: MP who grabbed female protester by neck stands down over Brexit

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

Brexit reversed: How could Britain end up with a second referendum?

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

Macron says opposes Brexit extension if UK parliament rejects deal

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

French Pres. Macron: An extension should not be granted if Brexit is not approved by UK

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FX Street   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:06:13

Brexit deal: What does it mean?

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

French Pres. Macron: Brexit deal is a good deal that respects EU guidelines

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FX Street   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:52:57

Why an EU trade deal may not deliver for post-Brexit Britain

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

Will MPs approve Johnson's Brexit deal? - ING

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FX Street   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:41:58

Germany's Scholz: Approval of Brexit agreement would be good for economic growth in Europe

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FX Street   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:37:04

US Open - China GDP falls to 6%, Turkey's win, Brexit Vote looms, Oil rises, Gold stuck in range

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

Boris Johnson's Brexit deal is a leap in the dark

The prime minister must share his vision of the future with the British people
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:24:51

Weekly Briefing: Passing this deal would leave the future relationship open for debate

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

Johnson appeals to business leaders to back Brexit deal

Prime minister writes to executives saying agreement will provide certainty for them
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:12:03

Shares sapped by poor China growth, dollar gets weekly mauling

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

The Brexit deal explained - Irish border issue
euronews   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:04:08

FX Daily: Brexit Deal Done, But The Key Hurdle Is Parliament

Seeking Alpha   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:47:04

German business lobby see withdrawal deal as cushioning Brexit impact

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 counting on British lawmakers to back Brexit deal -minister

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

Scottish court asked to rule on legality of Johnson's Brexit deal

Lawyer Jolyon Maugham claims agreement violates taxation law
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:29:53

Brexit deal struck by Boris Johnson better than nothing

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

Pound Steadies As Johnson Faces Battle To Pass Brexit Bill

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

Johnson intensifies efforts to secure Brexit deal majority

Prime minister will need to win over more Labour MPs after DUP rejects agreement
FT   |   Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:09:11