Brexit News Archive: 24 Oct 2019

EU to decide on Brexit extension next week - Sources

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FX Street   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 21:03:50

Britain's Johnson Offers Dec 12 Poll To Break Brexit Deadlock

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday proposed settling the Brexit crisis through an early election on December 12 that could help Britain finally find a way out of the European Union. The Conservative leaders' offer comes with his party leading opinion surveys and the opposition split over whether to ...
IBTimes   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 20:40:14

EU Confidential episode 123, presented by ExxonMobil: Juncker's legacy - Enlargement fallout - Spain's EU minister Marco Aguiriano

Listen to the podcast on Spotify | Apple | Google | Soundcloud | Stitcher In the latest episode of EU Confidential, we talk EU enlargement, Jean-Claude Juncker's legacy, Brexit and Syria. And we have an interview with Spain's point man for the EU. The podcast panel tackles the repercussions of ...
Cristina Gonzalez / Politico   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 19:26:09

Labour's Corbyn to decide on election vote after EU Brexit delay decision

British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday he would wait to see what the European Union decided on a Brexit delay before saying which way his party would vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's offer of an election.
Reuters   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 19:18:57

General election: Labour MPs told to abstain in Monday's vote on December ballot

Labour MPs have been told by party whips to abstain in the vote on a 12 December general election on Monday, effectively meaning Boris Johnson will require a sizeable rebellion to force the national poll.
The Independent   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 18:56:30

For Johnson, pre-Brexit election worth the gamble

But opposition parties will be wary of wandering into a trap laid by the prime minister
FT   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 18:31:40

UK PM Offers Dec 12 Election To Break Brexit Impasse

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday offered parliament more time to scrutinise his Brexit deal if it agrees to hold a snap general election on December 12. The premier suspended debates on his EU divorce deal after MPs on Tuesday refused to rush it through parliament in time for ...
IBTimes   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 18:06:48

U.K.'s Johnson seeks Dec 12 national election to break Brexit impasse, awaits EU OK for delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday that the only way to break Britain's Brexit impasse is a general election, and he will ask Parliament to ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 18:03:53

Poll: Violence against MPs 'price worth paying' to get Brexit result

Both sides prepared to resort to extreme measures to see the Brexit debate resolved.
Cristina Gallardo / Politico   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 17:47:18

PM Johnson passes government's legislative agenda

Parliament approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan for government on Thursday in a symbolic vote that does little to strengthen his authority on Brexit or signal an end to the country's political crisis.
Reuters   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 17:45:11

Factbox: How does PM Johnson call an early election?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday he wanted to call an early general election to resolve deadlock in parliament over Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 17:44:42

Latest Brexit News: Boris Johnson Wants Parliamentary Elections Dec. 12

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson fired the latest salvo in the Brexit debate, calling for elections before Christmas. Johnson, in a letter to Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, said he will give Parliament one last chance Nov. 6 to approve the deal he worked out divorcing the United Kingdom from ...
IBTimes   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 17:44:05

EUR/USD stabilizes at the 200-HMA as markets turn attention from ECB to Brexit

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FX Street   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 17:39:59

Boris Johnson has finally accepted he has run out of Brexit options

CNN   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 17:39:09

Boris Johnson to seek election amid Brexit deadlock

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will likely ask Parliament to approve an election as part of an effort to break a Brexit deadlock.
Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 17:36:09

Boris Johnson seeks December 12 election to break Brexit deadlock

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will seek a general election on December 12, setting up a national vote on his Brexit strategy.Johnson briefed his cabinet on Thursday afternoon and announced that a motion will be put to parliament for a vote on Monday. It will need a two-thirds majority for ...
Bloomberg / South China Morning Post   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 17:09:39

The never-ending Brexit saga

The never-ending Brexit saga
euronews   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 16:48:30

Text: PM Johnson's letter to Labour's Corbyn calling for Dec. 12 election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote on Thursday to opposition Labour leader Jeremy asking him to back an election on Dec. 12, and offering him the opportunity to ratify the government's Brexit deal before that vote.
Reuters   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 16:47:14

Brexit: PM says he will try for 12 December election

Boris Johnson says he will give MPs more time to debate Brexit, but only if Labour agrees to an election.
BBC   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 16:45:43

Boris Johnson's Queen's Speech passed by MPs as he demands December general election

Fears of defeat on legislative plans - the first since 1924 - melt away as Democratic Unionist Party swings behind
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 16:38:03

British PM Johnson calls for Dec 12 election to break Brexit deadlock

Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Thursday for a general election on Dec. 12 to break Britain's Brexit impasse, a goal the leader has sought but so far failed to push through parliament.
Reuters   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 16:30:08

Boris Johnson calls for UK election on December 12

British prime minister tells MPs to back a snap vote in exchange for more time to scrutinize his Brexit deal.
Cristina Gallardo, Eleni Courea / Politico   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 16:23:36

FTSE 100 heads for best weekly performance in nine months

London's exporter-heavy FTSE 100 jumped along with its European counterparts on strong French manufacturing data, while a sharp rise for AstraZeneca after a 2019 forecast upgrade and a slide in sterling amid Brexit woes also lent support.
Reuters   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 16:20:02

An election may be the only way out of the Brexit impasse

One step forward, two steps back. That seems to be the pace at which the UK is moving towards its exit from the European Union, even as it nears its current Brexit deadline at the end of the month.
CNN   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 16:19:12

EU president Juncker says Boris Johnson lied during Brexit referendum

European Commission president says 'bulls***' was responsible for Brexit
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 16:16:00

General election: Boris Johnson to give MPs more time on Brexit deal if they back 12 December poll

Prime minister offers MPs more time to debate Brexit deal in return for passing motion for early election
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 16:01:00

General election: How to register to vote as Boris Johnson calls for December poll over Brexit

The prime minister is offering MPs more time to debate his Brexit deal if they back a fresh general election in six weeks time
Joe Sommerlad / The Independent   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 15:37:00

PM launches new bid for general election on 12 December

Boris Johnson has declared he will launch a fresh bid to hold a general election on Thursday 12 December to "get Brexit done". 
Sky   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 15:15:00

Boris Johnson news - live: PM will give MPs more time to debate Brexit deal if they agree to Christmas election

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Adam Forrest, Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 15:10:00

Brexit: Conservatives accused of 'fake news' over tweets about Boris Johnson's deal

George Osborne also waded into the row after his newspaper, the Evening Standard, ran a story accusing the Tories of misleading the public
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 14:51:00

Tories under fire for 'fake' Brexit deal claim

The Conservative Party has been accused of spreading "fake" information after claiming Boris Johnson's Brexit deal bill has "passed parliament".
Sky   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 14:03:00

Google dismisses Brexiteer claims it favours pro-Remain news outlets, saying 'quality and relevance' dictate results

'We focus on the quality and relevance of content, not political viewpoint or ideology'
Andrew Griffin / The Independent   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 13:52:59

Leave and Remain voters say violence against MPs and serious injuries to public 'price worth paying' to get favoured Brexit outcome

Academics 'shaken and genuinely shocked' as study finds voters willing to accept violence if it will deliver result they want
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 13:29:00

Boris Johnson's election dilemma

Polling suggests the UK prime minister might be wise to get his Brexit deal through before a vote.
Eleni Courea / Politico   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 13:28:44

Violence against MPs 'worth it' to get way on Brexit, say voters

Violence against MPs is "worth it" if people get their way on Brexit, according to a majority of voters.
Sky   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 13:26:00

Uncertainties over US-China trade war, Brexit, Trump impeachment and a global recession leave investors deeply confused

Financial markets tend to oscillate between optimism and pessimism. But, for some time now, the dominant emotion has been confusion, and extreme confusion at that.Ever since the dramatic sell-off in the final quarter of last year, in which the benchmark S&P 500 equity index fell 12.3 per cent, a widespread, ...
Nicholas Spiro / South China Morning Post   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 13:00:41

Draghi speech: Somehow lower likelihood of hard Brexit has improved situation

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FX Street   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 12:57:19

Brexit: EU extension decision expected on Friday

Most EU leaders favour a three-month delay - but France is sceptical about it, the BBC understands.
BBC   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 12:55:44

Brexit: UK will choose to rejoin EU after making 'colossal mistake' of leaving, says John Major

Ex- Conservative prime minister believes young people will overturn Brexit
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 12:27:10

A written constitution for the UK would not have resolved recent Brexit arguments - here's why

PA Recent accusations that the government has been sidestepping parliamentary scrutiny have led to renewed calls for the UK to have a written consolidated constitution. It is said the UK has an unwritten constitution, although it's perhaps more accurate to say that it has an uncodified constitution. There may not ...
Adam Ramshaw, Senior Lecturer in Law, Northumbria University, Newcastle / The Conversation   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 11:57:14

Boris Johnson considers election amid Brexit chaos

CNN   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 11:42:56

EUR/GBP resumes the upside above 0.8600, Brexit eyed

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FX Street   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 11:26:34

UK government not planning to debate Brexit deal law in parliament next week

Britain's government is not planning to continue debating the legislation needed to implement Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in parliament next week, according to a statement on upcoming business by House of Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg.
Reuters   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 11:19:37

'Time border' could exist between Northern Ireland and Great Britain after Brexit, minister admits

EU member states are consulting on proposals to scrap seasonal clock changes
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Thu, 24 Oct 2019 11:04:01

Daily Digest 10/21 - Civil Unrest Erupting Around The World, Can We Still Dodge the Progress Trap?

Four dead in Bangladesh riot over offensive Facebook post Civil Unrest Is Erupting All Over The World, But Just Wait Until America Joins The Party Lebanon's Hariri agrees to reforms amid nationwide protests over economic crisis Boris Johnson faces frenzied week as Brexit deadline nears Unprecedented: The Trump NLRB's attack ...
Daily Digest / Peak Prosperity   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:35:02

Brexit Mania

I admit I started to tune it out because I got a bit sick of following all the ups and downs. Let me know when it's over!*Boris Johnson has been denied the opportunity to hold a second vote on his Brexit deal in the House of Commons after the Speaker, ...
Atrios / Eschaton   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:59:00

Petróleo Sube con Esperanzas de Brexit y Tratado EU-China (video)

El analista senior para America Latina de OANDA Alfonso Esparza expone las razones del alza del petróleo en la semana. El optimismo en el mercado de que un Brexit duro no se haga presente y que China y Estados Unidos lleguen a un acuerdo en el mediano plazo ha limitado ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:54:02

Lord King: Brexit is no big deal

Merv loses his nerve.
FT Alphaville   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:52:58

Boris Johnson Presses Ahead with Brexit

Washington Post: "As it did on Super Saturday, the British government will try, once again, to hold a 'meaningful vote' on Monday in Parliament on the withdrawal agreement that Johnson successfully negotiated with his European counterparts last week. Britain is scheduled to leave the E.U. on Oct. 31, in just ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:45:39

Johnson Tries to Throw UK Under Bus; Parliament Balks-for Now

Rachel Shabi The hope for those who oppose his awful Brexit deal is that the number of supporters will collapse once the legislation comes into contact with reality. The post Johnson Tries to Throw UK Under Bus; Parliament Balks-for Now appeared first on The Nation .
Rachel Shabi / The Nation   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:40:46

Oil Higher on Brexit and Trade War Hope (video)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Alfonso Esparza discusses oil prices and the resilience of crude even as US inventories rose last week.
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:39:29

Geopolitical Landscape Could Cause Bond Market Volume to Drop

It's certainly been the summer of bonds after the equities markets spooked investors into safer haven assets like government debt. The holidays are right around the corner and some analysts are forecasting that market volume in bonds could drop given the current geopolitical landscape. With global events like Brexit and ...
Ben Hernandez / ETF Trends   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:06:07

UK Parliament Speaker Bercow Blocks New Vote On Johnson's Brexit Deal

UK Parliament Speaker Bercow Blocks New Vote On Johnson's Brexit Deal With cable reversing all weekend losses, and spiking overnight on that a Brexit vote could be held as soon as today, moments ago House of Commons speaker John Bercow blocked the government's bid to hold a meaningful vote, thwarting ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:55:34

Bercow Blocks Boris Bringing Back Brexit Vote

John Bercow has Boris cannot try holding a meaningful vote on his deal, despite MPs explicitly withholding opinion on the deal on Saturday by passing the Letwin Amendment. No one was expecting a fair ruling from Bercow though... The Government will, therefore, have to push on with the far trickier ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:35:33

The State Of Markets

The State Of Markets Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, No new highs, no new lows, lots of chop and still no decisions on anything. New highs or not, trade deal or not, hard Brexit or not, the list goes on and on. Bulls remain undeterred and confident that an ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:54:40

Scottish Judges Wait to Decide Whether Johnson Met Benn Act

(Bloomberg) - Scottish judges held off on ruling on a case brought by opponents of a no-deal Brexit to ensure that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson complies with a law requiring he reach an agreement...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:47:04

Links 22 October 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: US Federal Reserve starts "quantitative easing forever" - WSWS Saudi Arabia's Best Bet Is to Crash the Price of Oil - Bloomberg Brexit Deal Failure Will Rattle Markets ... - Stock Market News Global economy: 'we must do everything possible' to avoid global 'fracture' ...
Unconventional Economist / MacroBusiness   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:01:26

Guido Fawkes - "support for Boris' deal" - REALLY?

Parliamentary gossip broker Paul Staines aka "Guido Fawkes" confidently transmits this news:... Nigel's continuing opposition for opposition's sake, it seems his usually loyal followers are abandoning him in favour of Boris's new deal. Last man in the bunker... "A new Survation poll out this morning shows 67% of Brexit Party ...
Unknown / Bearwatch   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:48:00

DUP Opposition to Boris' Deal Making English Less Likely to Support the Union

New Polling commissioned by Global Britain has shown that if the DUP continue to not support Boris's deal, English voters will be significantly less likely to support Northern Ireland staying in the UK. If the Brexit process is delayed again, the DUP will be losing English good will to keep ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:30:37

US Futures Rally As Trade Deal, Brexit Optimism Return Despite Prevailing Chaos

US Futures Rally As Trade Deal, Brexit Optimism Return Despite Prevailing Chaos One day after US stocks ended last week on the back foot amid growing uncertainty over Brexit, the ongoing trade talks on "Phase one" deal between the US and China and signals of a global slowdown, world stocks ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:37:57

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. 1. The EU is preparing to delay Brexit until 2020 and British lawmakers are plotting to scupper Boris Johnson's deal. MPs are planning to push for a second referendum and attach a customs union to the prime minister's Brexit deal. 2. China's growth ...
Yusuf Khan / Money Game   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:14:00

Pound Rallies As Johnson Pushes For Monday Vote On Brexit Deal

Pound Rallies As Johnson Pushes For Monday Vote On Brexit Deal After MPs voted on Saturday to delay a vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, forcing Johnson to ask the EU for another delay, the PM is preparing to try again on Monday and put the deal to another vote ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:46:00

US Open - Stocks, Johnson's Brexit Push, Oil, Gold

US stocks are poised to have a lackluster open as stocks inch higher in the pre-market. Earnings results will pick up tomorrow and with no major economic data releases, markets will focus on any incremental trade update, Brexit progress, and geopolitical risks. Brexit Time is running out to get a ...
Ed Moya / OANDA   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:22:56

Brexit Party Supporters Back the Deal

Despite Nigel's continuing opposition for opposition's sake, it seems his usually loyal followers are abandoning him in favour of Boris's new deal. Last man in the bunker... A new Survation poll out this morning shows 67% of Brexit Party voters want the Commons to pass the deal, a little behind ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:19:46

European open - Brexit, gold, oil

Sterling slips on Brexit delay European markets are a mixed bag at the start of trade on Monday as the Brexit saga drags on, weighing a little on the currency. Source - Thomson Reuters Eikon We saw strong gains in the pound last week in anticipation of a Brexit deal ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:37:29

Brexit: Time Is of the Essence

Why Johnson's Brexit may be in more trouble than it seems.
Yves Smith / Naked Capitalism   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:25:47

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