Brexit News Archive: 29 Oct 2019

PM Johnson: December 12th poll will get Brexit done - Times

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FX Street   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 22:33:48

UK rolls the dice on Brexit election

MPs voted overwhelmingly to hold a national poll in December.
Annabelle Dickson, Emilio Casalicchio, Eleni Courea / Politico   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 21:49:12

Brexit: People's Vote staffers 'issued with ultimatum' as campaign descends into acrimony over sacking threat

More than 40 staffers received email saying they must work under a newly-imposed chief executive or leave
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 21:12:00

UK election: MPs back December 12 snap vote

MPs vote in favour of December poll after months of impasse in Parliament over Britain's Brexit crisis.
Al Jazeera   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 21:05:14

UK set for 12 December general election after MPs' vote

MPs give the green light for a pre-Christmas poll after months of deadlock over Brexit.
BBC   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:55:56

Johnson says it's time to get Brexit done

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday it was time to unite the country and get Brexit done after he won a vote to call an early general election.
Reuters   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:53:40

British lawmakers vote to hold rare December election. Why? Brexit

Most polls show Boris Johnson is likely to comfortably win the Dec. 12 vote.
Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:42:49

Britain set for December 12 election to break the Brexit deadlock

Britain will hold its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval from parliament on Tuesday for an early ballot aimed at breaking the Brexit deadlock.
Reuters   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:40:25

British MPs Vote For December Election To Break Brexit Deadlock

British MPs on Tuesday agreed to hold an early election on December 12, backing Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call to try to break the crippling political deadlock that has seen Brexit delayed three times. Hours after the EU formally agreed to postpone Britain's departure again, up to the end of ...
IBTimes   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:37:54

UK MPs vote to hold election on 12 December in attempt to break Brexit deadlock

• LIVE: Election will be third in four years
CNN   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:36:57

UK parliament votes in favour of December snap election

FT   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:32:53

Boris Johnson gets election wish to break Brexit impasse on fourth attempt

CNN   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:28:51

Boris Johnson news - live: Election to be held on 12 December after plans to give vote to EU citizens and 16-year-olds dismissed

Follow all the latest developments as MPs clear way for pre-Christmas polls
Adam Forrest, Chris Baynes, Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:25:00

UK sets course for December general election

Boris Johnson says a new parliament is needed to get Brexit done.
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:24:49

General election to happen in December as MPs vote to pass bill

Vote paves the way for parliament to be dissolved on 6 November
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:24:00

Brexit: UK lawmakers begin voting on early election bill

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FX Street   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 19:57:26

The election is happening. It won't break the Brexit deadlock, but it could break the country for decades

Over the next six weeks, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will 'break the Brexit deadlock' by screaming at each other about absolutely anything but Brexit
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 19:40:00

Risks for all parties as leaders battle for voters

Tories face Brexit party threat and Labour fears losing ground to Lib Dems
FT   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 19:39:22

Boris Johnson readmits 10 Brexit rebels to Tory party

The move to restore the Tory whip to former rebels comes as MPs look set to back a December election.
BBC   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 19:29:50

Britain spins towards an election as Johnson wins preliminary approval for vote

Britain on Tuesday was heading towards its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won preliminary approval from parliament for an early ballot aimed at breaking the Brexit deadlock.
Reuters   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 19:23:53

Polls point to Johnson's risk of May's election fate

Prime minister's hopes predicted to rest on fortunes of Brexit party
FT   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 19:06:22

A winter election that could reshape Britain

The timing of the vote reflects Conservative party political interest not Brexit
FT   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:45:00

Factbox: As Britain's election nears, what do the main parties want to do about Brexit?

Britain is expected to hold an election next month that will determine the outcome of its three-year Brexit crisis, with each of the major parties taking a different stance toward how, when and whether the country should leave the European Union.
Reuters   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:40:57

Brexit election: MPs vote overwhelmingly in favour of December ballot

Voters are set to head to the polls on 12 December after MPs supported a pre-Christmas general election.
Sky   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:38:00

Britain spins towards an election as Johnson wins preliminary approval

Britain was heading on Tuesday towards its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won preliminary approval from parliament for an early ballot aimed at breaking the Brexit deadlock.
Reuters   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:34:29

Churchill's grandson among 10 Tories to have whip restored after rebelling against no-deal Brexit

Returning MPs are now eligible to stand as Conservative candidates in election
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:32:00

Why UK election outcome is impossible to predict

The Brexit landscape makes it far from clear Boris Johnson can turn a lead in the polls into more seats.
Chris Hanretty / Politico   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:16:45

Will Boris Johnson's election gamble backfire?

PM's bid to end 'paralysis' with snap poll risks deepening Brexit crisis, Tory MPs fear
FT   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:07:19

Heidi Allen to stand down at next election amid 'nastiness and intimidation' dominating politics

Lib Dem MP says Brexit has 'broken our politics'
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:00:00

General election: December poll more likely as amendments on extending vote to 16-year-olds and EU nationals not chosen

A December general election has come a big step closer after amendments to give the vote to 16-year-olds and EU nationals were not selected for debate by the House of Commons deputy speaker.
The Independent   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:55:38

Boris Johnson's bid for a general election clears major Commons hurdle

The UK prime minister says he wants an election to break the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit.
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:51:00

Brexit meltdown: Britain scrapping coins minted to commemorate October 31 departure from EU

With Boris Johnson’s pledge to leave the European Union on October 31 going unfulfilled, the British government is scrapping its plans for a commemorative Brexit coin to mark the date, melting down the coins that had already been produced.The date is no longer a milestone because Britain was given another ...
The Washington Post / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:44:50

UK Set For Election As EU Warns No More Brexit Delays

British MPs looked set Tuesday to vote for a pre-Christmas elections to try to resolve the political deadlock over its exit from the European Union, as the bloc warned there may not be any more Brexit delays. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying for a fourth time to call a ...
IBTimes   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:19:12

Donald Tusk to UK: I will keep my fingers crossed for you

Council president tells UK to 'make the best use' of the Brexit extension which 'may be the last one.'
Paul Dallison / Politico   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:08:18

Boris Johnson could readmit expelled Tories who have voted with government

Olive branch may not be extended to exiled Conservatives who have tried to block PM's Brexit plans
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:41:00

Brexit extension 'may be' last one, warns EU president Tusk

Donald Tusk leaves door open to further delay past February 2020
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:40:00

EU's Tusk says Brexit delay to Jan. 31 "may be the last one"

The outgoing European Union chairman, Donald Tusk, said on Tuesday the bloc formally approved delaying Brexit to the end of January, 2020.
Reuters   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:39:17

Brexit: Five things the government has stopped

The granting of a further Brexit extension changes Whitehall plans for the UK's EU exit.
BBC   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:31:04

UK likely to hold rare winter election with Brexit on table

The next scheduled election is set for 2022, but Johnson's Conservative Party has lost its working majority in Parliament and he has been unable to pass his Brexit plan. In addition, Parliament passed a law preventing Britain from leaving the European Union on Thursday, as Johnson had wanted. He is ...
Times of India   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:29:49

Brexit meltdown: 50p coins with 31 October date to be recycled

Decision over special-edition coins by Royal Mint comes as departure from EU is delayed The 50p coins minted to commemorate Brexit on 31 October are to be the Treasury has confirmed. The decision comes after ministers agreed last week to "pause" production of the special-edition coin by the Royal Mint ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:38:56

Britain heads towards Christmas election in bid to break Brexit deadlock

Britain was heading towards its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bet on breaking the Brexit deadlock with an early ballot gained support from opposition parties on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:18:45

UK's Corbyn: Will give people final say over what happens on Brexit

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FX Street   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:56:15

New economic figures expected to strike blow to government ahead of election

Sajid Javid under fire for refusing to release forecasts on slowing economy - now independent office for budget responsibility will go ahead anyway
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:49:33

UK opposition finally backs early election to break Brexit deadlock

Britain on course for December general election Corbyn speaks after accepting early election
CNN   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:38:45

Britain heads towards Brexit election as Labour backs early poll

Britain was heading towards its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bet on breaking the Brexit deadlock with an early ballot gained support from opposition parties on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:24:25

GBP/USD technical analysis: Cable trading at daily highs on Brexit optimism

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FX Street   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:16:16

Britain looks set for first general election held in December since 1923 after Boris Johnson’s Brexit bid is delayed and Jeremy Corbyn says he will back vote

Britain appeared on course on Tuesday for an early general election that could break the country’s political deadlock over Brexit, after the main opposition Labour Party said it would agree to the government’s request to send voters to the polls in December.Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pushing for a December ...
Associated Press / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:13:18

General Election 2019: Where does each party stand on Brexit?

Britons will head to the polls in a general election to help break the Brexit deadlock on Thursday 12 December. 
Sky   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 13:59:00

EU is ready to move on from Brexit

Keeping a quarrelsome UK inside the tent holds little appeal, even for friends of London
FT   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 13:49:51

Brexit: People's Vote staff vote 'no confidence' chairman

Staff at second referendum campaign stage a 'vote of no confidence' in Roland Rudd in row over sackings.
BBC   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 13:44:44

How to register to vote: Step-by-step guide as Boris Johnson calls for December poll

Snap election looms as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn agrees to prime minister's demands
Joe Sommerlad / The Independent   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 13:35:00

Brexit: What happens now?

The Brexit date is set to be delayed until 31 January 2020, but will a deal be passed by then?
BBC   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 13:32:39

Brexit: Where do the parties stand?

The government's Brexit legislation is officially in "limbo", but where do the parties stand?
BBC   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 12:48:21

Corbyn speaks after accepting an early general election

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn backed the move for an early general election, but UK political parties must still agree on the exact date. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
CNN   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 12:46:41

Sterling jumps after Labour backs snap election vote

Currency traders expect a poll could cut risk of a hard Brexit
FT   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 12:40:32

Johnson tells cabinet: we need election to end parliamentary paralysis

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his cabinet on Tuesday that an election was needed to end paralysis in parliament and get Brexit done, Johnson's spokesman told reporters.
Reuters   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 12:37:17

Pound Recovers With UK Set For General Election

The pound recovered Tuesday against the dollar and euro as Prime Minister Boris Johnson looked set to secure his wish for a general election before Christmas aimed at finally forcing through Brexit. Traders were looking ahead also to a meeting of the Federal Reserve that was expected to end with ...
IBTimes   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 11:47:53

Brexit election nears as UK opposition backs early poll

Britain was heading towards a December election on Tuesday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bet on breaking the Brexit deadlock with an early vote gained support from opposition parties.
Reuters   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 11:43:27

UK Set For Third Election In Four Years To Try To Break Brexit Gridlock

Britain looked set Tuesday for a pre-Christmas election after the main opposition Labour party backed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's push for an early vote to try to overcome the lengthening political deadlock caused by Brexit. Conservative leader Johnson -- overseeing a minority government -- is trying to lead Britain out ...
IBTimes   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 11:39:12

Post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland may survive systemic abuse

EU concern that land border would become a 'back door' should be largely solved with this new deal
FT   |   Tue, 29 Oct 2019 11:22:20

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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