Brexit News Archive: 07 Nov 2019

We should mark Carney's words: global growth looks grim

Brexit has injected uncertainty into the mix and all the ingredients are in place for an interest-rate cut Don't lose sight of the big picture, advised Mark Carney. Quite right. None of the highlights from the governor of the Bank of England's trot around the block could be described as ...
Nils Pratley / Guardian   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 20:08:54

On the campaign trail - Late trains, a missing signature, whisky and beer

Britain holds an election on Dec. 12, a political gamble by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who sees it as his best chance to break the deadlock in parliament over Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 19:06:49

Exodus of moderate MPs will damage UK politics

Brexit and rising populism are driving centrists from parliament
FT   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 18:53:55

Boris Johnson news: Tory peer rounds on Conservatives criticising Labour over antisemitism for their own failure to tackle Islamophobia

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Adam Forrest, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 18:25:00

Brexit and its vapid verbalisations

The leave side of the debate is trying to contain Brexit's irreducible complexity in increasingly-inane slogans.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 18:00:35

Macro Morning

By Chris Becker Stocks are riding the waves of transPacific press releases and editorials as positive news surrounding the US/China trade deal is sending USD higher and lifting all risk assets. The EuroStoxx 60 hit a six year high as Brexit concerns have evaporated, while gold has broken through multiple ...
Chris Becker / MacroBusiness   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 18:00:30

Campaign Round-Up: 35 Days To Go

TORIES Economy Day. Saj Speech. Three ex-Labour MPs voting Tory "Keep their knickers on" candidate comments row Topline(s): Former Labour MPs Ian Austin and John Woodcock say Corbyn would be a disaster Labour means economic chaos Best thing for economy is getting Brexit done LABOUR Battlebus launch Labour will "borrow ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 17:56:39

Brexit Party chairman reveals seat he will contest in election

Brexit Party chairman Richard Tice has revealed he will run in Hartlepool in the upcoming election.
Sky   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 17:36:00

General election 2019: Labour's £500m NHS claim fact-checked

Jeremy Corbyn claims a Brexit trade deal with the US could mean much higher drugs prices for the NHS.
BBC   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 17:13:45

Brexiternity II: A Sequel Few Want to Watch

ELECTION IN DECEMBER; LIKELY POSITIVE FOR THE UK BUT WE STILL PREFER OTHER REGIONS By RiverFront Investment Management Halloween came and went this past week, and with it another missed chance for the UK to finally move past the horror show known as 'Brexit'. Up against the October 31 deadline ...
Chris Kostantinos, Riverfront Investment Group / ETF Trends   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 16:32:37

Hoyle Promises to Rip Up Bercow's Remainer Reforms

New Speaker Sir Lindsay has confirmed he will ban MPs trying to tear up the Commons rule book in future, and reverse Bercow's reforms that allowed Remain MPs to block Brexit. Against the advice of constitutional experts at the time... Hoyle said his approach will make it much harder for ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 16:32:09

Three anti-Brexit parties launch non-aggression pact in 60 seats

Lib Dems, Plaid Cymru and Greens seek to boost number of pro-Remain MPs
FT   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 16:20:45

Bank of England surprises as two officials back rate cut

Two Bank of England officials unexpectedly voted to lower interest rates on Thursday to ward off an economic slowdown, and others including Governor Mark Carney said they would consider a cut if global and Brexit headwinds do not ease.
Reuters   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 15:43:41

Which chancellor would you prefer to ruin your life? Sajid Javid, or John McDonnell?

This election is not a choice of whether you do or don't want your future destroyed, but how
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 15:35:54

Farage: Johnson must change Brexit deal to win my backing

Brexit Party leader, not standing as an MP, previously said withdrawal agreement must be entirely scrapped.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 15:11:35

UK: Sainsbury's fears consumer hangover after Christmas splurge

Coming storm: Uncertainty over the UK election and Brexit could hit sales, warned the retailer's chief executive.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 14:47:18

Here's what's at stake in Britain's volatile election

Parliament has been dissolved, and Britain is in full election mode. With the country and Parliament bitterly divided over Brexit, it's expected to be one of the most volatile votes in generations. CNN's Bianca Nobilo explains why the UK is heading for the polls and what each party is campaigning ...
CNN   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 14:47:09

'Remain Alliance' says it can win at least 44 seats and stop both a Boris Johnson election win and Brexit

But polling expert dismisses impact as minor - while Labour condemns all 'pacts, coalitions or deals'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 14:02:26

Bank Of England Holds Rate, Tweaks UK Growth Forecasts

The Bank of England has left its main interest rate at 0.75 percent, it said Thursday after a regular meeting and before next month's UK general election to unlock Brexit. The central bank also upgraded its UK growth forecast to 1.4 percent in 2019 but downgraded 2020 guidance to 1.2 ...
IBTimes   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 13:34:26

DUP may be overestimating opposition to Irish Sea border in Northern Ireland - new survey

The roots of the UK's forthcoming election lie in Brexit - and Westminster's inability to agree on what to do about the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. This issue will therefore be particularly central in campaigns for seats in Northern Ireland. Unionist parties oppose Boris Johnson's ...
Feargal Cochrane, Professor of International Conflict Analysis, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent / The Conversation   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 13:32:35

Carney speaks after Bank of England officials split on rate cut

Two Bank of England officials unexpectedly voted to lower interest rates due to signs of a deeper economic slowdown, and others said they would consider a cut if global and Brexit headwinds did not lift.
Reuters   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 13:23:12

Carney speech: Reduced chance of no-deal Brexit has pushed up sterling

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FX Street   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 12:39:41

Carney speech: Recent Brexit deal creates possibility of pick up in UK growth

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FX Street   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 12:36:19

Bank of England vote raises chances of interest rate cut

Two outside experts on MPC say weakness of UK economy warrants immediate reduction The chances of a cut in interest rates have increased after two members of the Bank of England's key policy body responded to a growth downgrade - inspired by Brexit and a trade war - by voting ...
Larry Elliott Economics editor / Guardian   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 12:35:46

The Lib Dem-Green-Plaid electoral pact isn't really a remain alliance

Tactical Voting: The pact has some interesting targets, and could have unintended consequences
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 12:20:00

Bank of England surprises as two MPC members vote for rate cut

Two Bank of England officials unexpectedly voted to lower interest rates this month due to signs of a deeper economic slowdown, and others said they would consider a cut if global and Brexit headwinds did not lift.
Reuters   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 12:11:32

BoE cuts economic forecast on Brexit and global slowdown

Two MPC members vote for immediate interest rate reduction
FT   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 12:10:35

Bank split on rates as it warns Brexit deal would hit growth

Interest rates are held steady, but two Bank policymakers vote for an immediate cut.
BBC   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 12:09:44

Britain's Labour Hit By Internal Strife At Campaign Start

A resignation and a defection are forcing Jeremy Corbyn to confront two scourges hounding his Labour Party as it tries to unseat UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson: anti-Semitism and Brexit. Labour is hoping to regain power for the first time in nearly a decade when voters go to the polls ...
IBTimes   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 12:06:39

Breaking: BOE sends GBP/USD plunging as two voted for a cut amid Brexit, employment concerns

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FX Street   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 12:00:12

Poll: Public Say this is a Brexit Election

A new YouGov poll shows that the public see this forthcoming December election as even more about Brexit than the 2017 election. Good news for the Tories, bad news for Labour... Britain leaving the EU has increased to 70% as the most important issue facing the country at this election, ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 11:54:20

German economy remains a concern (video)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam spoke to BNN Bloomberg about the German economy, following the release of some encouraging factory data, European banks, Brexit and the UK election.
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 11:53:52

Wetherspoon's lambasted for Brexit beermat campaign

Shareholder lobby group Pirc says pro-Leave beermats broke company law and investors should respond.
BBC   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 11:52:41

No Brexit Answers from Momentum

Momentum released a smug video this morning trying to claim Labour's second renegotiation, second referendum Brexit policy was simple. Guido has some questions... The post No Brexit Answers from Momentum appeared first on Guido Fawkes .
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 7 Nov 2019 11:33:17

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