Brexit News Archive: 17 Nov 2019

UK PM Johnson will pledge an end to Brexit uncertainty at CBI event later on Monday

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FX Street   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 22:49:22

PM Johnson pledges to end Brexit uncertainty, says it has paralysed economy

Britain's Conservatives will deliver Brexit and end the uncertainty and confusion that has the economy if they are re-elected next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell business leaders on Monday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 22:33:15

Boris Johnson to pledge tax cuts for business in bid to ease Brexit fears

PM will reveal measures at CBI conference but faces criticism over plans to cut immigration Boris Johnson will announce a range of tax cuts for businesses at the Confederation of British Industry conference, as the business group's director general warned his plans to reduce immigration risked a skills shortage. The ...
Rowena Mason Deputy political editor / Guardian   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 22:30:17

EU set to offer derivatives industry one-year Brexit reprieve

Brussels will prolong access to UK market infrastructure in no-deal scenario
FT   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 21:30:27

Cool and calculating China is trying to build up global trade even as things fall apart around the world

With the United States in the midst of presidential impeachment hearings, Britain locked in self-destructive Brexit combat, the European Union suffering severe internal stresses and Hong Kong seemingly melting down, economic developments have understandably taken a back seat from the viewpoint of world fall apart, the centre cannot hold; mere ...
Anthony Rowley / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 19:00:07

Leaks from U.K. Brexit referendum report on Russian interference raise overall poll worries

Questions about the British government's failure to release a report on Russia's interference in the country's politics continued to dog Prime Minister Boris Johnson on ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 18:56:18

Rising share prices mask troubled global economy

Trade war, Brexit and high levels of corporate debt are all unresolved
FT   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 18:00:27

Nigel Farage accuses Tories of 'corruption' as he insists it is 'fact' that Brexit Party candidates were offered jobs to stand down

Brexit Party leader hits back after Conservatives deny claims that he and others were offered peerages if they stood aside
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:56:00

Forex Today: Trade war and Brexit remain in the spotlight

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FX Street   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 14:50:56

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to commit Labour to continuing freedom of movement after Brexit

Labour leader says Britain 'cannot exisit in isolation' but backs away from current policy
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 14:17:00

U.K. Report Could Not Rule Out Russian Interference

The report into possible Russian interference that British prime minister Boris Johnson's government is refusing to publish said that the Kremlin may have affected the 2016 Brexit referendum, the Times of London reports. The report also criticized British intelligence services for not devoting enough resources to combating the threat of ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 14:15:12

General election 2019: Conservatives promise 'equal' immigration system

The Tories outline changes after Brexit as Jeremy Corbyn is pressed on his views on EU migration.
BBC   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 14:06:49

Brexit: Dominic Raab tells businesses to innovate to plug skills gaps as Corbyn backs away from free movement policy

Foreign secretary says firms must 'invest in innovation' as government vows to reduce number of foreign workers coming to UK
The Independent   |   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 13:21:00