Brexit Volatility Expected To Continue This Week


Brexit Volatility Expected To Continue This Week

Sterling is below $1.30 this morning as Britain’s parliament returned from its Easter break and the ruling Conservative party tried to move talks forward with the opposition Labour party over a Brexit agreement. Volatility in sterling has fallen sharply in recent weeks after the European Union and London agreed to delay Britain’s departure date by […]

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UK Inflation Stays Unchanged

Sterling has continued to fall after a newspaper reported that Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May’s government and the opposition Labour Party were stalling. The report was subsequently dismissed by a Labour Party spokesman, but the pound held near the lows despite robust jobs data yesterday morning. In currency derivative markets, expectations for volatility […]

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Halloween Deadline

European Union leaders gave Britain six more months to leave the bloc, more than Prime Minister Theresa May says she needs but less than many in the bloc wanted, thanks to fierce resistance from France. The summit deal in Brussels meant Britain will not crash out on Friday without a deal. But it offers little […]

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EU Will Grant Extension

The European Union will grant Prime Minister Theresa May a second delay to Brexit at an emergency summit today, but the EU leaders are likely to demand she accepts a longer extension with conditions. In a sign of just how far the Brexit crisis has sapped British power, May dashed to Berlin and Paris on […]

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May Heads To Europe For Crunch Talks

The pound continued volatility for a second consecutive day as British Prime Minister Theresa May travels to Berlin and Paris to argue for a Brexit delay though gains were tiny before an emergency European Union summit on Wednesday. Sterling rose 0.1 percent to $1.3074 in quiet trading and is still more than 2 percent below […]

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Pound Volatility Expected

Sterling held above $1.3 on this morning but nervousness in the market about key Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May and the opposition Labour Party. Britain is due to leave the European Union on Friday, but May is seeking a compromise with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on the terms of the UK’s divorce ahead […]

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Big Vote Tonight

The pound fell towards a three-week low this morning ahead of a last attempt by Theresa May to win backing from lawmakers for her Brexit deal. Parliament will vote on a stripped-down version of May’s twice-defeated divorce deal later on today. Even if May wins, another vote will be required for Britain to legally exit […]

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Market Update

Sterling started the day lower after British Prime Minister Theresa May’s offer to quit failed to convince hard-line opponents to back her Brexit withdrawal agreement, fuelling more uncertainty for the pound in the short term. The British parliament’s bid to agree an alternative plan fell short, leaving the Brexit process as deadlocked as ever. May […]

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Market Update

Sterling has fallen this morning as pressure grows on Prime Minister Theresa May to give a date for resigning ahead of parliamentary votes on Brexit. Investors are bracing for another week of volatility in the pound with British politics at fever pitch and little clarity on how, when or even if Brexit will ever take […]

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EU Grant A50 Extension

European Union leaders gave Britain a lifeline and opportunity to leave the bloc in an orderly fashion after giving Prime Minister Theresa May two weeks’ reprieve until April 12 before Britain could tumble out without a deal. Arriving for a second day of a summit dominated by talks over Britain’s departure, Belgium’s prime minister said […]

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