Wednesday March 29th 2017

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Latest news about the UK’s Brexit plans to leave the EU updated often by rss feeds.

Brexit – Google News

Why triggering Brexit signals a long, slow bleed for the UK banking sector – CNBC


CNBC

Why triggering Brexit signals a long, slow bleed for the UK banking sector
CNBC
As U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May begins the Brexit process on Wednesday, the country's financial center in London, known as the City, will likely face a slow hemorrhaging of its business, analysts said. Wednesday marks the point of no return for May

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Posted on 29 March 2017 | 4:19 am

‘Brexit,’ Mosul, Samsung: Your Wednesday Briefing – New York Times


New York Times

'Brexit,' Mosul, Samsung: Your Wednesday Briefing
New York Times
The expected delivery of a letter from Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain to Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, will start the clock on two years of talks to end Britain's membership in the European Union. Mrs. May is set to deliver

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Posted on 29 March 2017 | 3:59 am

With Brexit, English Channel becomes an ocean – POLITICO.eu


POLITICO.eu

With Brexit, English Channel becomes an ocean
POLITICO.eu
The Commission's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier looks like the partner who hired better lawyers in celebrity divorce proceedings, striking a more-in-sorrow-than-in-anger tone. “Each country must honor its commitments to each other,” he said at

Posted on 29 March 2017 | 2:16 am

Asia shares mostly higher, UK Brexit formalization ahead – CNBC


CNBC

Asia shares mostly higher, UK Brexit formalization ahead
CNBC
Asia markets were mostly higher on Wednesday, as markets await the formal move by the U.K. to start an historic split with the European Union. The Australian benchmark ASX 200 was up 0.92 percent, underpinned by a 1.38 percent increase in its energy …

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Posted on 29 March 2017 | 1:47 am

British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit – CNBC


CNBC

British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit
CNBC
Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union. Nine months after Britons
Article 50: May signs letter that will trigger BrexitBBC News
Britain Heads Into Unknown as May Signs Brexit TriggerBloomberg
UK to trigger Article 50, starting Brexit processCNN
NBCNews.com –POLITICO.eu –CNNMoney
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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 11:50 pm

Scotland Votes to Demand a Post-‘Brexit’ Independence Referendum – New York Times


New York Times

Scotland Votes to Demand a Post-'Brexit' Independence Referendum
New York Times
By a vote of 69 to 59, members of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh approved plans to request a referendum on independence that could take place just before Britain completes its withdrawal from the European Union, a process known as Brexit.
The Brexit arguments work for Scotland tooThe Economist (blog)
British PM May signs historic letter to launch Brexit with calls for UK unityHindustan Times
Scottish Parliament votes to back bid for new independence referendumABC Online
The Hindu –Bloomberg –The Guardian
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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 11:26 pm

Markets could see heartbreak if Brexit is hard to do – CNBC


CNBC

Markets could see heartbreak if Brexit is hard to do
CNBC
Wednesday is the big day for Brexit, with British Prime Minister Theresa May triggering the official separation of the U.K. from the European Union. For the most part, traders believe the markets have long been prepared for the start of the process

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:56 pm

Pro-Brexit MPs storm out of meeting to protest ‘gloomy’ report about life after the EU – The Independent


The Independent

Pro-Brexit MPs storm out of meeting to protest 'gloomy' report about life after the EU
The Independent
Brexit-backing MPs have stormed out of a private meeting of the Exiting the EU Committee in protest at a report that was said to be too “gloomy” about the prospects for the UK outside of Europe. Conservative MPs are said to have left the talks after a
MPs 'walk out' in protest at 'too gloomy' Brexit reportBBC News
Eurosceptic MPs walk out over Brexit committee's 'gloomy' reportFinancial Times
Pro-Brexit Tory MPs walk out of parliamentary meetingThe Guardian
Telegraph.co.uk
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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 6:16 pm

Article 50: The people who will negotiate Brexit – BBC News


BBC News

Article 50: The people who will negotiate Brexit
BBC News
The nature of Brexit will ultimately be decided by the governments of the 27 remaining EU nations and the UK. But the figures who negotiate the detail of the deal will be hugely important. Many would argue that Germany's Angela Merkel and the UK's

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:01 am

Brexit will bring four types of market distress: Portfolio manager – CNBC


CNBC

Brexit will bring four types of market distress: Portfolio manager
CNBC
The U.K. is staring down the barrel of either a hard Brexit or a very hard Brexit and that's going to bring four types of market distress, Alberto Gallo, a portfolio manager and head of macro strategies at Algebris Investments, told CNBC on Tuesday.

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 3:27 am

Brexit – BingNews

Dems allege White House tried to stop testimony; Brexit plans take shape (10 things to Know for Wednesday)

Trump’s chief of staff Reince Priebus is taking a lot of the heat following Trump’s failure to get enough GOP lawmakers to support the health care bill. Theresa May plans to officially ask the EU to begin the two-year-long divorce proceedings, but says she …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:11 pm

Asian stocks weak as investors weigh US data, Brexit plans

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks were listless Wednesday as investors weighed strong U.S. economic reports against uncertainty as Britain readies a formal request to leave the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index was less than 0 …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:07 pm

Scotland Votes to Demand a Post-‘Brexit’ Independence Referendum

LONDON — Only hours before Britain is to embark on its momentous journey out of the European Union, Scotland’s Parliament on Tuesday underscored one of the risks along that path by voting to demand a new referendum on Scottish independence. By a vote …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:58 pm

Post-Brexit London will be key EU partner: city’s mayor

London Mayor Sadiq Khan addresses a debate called “The New European Order” in Brussels Thomson Reuters By Waverly Colville BRUSSELS (Reuters) – London will remain open to Europe and the European Union even after Brexit, the city’s mayor Sadiq Khan said on …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:58 pm

British pound under pressure on Brexit trigger-day

The British pound suffered fresh losses the U.S. dollar and the yen on Wednesday ahead of formal negotiations by the U.K. to exit the European Union. The pound GBPUSD, -0.3133% slid to $1.2385, its lowest intraday level versus the greenback since January …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:58 pm

Too early to expect any market impact of UK’s Brexit move: Geoff Lewis, Manulife Asset Management

In a chat with ET Now, Geoff Lewis, Manulife Asset Management, says it is not like a big uncertainty spike but this is something which is just going to be there for a long, long time. Edited excerpts: Just analysing whether Theresa May triggering article …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:55 pm

Moloney: Brexit push has U.K.’s regions in role reversals

Now that British Prime Minister Theresa May has triggered Article 50, many voters in Northern Ireland and Scotland find themselves peering through Alice’s Looking Glass at a transformed world they did not ask to visit. In a 1975 referendum, the majority …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:52 pm

British Prime Minister signs letter that will trigger Brexit

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May says she will enter European Union exit talks representing everyone in Britain – including millions of EU nationals living in the U.K. May plans to ask the EU for a divorce on Wednesday, triggering two years of …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 7:17 pm

From Brexit to ‘Legs-it’: Daily Mail disgusts Britain with ‘sexist’ front page

The Daily Mail is no stranger to allegations of being uncouth. But the British tabloid’s front page on Tuesday, which jauntily accosted readers with a photograph of Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and British Prime Minister Theresa May …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 6:40 am

Brexit promises: How many will be broken?

The U.K. is about to take a huge step in the dark by starting the formal process to leave the European Union. The Vote Leave campaign for Brexit and the British government have made a series of promises about what divorcing the U.K.’s biggest economic …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 4:37 am