# Brexit

#Brexit

Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, often shortened to Brexit is a political aim of some advocacy groups, individuals and political parties in the United Kingdom.

London Brexit

UK Loses First Round In Brexit Negotiations

Brexit Negotiations: Day 1 Recap It was said that Brexit negotiations were not about “punishment” or “revenge”, but the talks between Chief European Union (EU) negotiator Michael Barnier and the UK’s Brexit...
Pound

Pound steady as Brexit talks commence

GBPUSD continues to hold a little way above seven-month lows but looks susceptible to any drop in sentiment as tense and tough negotiations over Brexit commence yesterday (June 19th). Sterling traded above...
UK

Brexit Negotiations Begin! Could the Timing be Any Worse?

Welcome to day one of 730 Brexit negotiations begin after nearly a whole year of speculation and build up. Yesterday at 11 a.m. BST in Brussels the door to the negotiation table...
US Stock Market

Searching for a spark: Dealers suffering a mild case of Central Bank fatigue

The market has been searching for a spark this morning. No doubt dealers are suffering a mild case of  Central Bank fatigue as the market remains in flux digesting last week’s...
Canadian Dollar

Loonie BoC Comments Favors CAD

Tuesday June 13: Five things the markets are talking about Overnight, equities have advanced as the global selloff in technology shares showed signs of easing, while sterling has found some support as...
Theresa May

Sterling steady after UK election tumble; euro up after French parliamentary elections

Sterling has stabilized after Friday’s big tumble against the dollar following the shock UK election result that brought about political uncertainty. Prime Minister Theresa May was left with a minority government...
Emmanuel Macron

As May clings on, Macron ‘En Marches’ on

Having had the weekend to absorb the events of last week, the only questions being asked are how long Prime Minister May can last, and whether next week’s Brexit talks will start...
Trader Stocks

Sterling dives, FTSE thrives after UK election shock

Sterling tumbled as much as 2.5 percent on Friday, while the FTSE share index opened higher, after British voters denied any party a majority of seats in parliament, plunging the country...
British Pound

Sterling plunges on political uncertainty after inconclusive UK election result; dollar steady after Comey...

Sterling plunged on political uncertainty after an inconclusive result in the UK general elections that took place on Thursday, with no single party having a clear claim to power. The dollar...
UK

Hung Parliament is the Result of the UK General Election

May Day, May Day, Theresa May’s gamble backfires as hung parliament is confirmed. Theresa May’s gamble of calling a snap general election to strengthen her position in Brexit negotiations has backfired, with...
City of London

Continental drift – Investors embrace Europe, ex-UK

Global investors are distinguishing between the UK and the rest of Europe as part of a fundamental reassessment of what investing in the region means, reflecting growing enthusiasm for Europe's broad...
FTSE 100 Stocks

Gold up, FTSE down on strong pound

The FTSE 100 opened downbeat on stronger pound. Mining and energy stocks opened flat to positive, although the Qatar isolation and cheaper oil prices keep investors tense and gains fragile. Gold miners...
British Pound

Sterling pressured ahead of UK retail sales

The main event risk for Sterling on Thursday will be April’s UK retail sales report which will be vital in providing some insight over the behaviour of consumers amid Brexit developments. With...
FTSE 100 Stocks

FTSE above 7400p as pound abandons $1.30

The FTSE 100 found buyers at the Friday’s open, as the Bank of England (BoE) meeting temporarily dented the appetite in the pound market. The temporary pause in GBP appreciation encouraged...
Europe

Brexit and Frexit: How Will the EU Deal with Two Exits Simultaneously?

With the United Kingdom gunning for Brexit and France being pulled in the direction of Euroscepticism, we take a hypothetical look at how the European Union (EU) would deal with two...
Apple

Apple miss, Fed verdict, Brexit tensions

Dollar-pound quotation nearing the 1.30 hurdle and softer commodity prices dented the appetite in the FTSE stocks in London. Mining (-0.75%) and energy stocks (-0.45%) lead gains at the open. Tensions between...
British Pound

Investors dump risky assets in favor of treasuries, Pound on the radar

Asian equity markets fell across the board on Wednesday, following a negative lead from the U.S. on earnings disappointment and lower commodity prices despite a weaker U.S. dollar. The geopolitical tensions concerning...
Great British Pound

Sterling holds gains at six-month highs; aussie underperforms

Sterling held on to gains made after surging to its highest level in more than six months on Tuesday in reaction to an announcement by UK Prime Minister Theresa May who...
British Pound US Dollar

GBP: More Short Covering On UK Snap Election To Bring 1.3445 In Focus

NAB FX Strategy Research notes that the GBP has stages a significant rally in reaction to UK Prime Minister Theresa May's calling for a snap General Election on June 8th 2017. In...
UK

Snap UK poll lights a fire under the pound

European stock markets had a disappointing day yesterday, sliding across the board with the FTSE100 leading the way. While the rebound in the pound certainly didn’t help the FTSE’s cause, the...
Theresa May

MPs set to approve May’s June 8 election plan

The British parliament was expected on Wednesday to formally approve Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to hold an early election on June 8 she hopes will deliver a stronger personal mandate...
British Pound

Sterling looking snappy on Snap election

The kneejerk positive reaction in the British pound to the snap election aligns with our view Sterling has seen its worst. The British pound dropped on news a of a surprise...
Great British Pound

Brexit Briefing: British Pound Soars As Theresa May Announces Early Election

The British Pound reversed its gains then recovered and hit fresh highs Tuesday after Prime Minister Theresa May unexpectedly announced a snap election to be held on June 8. Speaking in Downing...
Theresa May

May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by shoring...
Euro Vs Poud

Time to short EURGBP?

Is it time to short the euro against the pound? While sterling has been on the defensive since the EU Referendum nine months ago, there may be signs that UK currency...
British Pound US Dollar

British Pound Steady as Brexit-Inspired Selloff Fizzles

The British Pound corrected gently higher in Asian trade following yesterday’s losses. The currency fell as the UK government invoked Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon, formally launching the Brexit...
Brexit

Dollar broadly stronger on positive Fed rate hike outlook; pound steady after Article 50...

The dollar index rose on the positive outlook for US interest rates while the euro remained under pressure on ECB-related headlines. Sterling was stable after a big dip earlier in the...
Theresa May

GBP: Start Of A ‘Grace Period’; Buy Dips

TD Research notes that GBP has seen more two-ways action into today's official kickstarting of the perceived two-year negotiating window on Britain's exit from the EU. However, TD adds that barring some kneejerk moves...
Brexit

Article 50 is fine but the EU wants a bad deal

Dollar expectations skew GBPUSD The British pound fell back sharply against the US dollar in hours before Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 to officially leave the EU. The trouble with...
British Pound

The post-Brexit pound, Bears vs Bulls

Wednesday marked the official countdown of UK’s divorce from the EU, ending a 44-year relationship with its neighbours. The end of this relationship is of course painful, but many agree that this...

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Oil edges up, but still set for worst first half performance in 20 years

Oil
Oil edged up on Friday, recovering some of the steep falls earlier in the week, but crude...

Oil-linked currencies gain with the commodity’s rise; dollar retreats

Brent Oil
As the Asian trading session is coming to a close, the dollar is modestly down while commodity-linked...

Will Silver be Impacted by Rising Fed Hawkishness?

Silver
Silver has continued to see concerted selling pressure as price action remains trapped within the confines of...

Is the USDJPY Rally Ready to Resume?

Japanese Yen
The Dollar Yen’s resurgence has been moderated over the past few days by the presence of the...

Markets: The Week Ahead 23rd June 2017

Euro
A snapshot view of the calendar for next week and commentary on potential catalyst of data of...
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