‘Very unlikely’ for Brexit to be resolved by May 22: Professor

‘Very unlikely’ for Brexit to be resolved by May 22: Professor3 Hours AgoJonathan Portes of King’s College London discusses Brexit and the political future of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May.


‘Very unlikely’ for Brexit to be resolved by May 22: Professor3 Hours AgoJonathan Portes of King’s College London discusses Brexit and the political future of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May.
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'Very unlikely' for Brexit to be resolved by May 22: Professor

‘Very unlikely’ for Brexit to be resolved by May 22: Professor

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Jonathan Portes of King’s College London discusses Brexit and the political future of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May.


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Scotland will prepare for an independence referendum before May 2021

Scotland should hold an independence referendum before the current Scottish parliamentary term ends in May 2021 and will prepare legislation for this to happen, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday. “A choice between Brexit and a future for Scotland as an independent European nation should be offered in the lifetime of this parliament,” Sturgeon told Holyrood, Scotland’s devolved parliament. Sturgeon is under pressure from her nationalist movement to provide a clear way forward in th


Scotland should hold an independence referendum before the current Scottish parliamentary term ends in May 2021 and will prepare legislation for this to happen, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday. “A choice between Brexit and a future for Scotland as an independent European nation should be offered in the lifetime of this parliament,” Sturgeon told Holyrood, Scotland’s devolved parliament. Sturgeon is under pressure from her nationalist movement to provide a clear way forward in th
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Scotland will prepare for an independence referendum before May 2021

Scotland should hold an independence referendum before the current Scottish parliamentary term ends in May 2021 and will prepare legislation for this to happen, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday.

“A choice between Brexit and a future for Scotland as an independent European nation should be offered in the lifetime of this parliament,” Sturgeon told Holyrood, Scotland’s devolved parliament.

She said a devolved parliament bill would be drawn up before the end of 2019.

The permission of Britain’s sovereign parliament at this stage was not needed, she said, but would be eventually be necessary “to put beyond doubt or challenge our ability to apply the bill to an independence referendum.”

Sturgeon is under pressure from her nationalist movement to provide a clear way forward in the quest for an independent Scotland.

But Britain is mired in political chaos due to Brexit and it is still unclear whether, when or even if Britain will leave the European Union.

Scotland, part of the United Kingdom for more than 300 years, rejected independence by 10 percentage points in a 2014 referendum.

Differences over Brexit have strained the United Kingdom. Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to stay in the EU in a 2016 referendum, while Wales and England vote to leave.

Those who want to maintain the United Kingdom argue that Brexit has made no difference to how Scots feel, and the secession vote should not be repeated.

But Sturgeon argued that leaving the world’s largest trading bloc endangers Britain and Scotland’s economic well-being.

“We face being forced to the margins, sidelined within a UK that is itself increasingly sidelined on the international stage. Independence by contrast would allow us to protect our place in Europe,” she said.

“We need a more solid foundation on which to build our future as a country.”


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Markets are underplaying the risk of the UK government imploding, strategist says

Investors are underestimating the potential for the U.K. government to “implode,” resulting in a snap general election, a senior foreign exchange strategist told CNBC. Such an eventuality would have hit the pound by as much as 10%, according to Jeremy Stretch, the head of G-10 currency strategy at CIBC. Consequently, bets against the pound — known as short-selling — have pared to nine-month lows, but analysts still remain bearish on the outlook for sterling in all Brexit eventualities. Stretch p


Investors are underestimating the potential for the U.K. government to “implode,” resulting in a snap general election, a senior foreign exchange strategist told CNBC. Such an eventuality would have hit the pound by as much as 10%, according to Jeremy Stretch, the head of G-10 currency strategy at CIBC. Consequently, bets against the pound — known as short-selling — have pared to nine-month lows, but analysts still remain bearish on the outlook for sterling in all Brexit eventualities. Stretch p
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Markets are underplaying the risk of the UK government imploding, strategist says

Investors are underestimating the potential for the U.K. government to “implode,” resulting in a snap general election, a senior foreign exchange strategist told CNBC.

Sterling volatility has fallen sharply in recent weeks after Brussels and Westminster agreed to delay Britain’s departure date by up to six months, removing any immediate risks of a no-deal Brexit. Such an eventuality would have hit the pound by as much as 10%, according to Jeremy Stretch, the head of G-10 currency strategy at CIBC.

Consequently, bets against the pound — known as short-selling — have pared to nine-month lows, but analysts still remain bearish on the outlook for sterling in all Brexit eventualities. The pound has gained nearly 2% on the dollar since the turn of the year but it started this week below $1.30 as the British parliament returned from its Easter break.

Stretch pointed to a lack of substantive progress in negotiating the stalemate between the Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party as driving this caution.

“Ongoing political uncertainty raises the prospect of a perpetuation of precautionary saving (at the expense of spending) and postponement in business investment, impacting underlying growth potential,” Stretch said

“The risk of the Brexit process extending towards October 31 risks taking the Bank of England out of the equation in 2019, underlining that for now, ongoing Brexit paralysis favors significant sterling impetus proving to be delayed, if not yet derailed.”

Stretch suggested that a negotiated exit remains the most likely outcome, and although the timing of such an event remains unclear, the tail risks of a hard Brexit remain modest.


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Brexit talks resume as May’s leadership comes under renewed pressure

Brexit talks between the U.K. government and the main opposition Labour party have resumed after lawmakers returned to work following the Easter break. A spokesperson for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May told reporters Tuesday that the talks will “require compromise on both sides.” A customs union is an agreement that allows partaking countries to set common external tariffs, allowing goods to travel freely between those countries. The draft proposal between the U.K. and EU does not include a cus


Brexit talks between the U.K. government and the main opposition Labour party have resumed after lawmakers returned to work following the Easter break. A spokesperson for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May told reporters Tuesday that the talks will “require compromise on both sides.” A customs union is an agreement that allows partaking countries to set common external tariffs, allowing goods to travel freely between those countries. The draft proposal between the U.K. and EU does not include a cus
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Brexit talks resume as May's leadership comes under renewed pressure

Brexit talks between the U.K. government and the main opposition Labour party have resumed after lawmakers returned to work following the Easter break.

A spokesperson for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May told reporters Tuesday that the talks will “require compromise on both sides.”

Asked if the government could agree retaining a customs union wit the EU to secure a deal with Labour, the spokesman said: “You know the prime minister’s position with regard to the importance of being able to do trade deals.”

A customs union is an agreement that allows partaking countries to set common external tariffs, allowing goods to travel freely between those countries. The draft proposal between the U.K. and EU does not include a customs union as supporters of Brexit say it prevents the right to strike fresh trade deals.

Earlier this month, May agreed another new Brexit date with EU leaders. It delays the U.K.’s departure until October 31, 2019.


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Brexit and trade tensions having an impact on Irish growth, finance minister says

Brexit and trade tensions having an impact on Irish growth, finance minister says5 Hours AgoPresident Donald Trump’s comments about the transatlantic relationship between the EU and U.S. are ‘a concern’ for Ireland, whose small and open economy is already being impacted by global trade tensions and Brexit, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche during the IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C.


Brexit and trade tensions having an impact on Irish growth, finance minister says5 Hours AgoPresident Donald Trump’s comments about the transatlantic relationship between the EU and U.S. are ‘a concern’ for Ireland, whose small and open economy is already being impacted by global trade tensions and Brexit, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche during the IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C.
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Brexit and trade tensions having an impact on Irish growth, finance minister says

Brexit and trade tensions having an impact on Irish growth, finance minister says

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President Donald Trump’s comments about the transatlantic relationship between the EU and U.S. are ‘a concern’ for Ireland, whose small and open economy is already being impacted by global trade tensions and Brexit, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche during the IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C.


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Ireland is adequately prepared for a disorderly Brexit, finance minister says

Ireland is adequately prepared for a disorderly Brexit, finance minister says7 Hours AgoThe U.K.’s recently-granted Brexit extension is seen as a positive development in Ireland, but the government is encouraging Irish companies to make all necessary preparations to cope with a potential disorderly Brexit, Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche during the IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C.


Ireland is adequately prepared for a disorderly Brexit, finance minister says7 Hours AgoThe U.K.’s recently-granted Brexit extension is seen as a positive development in Ireland, but the government is encouraging Irish companies to make all necessary preparations to cope with a potential disorderly Brexit, Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche during the IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C.
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Ireland is adequately prepared for a disorderly Brexit, finance minister says

Ireland is adequately prepared for a disorderly Brexit, finance minister says

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The U.K.’s recently-granted Brexit extension is seen as a positive development in Ireland, but the government is encouraging Irish companies to make all necessary preparations to cope with a potential disorderly Brexit, Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche during the IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C.


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Finland is getting harder hit by China trade tensions than Brexit, central bank governor says

Finland is getting harder hit by China trade tensions than Brexit, central bank governor says12:25 PM ET Sat, 13 April 2019Finland is feeling the impact of China trade tensions and a slowdown in Germany more than that of Brexit, but all are contributing to a ‘certain slowdown’ in European growth, Finnish Central Bank Governor Olli Rehn told CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche during the IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C.


Finland is getting harder hit by China trade tensions than Brexit, central bank governor says12:25 PM ET Sat, 13 April 2019Finland is feeling the impact of China trade tensions and a slowdown in Germany more than that of Brexit, but all are contributing to a ‘certain slowdown’ in European growth, Finnish Central Bank Governor Olli Rehn told CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche during the IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C.
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Finland is getting harder hit by China trade tensions than Brexit, central bank governor says

Finland is getting harder hit by China trade tensions than Brexit, central bank governor says

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Finland is feeling the impact of China trade tensions and a slowdown in Germany more than that of Brexit, but all are contributing to a ‘certain slowdown’ in European growth, Finnish Central Bank Governor Olli Rehn told CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche during the IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C.


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UK parliament ‘very likely’ to consider new Brexit referendum, says British finance minister

The idea of a second Brexit referendum is very likely to be put before Britain’s parliament again although the government remains opposed to any new plebiscite, the British finance minister said on Friday. But a second referendum could not be ruled out. Many Labour lawmakers are pressing their leader Jeremy Corbyn to demand a new referendum in talks with the government. He angered them again recently by describing another Brexit referendum as a “perfectly credible proposition”. Parliament has pr


The idea of a second Brexit referendum is very likely to be put before Britain’s parliament again although the government remains opposed to any new plebiscite, the British finance minister said on Friday. But a second referendum could not be ruled out. Many Labour lawmakers are pressing their leader Jeremy Corbyn to demand a new referendum in talks with the government. He angered them again recently by describing another Brexit referendum as a “perfectly credible proposition”. Parliament has pr
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UK parliament 'very likely' to consider new Brexit referendum, says British finance minister

The idea of a second Brexit referendum is very likely to be put before Britain’s parliament again although the government remains opposed to any new plebiscite, the British finance minister said on Friday.

Philip Hammond said he hoped parliament would break the Brexit impasse by passing a deal by the end of June, potentially ending the calls for a new referendum, and there was a “good chance” of a breakthrough in talks with the opposition Labour Party.

“I remain optimistic that over the next couple of months we will get a deal done,” he told reporters in Washington where he is attending meetings at the International Monetary Fund.

But a second referendum could not be ruled out.

“It’s a proposition that could and, on all the evidence, is very likely to be put to parliament at some stage,” Hammond said.

Prime Minister Theresa May has so far failed to get her own Conservative Party behind the Brexit divorce deal she agreed with other European Union leaders last year, forcing her to ask the bloc for a delay and to start talks with Labour about how to break the impasse in parliament.

Many Labour lawmakers are pressing their leader Jeremy Corbyn to demand a new referendum in talks with the government.

Hammond said that while the government was opposed to a new public vote, other Labour demands – such as a customs union with the EU – were up for debate.

Hammond said about six months would be needed to hold a referendum, so if parliament voted in a couple of months’ time to make one a condition of approving a Brexit deal, there would be no time before Britain is due to leave the EU on Oct. 31.

One of May’s most pro-EU ministers, Hammond has faced criticism from Brexit supporters for saying Britain should stay close to the bloc. He angered them again recently by describing another Brexit referendum as a “perfectly credible proposition”.

“(A second referendum) in the end is an issue about parliament and parliamentary numbers, and where the Labour Party ends up on this, as the Labour Party itself is deeply divided on this issue and at some point will have to decide on where it stands,” Hammond said.

Parliament has previously rejected the idea of a new referendum and other possible solutions the Brexit impasse.


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‘Please do not waste this time,’ EU council chief tells UK after another Brexit extension

Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, told the U.K. on Thursday not to waste the additional time that has been agreed on for the country to leave the European Union. “Please do not waste this time,” Tusk said at a media conference after an eight-hour meeting with EU leaders. EU leaders and the U.K. government have agreed to a “flexible extension” of the Brexit deadline until Oct. 31. From now until Oct. 31, the U.K. also has “the possibility to revoke article 50 and cancel Brexit altog


Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, told the U.K. on Thursday not to waste the additional time that has been agreed on for the country to leave the European Union. “Please do not waste this time,” Tusk said at a media conference after an eight-hour meeting with EU leaders. EU leaders and the U.K. government have agreed to a “flexible extension” of the Brexit deadline until Oct. 31. From now until Oct. 31, the U.K. also has “the possibility to revoke article 50 and cancel Brexit altog
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'Please do not waste this time,' EU council chief tells UK after another Brexit extension

Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, told the U.K. on Thursday not to waste the additional time that has been agreed on for the country to leave the European Union.

“Please do not waste this time,” Tusk said at a media conference after an eight-hour meeting with EU leaders.

“This extension is as flexible as I expected and a little bit shorter than I expected, but it’s still enough to find the best possible solution,” he said.

EU leaders and the U.K. government have agreed to a “flexible extension” of the Brexit deadline until Oct. 31. Tusk had earlier suggested giving Britain another 12 months to approve and ratify a deal on how the country would leave the EU.

From now until Oct. 31, the U.K. also has “the possibility to revoke article 50 and cancel Brexit altogether,” said Tusk. He explained that Britain could leave the bloc earlier if members of its parliament find a consensus on a deal. The U.K. could also amend what it wants from a future trade pact with the EU, he added.

EU leaders would assess the situation surrounding Brexit again when they meet in June.

If British lawmakers don’t ratify a deal by May 22, the U.K. must participate in European Parliament elections scheduled for May 23-26, according to the extension document. Failure to do so means the U.K. will leave the bloc on June 1, the document said.

Prime Minister Theresa May later told reporters that “nothing is more pressing or vital” than finding a deal agreed by U.K. members of Parliament. She added that she wants to take the country out of the EU “as soon as possible.”


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Here’s what the big banks predict will happen now with Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has returned from Brussels with a Brexit extension that pushes the next deadline out to October 31. Whether her government calls a snap general election, works out a softer Brexit or doesn’t even leave the European Union are all still on the table. After a long night in Brussels, CNBC rounds up the Brexit predictions from some of the biggest banks in the world. It assigns a low probability to a cancellation of Brexit but is almost equally uncertain of a second ref


U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has returned from Brussels with a Brexit extension that pushes the next deadline out to October 31. Whether her government calls a snap general election, works out a softer Brexit or doesn’t even leave the European Union are all still on the table. After a long night in Brussels, CNBC rounds up the Brexit predictions from some of the biggest banks in the world. It assigns a low probability to a cancellation of Brexit but is almost equally uncertain of a second ref
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Here's what the big banks predict will happen now with Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has returned from Brussels with a Brexit extension that pushes the next deadline out to October 31.

May has seen her preferred withdrawal from Europe rejected three times already but now has another six-and-a-half months to try to get some form of deal over the line.

Whether her government calls a snap general election, works out a softer Brexit or doesn’t even leave the European Union are all still on the table. The possibility of Britain leaving the EU with no deal whatsoever also remains very much alive.

After a long night in Brussels, CNBC rounds up the Brexit predictions from some of the biggest banks in the world.

UBS — Heading for elections

Analysts at Swiss bank UBS concluded that the most likely next step is for May to try to push through her previously rejected withdrawal agreement with opposition party support. UBS sees this plan as doomed to fail and May will be forced to resign, with a subsequent general election “likely.”

In a separate email to CNBC, UBS’s Head of U.K. Rates Strategy John Wraith said the extension will ensure economic headwinds remain for Britain, as businesses and consumers won’t feel freed to press on with investments or big-ticket purchases.

Commerzbank — No bounce for the pound

The German bank believes that Britain is now obliged to participate in the next round of EU parliamentary elections which will only increase division in the U.K. The bank says markets have largely ignored Brexit “noise” but may now start to get nervous if the U.K.’s political stability looks compromised. It assigns a low probability to a cancellation of Brexit but is almost equally uncertain of a second referendum or general election. It sees “limited scope” for any sustainable rebound in either the economy or the pound.

Societe Generale – Markets don’t know what to do

The French bank sees the extension as offering practically no change to the Brexit conundrum. Kit Juckes, who acts a macro strategist for the bank, said in a note Thursday that although there is little evidence that “pre-departure uncertainty” is hurting the U.K. economy, further vagueness over the future won’t help.

Juckes adds that markets are “staring, wide-eyed and mouth open” but have little interest in the Brexit trade. He notes that U.K. economic data isn’t bad and offers a call that sterling is likely to go higher rather than lower.

Citi – Watch the Bank of England

Christian Schulz at Citi said Thursday that a snap U.K. general election remains the logical step to restart the process. He says the Labour party is unlikely to dig May out of her hole and options for the prime minister continue to narrow. For the U.K. economy, Citi sees successive short extensions as “the worst case for business confidence and investment on both sides of the Channel.” The bank says its base case that the Bank of England will raise rates in August looks to have been weakened but the central bank’s meeting next month should offer more clues.

Rabobank — EU keen to avoid blame

The U.K. has a break clause in the extension that allows it to leave should a withdrawal agreement gain support in both Westminster and Brussels. It also requires Britain to avoid disrupting the day-to-day activities of the European Union. Rabobank labels this as another example of the “pragmatic approach” that EU heads of state have taken around Brexit deadlines. The bank says it suggests that Brussels will do all it can to prevent an impression that it’s forcing the U.K. to leave without a deal.

Deutsche Bank — One more try for May

May has said she will still try to avoid U.K. participation in the European elections. This will mean agreeing a deal by May 22. Jim Reid at Deutsche Bank says May can possibly have another tilt at gaining U.K. lawmaker support “sometime in the next 36 hours.”

Reid says whatever the outcome the odds of an early election continue to rise with the chances of a cross-party agreement looking slim. Deutsche’s analyst also notes May’s previous promise to hold binding parliamentary votes on various Brexit options and expects that to dominate headlines in the coming days.


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