Business > Politics

UK leader mounts last-ditch bid to win Brexit deal backing

7 monthes ago   |   By

British Prime Minister Theresa May has proffered a promise on workers' rights and a reassuring letter from European Union leaders on Monday as she implored British lawmakers to support her floundering Brexit deal
Read more ...

 

City of London analysts are warning clients to prepare for a UK election this year as May's Brexit deal collapses

City of London analysts are warning clients to prepare for a UK election this year as May's Brexit deal collapses

7 monthes ago   |   By

City of London advisors have raised the chances of the UK holding a general election in 2019.
Analysis from Newgate Communications has raised the likelihood of a general election to between 50% and 65% as Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal looks set to be rejected by parliament.
This could trigger a vote of no-confidence in the government, in turn forcing a general election.
The House of Commons will vote on May's deal on Tuesday night.
The United Kingdom is likely to have a general election this year amid uncertainty over Theresa May's Brexit deal, according to advice being given to...
Read more ...

 

The Latest: EU sends UK warm words but no new Brexit offer

7 monthes ago   |   By

The Latest on Brexit : 11:20 a.m. The British government has published a letter from European Union leaders that it hopes will ease U.K. lawmakers' worries over the...
Read more ...

 

The implications of no-deal Brexit: is the EU prepared?

7 monthes ago   |   By

This note, written at the request of the Bundestag EU committee, explores the possible consequences of a no-deal Brexit for the EU and assesses preparations on the EU side. It also provides guidance on optimal strategy for the EU assuming different choices taken by the UK.
Overall, a no-deal Brexit would be disruptive in the short-term.
There would be immediate very significant administrative and logistic challenges in trade. Preparations to reduce those disruptions are underway but unlikely to be sufficient. But while MFN tariffs will affect some sectors strongly, the macroeconomic effect...
Read more ...

 

The implications of no-deal Brexit: is the European Union prepared?

7 monthes ago   |   By

This Policy Contribution, based on a note written for the Bundestag EU Committee, explores the possible consequences of a no-deal Brexit for the European Union and assesses preparations on the EU side. It also provides guidance on the optimal strategy for the EU, depending on the choices made by the United Kingdom.
Overall, a no-deal Brexit would be disruptive in the short-term:
There would be immediate very significant administrative and logistical challenges in trade. Preparations to reduce those disruptions are underway but are unlikely to be sufficient. But while Most-Favoured Nation...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Politics      Election      Economy      European Macroeconomics & Governance      German Bundestag      Testimonies      Brexit      Brexit negotiations      NO-deal Brexit      EU single market  


Change the World 2019: Where Business Creates Virtuous Circles

Change the World 2019: Where Business Creates Virtuous Circles

You might not expect modern corporations to tackle an urgent problem of the 21st century by looking back to the 1950s. But that's what one group of companies is doing with a... Read more ...

Walmart CEO: ‘You've Got to Be Able to Manage Change'

Walmart CEO: ‘You've Got to Be Able to Manage Change'

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon was on his way to lunch with his wife when he got the call. It was Saturday, Aug. 3, and it had already been a sad and tumultuous week at the company... Read more ...

Tim Cook tells Donald Trump that U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports could hurt...

Tim Cook tells Donald Trump that U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports could hurt Apple, help Samsung

President Donald Trump said he had spoken with Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook about U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from Samsung. Read more ...

Minecraft will support Nvidia's real-time ray tracing RTX graphics

Minecraft will support Nvidia's real-time ray tracing RTX graphics

Nvidia announced that Microsoft's Minecraft will be the latest game to support Nvidia's real-time ray tracing graphics on the PC. Read more ...

Prince Andrew says he's 'appalled' by sex abuse claims lobbed at Jeffrey...

Prince Andrew says he's 'appalled' by sex abuse claims lobbed at Jeffrey Epstein and denies he participated in activities with underage women

Prince Andrew made a public statement on Sunday following the release of a 2010 video showing him inside Jeffrey Epstein's mansion. In the statement released by Buckingham... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders wants to ban facial recognition use by police

Bernie Sanders wants to ban facial recognition use by police

Sen. Bernie Sanders wants to ban facial recognition software use by police as part of a criminal justice reform introduced today. Read more ...

Trump mulls ‘no business at all' with Huawei, blasts reports suggesting...

Trump mulls ‘no business at all' with Huawei, blasts reports suggesting otherwise

US President Donald Trump says he's looking into stopping business with Chinese giant Huawei altogether, citing “national security threat.” It follows a report claiming Trump... Read more ...

Terrible news for Trump on the economy in new WSJ/NBC poll

Terrible news for Trump on the economy in new WSJ/NBC poll

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll has bad news for President Trump on the economy. To start, his net approval rating on the economy is down to a mere three percentage points... Read more ...

Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

Two of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers sought to tamp down concerns Sunday that the U.S. may be sliding into a recession. In appearances on the Sunday show... Read more ...

Trump economic adviser plays down fears of looming recession

Trump economic adviser plays down fears of looming recession

Read more ...