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Pound jumps on report U.K. will stay in customs union beyond 2021

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Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

Currencies: Pound surges on customs union report; dollar hovers at 2018 highs

The pound jumped Thursday after a report that the U.K. government plans to stay in a customs union and avoid a hard border with Ireland......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

Britain to tell Brussels it"s willing to stay in customs union: report

Britain will tell the European Union it is prepared to stay in the customs union beyond 2021, The Daily Telegraph reported, without attribution. The U.K. is trying to avoid a so-called hard border with Irela.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

London Markets: U.K. stocks at 4-month high as government opens up for customs union after Brexit

U.K. stocks rose for a third straight session on Thursday, as traders largely ignored a rally in the pound and instead welcomed reports that Britain plans to stay in the customs union after Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

Theresa May reportedly wants to stay in the customs union for years after Brexit

Reuters Theresa May and her Cabinet are reportedly ready to stay in the customs union beyond 2021. The extension would g.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 17th, 2018

Pound jumps as Brexit vote fails; stocks rise on China hopes

Sterling rebounded from the day's lows on Tuesday after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on withdrawing from the European Union, and major world stock markets climbed on hopes of more stimulus for China's economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2019

British pound jumps after news report says Brexit delay likely

The British pound spiked higher than trimmed gains Friday after London's Evening Stand.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

Pound Jumps On Report Brexit To Be Delayed

Brexit Day is less than three months away and never during the process has the UK's fumbling att.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 11th, 2019

Sterling gripped by Brexit crisis; yen enjoys safety bid

The British pound struggled to stay afloat in Asian trade on Friday having suffered a tumultuous slide overnight, as investors feared political turmoil in the country could see it crash out of the European Union without a divorce deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2018

Currencies: Brexit deal talk sends pound climbing against dollar

The pound kicked off a new week on a stronger note, buoyed by fresh reports that Prime Minister Theresa May has secured a deal that will keep all of the U.K. in a customs union......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 5th, 2018

Currencies: Pound soars on fresh optimism over a potential Brexit breakthrough

The pound, known as sterling, is sharply higher after a report that a deal could be in the works for U.K. banks to keep operating in the European Union after Brexit kicks in......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2018

Pound jumps against dollar on report of Brexit banks deal breakthrough

The British pound jumped against the U.S. dollar on Thursday after a report that the U.K. has reached.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2018

British pound spikes on report EU willing to offer U.K. "super-charged" free-trade deal

The British pound spiked, briefly trading above $1.31, on Friday after Bloomberg reported that the European Union was willing to offer the U.K. a "super.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 5th, 2018

Market Rebound Fades As Italian Budget Details Emerge

The euphoria following the late report that Italy's government had bowed to pressure from the European Union to trim its budget-deficit target, when Corriere della Sera reported that Rome would seek to contain its budget deficit at 2% in 2021, down from.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 3rd, 2018

British pound rallies as Barnier comments stir hopes for Brexit deal

The British pound surged versus the U.S. dollar on Monday following comments from European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier that a Brexit deal was possible within six to eight weeks, according to a Bloomberg report. The U......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 10th, 2018

British pound jumps, U.K. stocks fall after EU"s Barnier offers upbeat Brexit comments

The British pound jumped sharply Wednesday after the European Union's top Brexit negotiator said the bloc was willing to offer the U.K. an unprecedented partnership. "We are prepared to offer a partnership with Britain such as h.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 29th, 2018

Theresa May narrowly avoids major Brexit defeat on vote to stay in a customs union

Reuters Theresa May narrowly avoids def.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2018

Cable Rebounds As May Survives Another Brexit Rebellion

Cable is back above 1.31 (up 100 pips off the lows) after UK PM Theresa May managed to fend off an attempt by pro-EU Conservative rebels to force her to stay in a customs union with the bloc after.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 17th, 2018

UK"s May offers trade bill compromise but rebels vow to fight on

Britain's government cannot accept a plan put forward by pro-European Union rebels in parliament that could see Britain stay in the bloc's customs union, junior trade minister George Hollingbery told parliament on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2018

UK lawmakers slam "unsatisfactory" progress in Brexit talks

Lawmakers scrutinizing Britain's exit from the European Union say progress in trade talks with the bloc is "highly unsatisfactory," and that the country may have to stay in the tariff-free EU customs union for years after Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 24th, 2018

Michael Gove warns Theresa May not to delay Britain"s exit from the customs union

BBC Chief Brexiteer Michael Gove warns Theresa May against delaying Britain's exit from the customs union. Conservative MPs have suggested that Britain should stay in the customs union for months after the transition.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 13th, 2018