Overseeing Brexit coverage @business in London. Previously chief international economics correspondent and in Washington and Paris. Likes cricket

‘Hard Brexit’ on the horizon? - International | IOL Business

classic.iol.co.za — London - European Union governments are refusing to grant the UK any leeway on the link between immigration and trade as it prepares to leave the bloc, raising the likelihood of a "hard Brexit".

Brexit Bulletin: ‘Pandemonium’ Warning as Banks Raise Rhetoric

bloomberg.com — Bankers are turning up the volume in their bid to win a transitional deal that would allow those based in London to keep providing services across the bloc on similar terms after Brexit.

Britain Is Facing a ‘Hard’ Exit from the EU. Here’s Why.

bloomberg.com — European Union governments are refusing to grant the U.K. any leeway on the link between immigration and trade as it prepares to leave the bloc, raising the likelihood of a "hard Brexit."

Brexit bulletin - Chicago Tribune

chicagotribune.com — London should brace itself for a "substantial" correction in house prices if Brexit forces the economy to stagnate, according to UBS. A severe recession could halt the "unsustainable price growth fueled by amply liquidity and tight supply," the Swiss bank said Tuesday in a report.

Brexit Bulletin: Welcome to ‘Maximum Uncertainty’ World

bloomberg.com — Few would have called George Osborne soft when as Chancellor of the Exchequer he imposed the biggest fiscal squeeze on the U.K. economy since World War II. Now a victim of the Brexit vote and out of office, Osborne is pushing for a more moderate form of Brexit than that pursued by some in Prime Minister Theresa May's government.

Switzerland Stays Most Competitive Nation as WEF Warns on Trade

bloomberg.com — The World Economic Forum named Switzerland the most competitive nation for an eighth straight year as it warned less open trade was threatening economic growth globally. Switzerland was ahead of Singapore and the U.S. in the annual rankings of 138 countries, with Netherlands overtaking Germany to take the fourth spot.

Ex-Chancellor Osborne Warns of ‘Severe’ Damage From Hard Brexit

bloomberg.com — Former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said the U.K. economy will suffer if Britain pursues a "hard" break with the European Union. In his first television interview since losing office after June's Brexit referendum, Osborne told Bloomberg that Prime Minister Theresa May should seek to maintain "the closest possible economic and financial relationship" with the bloc.

Fox Says U.K. Will ‘Uphold’ WTO Commitments After Brexit Occurs

bloomberg.com — Trade Secretary Liam Fox said the U.K. will "continue to uphold" its commitments to the World Trade Organization even after it leaves the European Union. "The U.K. is a full and founding member of the WTO," Fox told a conference of the organization in Geneva on Tuesday.

Brexit Bulletin: Dr. Fox Goes to Geneva

bloomberg.com — U.K. Trade Secretary Liam Fox heads to the World Trade Organization today to sit on a panel alongside Director General Roberto Azevedo. While the topic is small enterprizes and commerce, onlookers will be monitoring it for clues to Fox's vision for trade post-Brexit.

Brexit Bulletin: CEOs Are Making Plans to Leave Britain

bloomberg.com — It was a busy weekend in Brexit Britain, with the one remaining U.K. party leadership contest coming to its (foregone) conclusion, and a key Remainer taking a few well-aimed jabs at the new prime minister. Elsewhere, serious matters are afoot.
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Sep 29, 2016

Brexit Bulletin: a warning of ‘pandemonium’ as banks raise their rhetoric on the EU  http://bloom.bg/2cXCE9m  via @business

Sep 28, 2016

@RobDotHutton In fairness to Corbyn, Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty only dedicates 260-ish words to the topic.

Sep 28, 2016

@TimRoss_1 formally joined @business today to cover #brexit and UK politics. Great to have him and he promises to come back tomorrow.

Sep 28, 2016

RT @markets: Last time the pound had a run this bad, the presidential debates were between Reagan and Mondale… https://t.co/D2HqJtpgwr

Sep 28, 2016

@RobDotHutton there is precedent for us buying a TV. G20 summit in Pittsburgh. It's still there.

Sep 28, 2016

RT @BloombergLIVE: Our panel on Extraordinary Monetary Policy: Axel Weber, Adair Turner and Anshu Jain moderated by @simonjkennedy https://t.co/DqnCUDFkgc

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