GBP News 

Arch-euroskeptic Farage leads march over Brexit betrayal

“Farage defended that decision and said as a member of the European Parliament he may have to take part in a vote on whether to approve the Brexit deal” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. SUNDERLAND, England (Reuters) – Nigel Farage, the politician who probably did more than anyone else to force Britain’s referendum on membership of the European Union, joined protesters at the start of a 270-mile march over what they call a betrayal of the Brexit vote. Source: 95kqds.com

Read More
GBP News 

Theresa May is ‘finished’ and must ‘fall on her sword’ as price for her Brexit deal to win meaningful vote – senior aides

“Senior aides of Theresa May privately believe she is “finished” and may be forced to set out a timetable for her departure if she is to win the meaningful vote on her Brexit deal” writes John Curtice for telegraph.co.uk. It comes before the Prime Minister spends the weekend attempting to win over Tory Eurosceptics and DUP MPs ahead of a third meaningful vote on her Brexit deal on Tuesday…. Source: telegraph.co.uk

Read More
GBP News 

DUP ‘to be handed millions’ to back May’s Brexit deal as its leaders hold talks with Philip Hammond 

“The DUP said it wants a Brexit deal after intensive talks with Cabinet ministers including Philip Hammond amid suggestions Northern Ireland could be offered extra cash to break the impasse” writes John Curtice for telegraph.co.uk. The presence of the Chancellor prompted speculation that Northern Ireland could be given a funding boost in exchange for the DUP supporting Theresa May’s Brexit deal. Source: telegraph.co.uk

Read More
GBP News 

Sterling loses some ground as traders digest aftermath of Brexit votes this week

“Tick tock, tick tock” reports forexlive.com. I reckon price action will sit around these levels until we get more clarity in the days to come.But unless we get more headlines on that, expect more choppy trading in the pound and price to settle in this deadlock area above the key hourly moving averages but below the 1.3300 handle. Source: forexlive.com

Read More
GBP News 

Brexit supporters reject UK attorney general’s additional legal opinion: The Telegraph

“Attorney General Geoffrey Cox had attempted to win over Brexit-supporting lawmakers with additional legal advice, the newspaper reported” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. LONDON (Reuters) – Brexit-supporting lawmakers have rejected an additional legal opinion by Britain’s top government lawyer on Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal assurances, The Telegraph reported.His original opinion published on Tuesday that the legal risk remained that Britain might be unable to get out of the backstop helped convince Brexit-supporting lawmakers to oppose the deal.In the legal advice, Cox said the Vienna convention enables the…

Read More
GBP News 

British pound steadies after UK parliament gives nod to Brexit delay

“Trump said whether a trade deal can be reached with China would probably be known in the next three or four weeks” writes Sukree Sukplang for cnbc.com. British lawmakers approved a motion setting out the option to ask the EU for a short delay if parliament can agree on a Brexit deal by March 20, or a longer delay if no deal can be agreed in time.Against the euro, the pound retreated to 85.25 pence from Wednesday’s 22-month peak at 84.725.The euro eased to $1.1307 from Wednesday’s one-week high of…

Read More
GBP Markets News Regulators 

Asia markets climb as Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady

“Asia Pacific markets mostly traded higher as investors reacted to the Bank of Japan’s monetary policy decision and economic outlook” writes Kiyoshi Ota for cnbc.com. Chinese mainland shares also traded higher: The Shanghai composite was up 1.29 percent while the Shenzhen composite added 1.74 percent. Source: cnbc.com

Read More
GBP News 

Amber Rudd writes to her constituents to explain why she defied whips to keep no deal Brexit off the table

“Cabinet minister Amber Rudd has written to her constituents to explain why she defied her party whips to abstain rather than vote to keep a no-deal Brexit on the table” writes Nikki Da Costa for telegraph.co.uk. The Work and Pensions Secretary told her constituents in pro-Brexit Hastings and Rye she believed leaving the EU without a deal would have done “generational damage to our economy and security.” She added: “It is a mistake to leave the EU without a deal, but it is right to prepare to do so just…

Read More