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Pound Tumbles After Parliament Rejects Move To Block No-Deal Brexit

After several weeks in which headlines from the endless farce that is Brexit were mercifully absent around the flux surrounding Theresa May's resignation, we ha.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 12th, 2019

"Constitutional outrage": British PM to suspend parliament before Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called a Queen's Speech in mid-October, a move that will see parliament suspended for a month - limiting lawmakers' time to block a no-deal Brexit. David Doyle reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 28th, 2019

Brexit Brief: Pro-EU MPs prepare another move to block disorderly EU exit

A cross-party group of MPs in the U.K. parliament are mounting a bid to block the presumed front-runner for PM, Boris Johnson, from abandoning talks with the EU and taking the country out on October 31 without a withdrawal deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 27th, 2019

Currencies: British pound climbs higher as U.K. Parliament rejects no-deal Brexit

The U.S. dollar re.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2019

British pound extends gain after U.K. Parliament rejects no-deal Brexit

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2019

Currencies: British pound trims losses after Brexit plan overwhelmingly rejected

The British pound pares its sharp losses against the U.S. dollar in late Tuesday trading, after the British Parliament rejects Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 15th, 2019

The pound plummets after Boris Johnson"s "drastic" move that raises risk of Britain crashing out of the EU without a deal

Reuters The pound sank on Tuesday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to change the law on Brexit, making it illegal for Britain to continue negotiations with the EU after 2020.  The pound fell 1% against the dollar and 1.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 17th, 2019

London Markets: Pound tumbles as specter of no-deal Brexit returns

The British pound tumbled on Tuesday, with investors rattled by a report that the government wants to legally prevent the Brexit process from extending beyond next year, which could raise the chances of a hard exit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 2019

Judge rejects move to disqualify lawyer in state AGs" challenge to T-Mobile/Sprint deal

A federal judge on Thursday rejected a U.S. government effort to disqualify a lawyer representing 15 states and the District of Columbia in their effort to block T-Mobile US' deal to buy Sprint Corp......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 21st, 2019

Asian shares tick up, pound skids on Brexit tumult

Asian stocks edged up on Monday as Chinese shares reversed early losses, supported by hopes for progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade war, while sterling slipped after the British parliament delayed a crucial vote on a Brexit withdrawal deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 21st, 2019

The EU is preparing to delay Brexit if the UK Parliament rejects Boris Johnson"s deal

Getty The UK Parliament will vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal this Saturday. If members of Parliament reject the deal, Johnson will be legally obliged to request a delay. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker app.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2019

London Markets: British pound volatile as U.K. Supreme Court rules suspension of Parliament was unlawful

The British pound moved higher Tuesday as the U.K. Supreme Court ruled that the suspension of Parliament was unlawful, in a development that makes a no-deal Brexit less likely......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 24th, 2019

London Markets: British pound jumps, then flattens, as U.K. Supreme Court rules suspension of Parliament was unlawful

The British pound moved higher Tuesday as the U.K. Supreme Court ruled that the suspension of Parliament was unlawful, in a development that makes a no-deal Brexit less likely......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 24th, 2019

London Markets: British pound edges higher as Supreme Court hears Brexit case

The British pound was higher on Tuesday as the Supreme Court heard a case over whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s move to suspend Parliament before the country was due to leave the European Union was legal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2019

London Markets: Pound plummets ahead of no-deal Brexit vote as Boris Johnson threatens snap election

The pound plummeted to near-three-year lows on Tuesday ahead of a crucial day for Brexit in Parliament......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 3rd, 2019

Asia stocks dented by trade war, Brexit showdown paralyzes pound

Global stocks faced headwinds on Tuesday, stymied by U.S.-China trade frictions while the British pound flirted with 2 1/2-year lows as Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated he could call an election to block lawmakers' efforts to avert a no-deal Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 2nd, 2019

Boris Johnson will seek a general election if Parliament votes to block a no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson will call a general election on October 14 rather than delay Brexit a senior government source has confirmed. Speaking outside Downing Street, Johnson said he did not.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 2nd, 2019

Pound plunges as prime minister tries to suspend Parliament

The pound plummeted on Wednesday as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out plans to suspend Parliament, slashing MPs’ hopes of blocking a no-deal Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 28th, 2019

Pound plunges as prime minister tries to suspend Parliament

The pound plummeted on Wednesday as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out plans to suspend Parliament, slashing MPs’ hopes of blocking a no-deal Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 28th, 2019

Pound plunges with Boris Johnson"s bid to suspend Parliament

The pound plummeted on Wednesday as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out plans to suspend Parliament, slashing MPs’ hopes of blocking a no-deal Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 28th, 2019

Pound plunges as PM"s bid to suspend Parliament raises no-deal Brexit fears

The pound plummeted on Wednesday as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out plans to suspend Parliament, slashing MPs’ hopes of blocking a no-deal Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 28th, 2019