U.K. enters its third national lockdown
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces a national lockdown in an effort to keep a more transmissable form of COVID-19 from overwhelming the country's national health system.The British pound falls
Seekingalpha · 01/04 20:24
Brexit goes into effect as U.K. leaves EU's single market
After four and a half years, two general elections and plenty of missed deadlines, Britain is finally closing a chapter on Brexit.The U.K. House of Lords gave the green light
Seekingalpha · 12/31/2020 09:54
Brexit trade deal leaves some loose ends untied
Don't expect the negotiations to stop now that a Brexit deal is signed, which gives Britain and the EU tariff- and quota-free access to each other's goods.The thin trade agreement
Seekingalpha · 12/28/2020 10:10
Stars appear aligned for post-Brexit trade deal
After nine months of protracted negotiations, the EU and Britain went into the late hours of the night finalizing a historic post-Brexit trade deal, just a week before the U.K.
Seekingalpha · 12/24/2020 09:02
Is a Brexit trade deal possible by tonight?
Brexit trade talks are said to be hanging in the balance once again as officials trying to wrap up negotiations today, with the U.K. only a week away from leaving
Seekingalpha · 12/23/2020 08:51
Sterling slides as U.K. fights new strain of coronavirus
The new strain of coronavirus is "out of control," U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock warned, as London went into an emergency lockdown and a number of EU nations shut their
Seekingalpha · 12/21/2020 08:17
SPDR Solactive United Kingdom ETF declares semi-annual distribution of $0.6751
SPDR Solactive United Kingdom ETF (ZGBR) - $0.6751.30-Day SEC Yield of 2.96% as of Dec. 17.Payable Dec 28; for shareholders of record Dec 21; ex-div Dec 18.
Seekingalpha · 12/18/2020 20:03
Brexit trade talks extended past Sunday deadline
In an unsurprising turn of events, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen agreed on Sunday to push Brexit trade talks beyond their latest
Seekingalpha · 12/13/2020 12:29
EU sets out contingency measures in case of Brexit disruption
"There is now a strong possibility that we will have a solution that is more like an Australian relationship with the EU," Boris Johnson said in his first remarks since
Seekingalpha · 12/11/2020 10:38
Brexit negotiators bank on dinner breakthrough in Brussels
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson heads to Brussels this evening for a dinner with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen that's being cast as a last chance to unlock
Seekingalpha · 12/09/2020 09:16
Sterling tumbles as Johnson's cabinet backs no-deal Brexit
Britain must have "freedom" to make its own rules, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the EU last night, as cabinet ministers said he should pursue a no-deal Brexit unless Brussels
Seekingalpha · 12/06/2020 13:10
'Final throw of the dice' as Johnson's cabinet backs no-deal Brexit
Britain must have "freedom" to make its own rules, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the EU last night, as cabinet ministers said he should pursue a no-deal Brexit unless Brussels
Seekingalpha · 12/06/2020 13:10
U.K. accuses France of making new Brexit demands in trade talks
There's only four weeks left until the U.K. formally exits the EU on Dec. 31 and a trade deal isn't looking any more likely.British officials are accusing French President Emmanuel
Seekingalpha · 12/04/2020 09:33
'Intensive' Brexit talks resume after recent impasse
That didn't take long... The U.K. and EU are restarting talks over a post-Brexit trade deal, less than a week after Boris Johnson suspended the discussions."Intensive talks will happen every
Seekingalpha · 10/22/2020 08:34
British pound perks up as new Brexit talks appear imminent
The British pound climbs as much as 1.7% after reports that the trade talks between the U.K. and European Union are on the verge of resuming.Invesco CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling
Seekingalpha · 10/21/2020 15:25
Pound jumps as EU says Brexit trade deal still 'within reach'
"Despite the difficulties we've faced, an agreement is within reach if both sides are willing to work constructively, if both sides are willing to compromise and if we are able
Seekingalpha · 10/21/2020 08:34
Is A Brexit Deal Still Possible?
Talks are expected to resume this week, as the EU is hoping for "intensive" discussions until a "fair deal" is reached.There is certainly a growing probability of a no-deal Brexit, as evidenced by EU leaders stepping up contingency plans for this outcome.We expect disruption in goods or agricultural trade in the event of a hard Brexit to further damage the economy, as well as cause political problems on both sides of the Channel.We believe financial markets have already rendered their verdict on the impact of Brexit, and it is not positive.
Seekingalpha · 10/21/2020 08:26
Sterling Sparkles In Dollar Setback
China's economy expanded by 2.7% in Q3, a little below the Bloomberg survey median forecast of 3.3%, and Q2 growth was revised to 11.7% from 11.5%.The UK has been struck by a resurging virus, the lack of progress with EU trade talks, and the pre-weekend downgrade by Moody's.In an otherwise light calendar today, six Fed officials speak. These include Chair Powell at an IMF-sponsored discussion of cross-border payments and Vice-Chair Clarida on the economic outlook.Oil prices have recovered from their April lows but have been moving broadly sideways for three-four months.
Seekingalpha · 10/19/2020 12:00
Can post-Brexit trade talks be rescued?
It's time to prepare for a "no-deal" Brexit, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday, though senior cabinet minister Michael Gove struck a more conciliatory tone on Sunday, saying the
Seekingalpha · 10/19/2020 07:41
Johnson to decide whether to walk away from Brexit trade talks
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to make a final call on whether to accept a narrow post-Brexit trade deal with the EU or go for a no-deal scenario,
Seekingalpha · 10/16/2020 07:39
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