Brexit Briefing, 31 August 2018

Aug 30, 2018

Among reports that the deadline for agreeing a Brexit partnership between the UK and the EU has been extended to November, central banks may sell sterling to protect against a slump in the event of a no deal Brexit.

  • Reports are emerging that the deadline for agreeing a Brexit deal have been extended until November
  • Do Michel Barnier’s comments suggest that the UK and EU are closer to agreeing a deal?
  • Central banks holding sterling could reportedly sell £100bn of the currency in case the currency slumps in the event of a no deal Brexit
  • Avoiding a hard border on island of Ireland is “pivotal” says German Foreign Minister
  • Panasonic to move its European headquarters from the UK to Amsterdam
  • Brexit won’t stop Aston Martin floating on London Stock Exchange
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