Brexit in Brief, 3 September 2018

Sep 03, 2018

Among reports that the deadline for agreeing a Brexit partnership between the UK and the EU has been extended to November, Michel Barnier says he strongly opposes certain aspects of the UK’s trade proposals.

In other developments:

  • Global 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
  • RBS says it may have to shed a number of business customers in the event of a no deal Brexit.
  • Panasonic to move its headquarters from the UK to Amsterdam
  • Brexit won’t stop Aston Martin floating on London Stock Exchange