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Casting off the EU millstone

  In this article, we look at the implications of the new Johnson government: its strategy, the likely outcome of EU negotiations, and the golden opportunities to reform trade, ... Read More
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Currencies Update: Buoyed dollar sends euro, sterling to 2 1/2-year lows

Gains by the dollar after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates sent the euro to a 26-month low against the U.S. currency on Thursday, as investors decided a lengthy ... Read More
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British pound pulls back from highs as investors await next Brexit vote

The pound fell Thursday, a day after the U.K. currency surged on a vote by the country’s parliament to rule out a no-deal exit from the European Union. The ... Read More

UPDATE: European stocks traded higher Monday

European stocks traded higher Monday, as investors digested the latest news surrounding trade discussions between the U.S. and China. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was 0.4 percent higher with almost ... Read More

UK financial regulator releases updated guidance on EU departure preparations

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published updated information to help support regulated firms in finalising their preparations for as smooth a transition as possible when the UK leaves ... Read More

Brexit – the regulatory challenges

Steven Maijoor, the Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), delivered a speech on Brexit – the regulatory challenges at the European Financial Forum 2019 in Dublin ... Read More
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Review: European stocks were slightly lower Monday; Europe’s autos stocks led the losses

European stocks were slightly lower Monday, as market participants monitored another flurry of corporate earnings results. The pan-European Stoxx 600 edged 0.2 percent lower during afternoon trade, with most ... Read More

The pound’s world-beating rally is unsustainable; Money managers

The pound’s world-beating rally is unsustainable as traders are over-optimistic about the way forward on Brexit, according to money managers. Sterling has gained more than 3 percent versus the ... Read More
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Dollar near 1-month high against its peers

The dollar held near a one-month high against its peers on Wednesday, supported by a rebound in U.S. yields and weakness of the pound as its battering from uncertainty ... Read More

Boom times for Ireland’s legal profession

UK solicitors are creating their own ‘backstop’ by moving to Ireland in spirit rather than body, and the Law Society of Ireland director general says it is a booming ... Read More
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