The French Embassy in London sees a 40 percent rise in applications by British people to become French following the Brexit referendum.
With a day to go before UK prime minister Theresa May triggers Article 50 to start separation talks with the EU, the Bank of England is warning UK banks to prepare themselves in case of a disorderly Brexit. But, as Ivor Bennett reports, the eve of Brexit also attracts a vote of confidence from Qatar as its sovereign wealth fund pledges over $6 billion in investment in Britain. Continue reading
British PM May confirms Britain will trigger EU exit proceedings on March 29.
U.S. stocks extend their post-U.S. election rise with moderate gains that push the Dow above 19,000 and the three major indexes to record closing levels for a second straight day.
U.S. stocks rise sharply in a dramatic turnaround from deep overnight losses as Wall Street digested the upset presidential election victory of Republican Donald Trump.
Asian shares take a battering as mounting worries about the health of European banks further threatened a global economic outlook already under strain from falling oil prices and slowdowns in China and other emerging markets.
UK traders consider the consequences of a possible ‘Grexit’ on the European markets.