Bloomberg.- And the Brexit winner is … Frankfurt? Could it really be? The city on the banks of the river Main had ambitions for decades to establish itself on a global map. It wanted to become West Germany’s new capital after World War II, only to lose out to provincial Bonn. After the introduction of the euro, it tried to rival London as Europe’s financial center, but never made it into the same league.
Bloomberg.- With the start of Brexit negotiations looming, the British government has only the most tenuous grip on power. Amid paralyzing uncertainty, how can the main actors — Prime Minister Theresa May, opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, and government leaders across the European Union — make their way forward?
Bloonberg.- European Union ministers finalized their Brexit negotiating position a day after the U.K. threatened to quit talks on its departure unless the bloc drops its demands for a divorce payment as high as 100 billion euros ($112 billion).
Bloomberg.- Britain’s new relationship with the European Union is still a long way from being settled, but Brexit has started a process that is bound to hurt the City of London. Earlier this month, the European Commission launched a review of the rules governing one of the City’s lucrative lines of business — the clearing of derivatives denominated in euros.
El Brexit y la elección de Trump son ejemplos de un creciente nacionalismo populista en varios países del primer mundo. Se argumenta que el surgimiento de esta ideología es respuesta al fracaso del sistema globalizado. ¿Es acertado concluir que la globalización es causa principal de las nuevas direcciones que van tomando las políticas de varios países?
Bloomberg.- British Prime Minister Theresa May recently surprised the country — and most of her ministers — by calling an election for early next month. Up against self-imposed deadlines, and anxious to increase her majority in Parliament, she’s scrambling to devise a policy platform.
Bloomberg.- This is how a race to the bottom can start. In Washington, President Donald Trump has vowed to roll back the financial regulations passed after the 2008 crisis.
Bloomberg.- U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said she will seek an early election on June 8, in an unexpected gamble aimed at strengthening her hand going into talks on leaving the European Union.
Gestión.- Durante la primera reunión de diplomáticos desde que el Reino Unido activó formalmente su salida de la Unión Europea, los gobiernos ofrecieron su amplio apoyo a Donald Tusk y la futura difícil negociación del Brexit.
Bloomberg.- European stocks and U.S. share futures struggled for direction as a bounce on optimism over the American economy faded and President Donald Trump battled to revive his legislative agenda. The pound weakened as the U.K. started its exit from the EU.
Bloomberg.- British small businesses are urging the government to seek a transitional arrangement with the European Union to avoid a damaging reversion to World Trade Organization tariffs.
Gestión.- Al igual que muchos divorcios, la separación del Reino Unido de Europa corre el riesgo de quedar empantanada por culpa del dinero.
Bloomberg.- The pound fell, equities slid and gold climbed on concern U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is prepared to lead Britain out of the European Union’s single market and as the U.S. President-elect suggested other countries could break from the bloc.
Bloomberg.- Acquirers from outside the continent announced more than $ 380 billion in deals for companies in the region this year, the most in at least 26 years, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. That’s up about 46 percent from the same period last year, the data show.
Bloomberg.- A rally in European stocks ended their longest losing streak in two years as concern over the outcome of the U.S. presidential election faded, and the pound surged after a court ruled that the U.K. must hold a vote in Parliament before starting the two-year countdown to Brexit. British government bonds extended declines after the Bank of England said it no longer expects to cut interest rates this year.