EU position on Brexit remains unified – Commission

Reuters | Aug 23, 2019 at 10:38 AM

The European Union remains unified on Brexit, a spokeswoman for the bloc’s executive said on Friday, after reports in some UK newspapers suggested British Prime Minister Boris Johnson might have convinced German and French leaders to change their stance.

Sterling falls as doubts grow about Brexit talks

Financial Post | Aug 23, 2019 at 10:24 AM

The pound fell on Friday after enjoying its biggest one-day gain in months, as investors reassessed whether British Prime Minister Boris Johnson had made any progress in convincing the European Union to renegotiate the Brexit agreement.

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Sterling falls as doubts about Brexit backstop hopes grow

Reuters | Aug 23, 2019 at 8:26 AM

The pound on Friday gave back some of the gains it made the day before as investors reassessed whether British Prime Minister Boris Johnson had made any progress in convincing the European Union to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

Global Markets Await Fed Chair’s Speech

Foreign Policy | Aug 23, 2019 at 5:42 AM

Here is today’s Foreign Policy brief: The U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman delivers a keynote speech as the world looks on, the annual G-7 summit approaches, and yet another round of U.S-Taliban peace talks gets under way in Qatar.