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Key Takeaways from UK Brexit Secretary Barclay

Posted Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

The Sterling remains under pressure versus Euro and US Dollar in the near-term having suffered consecutive days of selling against its two main counterparts.

The drops began as the possibility of a Sterling-supportive cross-party Brexit agreement being struck by Labour and the Conservatives started reducing while concerns of the removal of Prime Minister Theresa May and a general election continue in markets.

Recently, Stephen Barclay, the United Kindom’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, spoke to media and triggered a sell-off in Sterling.

Key Takeaways from his Speech:

  • Talks with labor on Brexit need to come to a conclusion.
  • Talks with labor have been challenging.
  • We are exploring with the European Union how much of the political declaration can be changed.

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Arslan Butt // Index & Commodity Analyst
Arslan Butt is our Lead Commodities and Indices Analyst. Arslan is a professional market analyst and day trader. He holds an MBA in Behavioral Finance and is working towards his Ph.D. Before joining FX Leaders Arslan served as a senior analyst in a major brokerage firm. Arslan is also an experienced instructor and public speaker.
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