Forecasting the impact of decisions and price shock uncertainty will be crucial in maintaining business continuity. Equally important will be the ability to access finance to fund suitable working capital requirements. Have you planned for how Brexit uncertainties might impact your cash-flow and access to finance?
17 July 2019
The RSM Brexit Stress Index moved higher again last week, as the market processed conflicting central banking trends: global equities pushed higher on an expected US rate cut by the Federal Reserve and a quick turnaround in the UK bond market as the slim probability of a base rate cut by the Bank of England grew even smaller.
23 May 2019
As at 23 May the RSM Brexit Stress Index, a measure of Brexit-related economic volatility, finished the week at 0.36 compared to 0.34 last week, indicating no change in the mood of the market. Last week’s moderate jump in stress levels for the first time in weeks was thought to potentially represent the start of a more consistent rise in stress levels, but this trend has not yet materialised.
15 May 2019
The RSM Stress Index, a measure of Brexit-related economic volatility, inched up again this week after two consecutive weeks of flatlining and low stress. The index finished the week at 0.34 points above zero, marginally up from last week’s 0.02.
25 April 2019
The RSM Stress Index, a measure of Brexit-related economic volatility, has continued its downward trajectory finishing 0.16 points below zero.
The RSM Brexit Stress Index revealed a decline to 0.08 from 0.41 the week prior, largely due to the likely extension to October 31 for the UK’s departure from the European Union. Consequently the risk of an immediate no-deal Brexit may have abated.
09 April 2019
RSM’s proprietary Brexit Stress Index showed that the heightened strain in the UK economy as a result of a possible hard Brexit has fallen.
01 April 2019
RSM’s Brexit Stress Index remains largely unchanged from last week’s more dramatic near-30 per cent rise in overall stress levels in the UK economy.
25 March 2019
After a tumultuous week in politics, a new weekly index tracking the impact of Brexit has revealed an almost 30 per cent rise in overall stress levels in the UK economy over just one week.
12 March 2019
RSM is working with YouGov to track business sentiment as the UK prepares to leave the EU. Our quarterly Brexit Monitor is based on more than 300 interviews with C-suite respondents across five key industries.