14 September 2020
RSM’s UK Brexit Stress Index nudged up for the first time since the early days of the Covid-19 lockdown, ushering in the first signs in nearly seven months that the risk of no-deal trade talks with the EU is generating increased nervousness within business.
06 August 2020
Brexit is a disruptor. Whether its impacting today’s operations and decision making, or future trade or investment, Brexit is disrupting businesses today; but are you ready?
10 March 2020
Following the UK’s departure from the European Union more than a month ago, markets are braced for a global health crisis that will bring with it a supply shock.
29 January 2020
As Mark Carney bows out as Governor of the Bank of England a rate cut should be his parting gift to his successor Andrew Bailey now that a decision on Brexit is firmly in place.
28 January 2020
Stress in the UK financial markets continues to moderate on the eve of Brexit. The RSM Brexit Stress Index, which measures financial and economic risk surrounding the UK’s impending departure from the EU, begins the week at just 0.23 standard deviations below normal levels of implied stress.
17 December 2019
Commenting on yesterday's FTSE250 record close, Simon Hart, RSM's Brexit lead partner said: 'The positive response from the markets to the Conservative Party winning an overall majority in Parliament has lifted the mood among investors and the financial markets generally.
13 November 2019
Stress in the UK’s financial markets eased last week, as purdah kicked in, ensuring Westminster took a back seat to global market speculation of a US-China trade deal.
05 November 2019
Stress in the financial markets nudged up during a tumultuous week that saw the EU grant an extension of the Brexit deadline to 31 January 2020, and Parliament grant Boris Johnson’s wish for a December 12 General Election.
29 October 2019
Stress in the UK financial markets diminished further at close of markets prior to the weekend, reflecting the likelihood that the EU would agree to delay Brexit. Indeed, yesterday the EU rubber-stamped a 31 January 2020 deadline thereby making the October 31 do-or-die date null and void.