18 October 2019
Boris Johnson and the EU reached a new Brexit deal in last minute talks yesterday (Thursday), giving reassurance to the foreign exchange market and a last-minute boost to the equity market.
14 October 2019
The RSM Brexit Stress Index saw a marked destressing this week after talks between UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Republic of Ireland’s PM Leo Varadkar indicated a ‘pathway towards an agreement’.
23 September 2019
The RSM Brexit Stress Index rose slightly last week despite conciliatory tones regarding proposals for a Northern Ireland economic zone and seemingly more open dialogue towards renegotiation from Brussels.
18 September 2019
To say it’s been a chaotic few months (or years) at Westminster might be seen as an understatement. Nonetheless we are now just over 40 days away from leaving the European Union with a deal, leaving without a deal or agreeing to yet another extension.
05 September 2019
The RSM Brexit Stress Index reached its highest level since the June 2016 referendum to leave the EU, closing at 1.93, up from 1.85 the previous week, amid an increasingly volatile situation at Westminster.
30 August 2019
The RSM Brexit Stress Index surged this week, following news that the Prime Minister had been granted permission to suspend Parliament just weeks ahead of the deadline for the UK to withdraw from the European Union.
20 August 2019
The RSM Brexit Stress Index levelled out this week, maintaining high levels of stress as Germany’s manufacturing recession came front and centre for the foreign exchange market.
13 August 2019
The RSM Brexit Stress Index moved up again this week, showing marked levels of increased stress after the United States escalated its trade war with China and the Chinese yuan was devalued against the U.S. dollar, causing volatility in the global markets.
07 August 2019
The RSM Brexit Stress Index rose sharply in the week, signalling a rising concern in the market following depreciation of the British pound.