Oil Jumps Most on Record After Attack Cuts Saudi Arabian Supply – Bloomberg
Oil posted its biggest ever intraday jump to more than $71 a barrel after a strike on a Saudi Arabian oil facility removed about 5% of global supplies, an attack the U.S. has blamed on Iran.
ECB Cuts Rates and Tells Governments to Act – Financial Times
The European Central Bank has announced its biggest package of rate cuts and economic stimulus in three years as President Mario Draghi warned governments that they needed to act quickly to revive flagging eurozone growth.
London Stock Exchange Poised to Reject £32bn Hong Kong Bid – Financial Times
The Hong Kong bourse’s audacious £32bn bid for the London Stock Exchange faces rejection amid doubts about political risk and deal structure, according to people briefed on the offer.
Deal or No-Deal, Brexit’s Puppet Master has More Strings to Pull –Reuters
Boxed in by parliament, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s next move on the Brexit chessboard will most likely be played with the ruthless bravura that his senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, built his reputation on.
MPs Stop Johnson from Calling October Election – The Times
The next UK general election will not take place before the Brexit deadline of October 31 after Boris Johnson pushed ahead with his historic suspension of parliament.
Johnson Draws Up Plan to Legally Stop Brexit Extension – Daily Telegraph
Boris Johnson has drawn up plans to “sabotage” any Brexit extension without breaking the law, the Telegraph has learnt.
No UK Election Until Brexit is Delayed – The Times
Boris Johnson’s prospects of securing an election are fading after Jeremy Corbyn and the SNP agreed to block any poll until the prime minister has secured an extension to the Brexit deadline.
Brexit: Boris Johnson Defeated as MPs Take Control – BBC
Tory rebels and opposition MPs have defeated the government in the first stage of their attempt to pass a law designed to prevent a no-deal Brexit.
Johnson Plans General Election for October 14 if MPs Seize Control of Brexit – Daily Telegraph
Boris Johnson will hold a snap general election on Monday, Oct 14, if Parliament votes to seize control of Brexit from him on Tuesday.