Lionel Messi has said his international career is over at the age of 29 after he blazed a penalty over the bar in Argentina’s defeat in the Copa América final to Chile.
England Face Iceland In Make-Or-Break Match – Sky News
England meet Iceland in the Euro 2016 last-16 tonight in a match they are expected to win, and manager Roy Hodgson cannot afford to lose if he is to earn a new contract.
With market participants reporting wider spreads but continuous liquidity following the UK’s vote in favour of leaving the European Union, platform providers claim that the FX market has learned important lessons about how to function effectively in volatile market conditions.
Now that the campaign is over, it is time for the consequences. What will they be? And how should economic policy respond?
- ‘United Kingdom Torn Apart’ – How Papers Around the World Reacted to Brexit – Daily Telegraph
- EU Financial-Services Chief Hill Resigns After UK Brexit Vote – Bloomberg
Banks have already begun to take action to shift operations out of the UK, but most of their staff will have to wait several months to find out how many thousands of them will be asked to move to fledgling financial hotspots like Paris, Dublin and Frankfurt.
Jeremy Corbyn has announced ten new members of his top team this morning in defiance of the slew of resignations engulfing Labour’s frontbench and ahead of a crucial meeting of MPs later this evening.
The stress tests created for banks by US regulators after the 2008 financial crisis may prove their worth this week, providing a timely message on banks’ hardiness in the midst of turbulence over last week’s vote by Britain to leave the European Union.
The watchdog for the accountancy industry has today announced that it is launching an investigation into PwC over BHS.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged four companies and eight individuals in an $80 million oil and gas fraud orchestrated by a Dallas man who calls himself the “Frack Master” for his purported expertise in hydraulic fracturing.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is requesting public comment on submissions the CFTC received over the past several years from seven registered derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs) pursuant to section 2(h)(2)(B) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) and CFTC regulation 39.5(b). The comment period will be open until July 25, 2016.
The London Stock Exchange is to press ahead with its £21bn merger with German counterpart Deutsche Boerse, despite renewed calls for the group’s headquarters to move to Frankfurt in the wake of Brexit.
It is often said that you cannot beat local knowledge when it comes to trading emerging market (EM) currencies. And while many bulge bracket banks have in the past provided an excellent service in many EM currencies, very often it is regional players that are the real big fish in small EM trading pools.
Britain’s vote to leave the European Union means the government is going to be lumbered with its costly holdings in two bailed-out banks, Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds, for a lot longer than planned.
Sterling has resumed its downward fall against the dollar despite the UK chancellor’s efforts to reassure markets about the resilience of the British economy this morning.
Boris Johnson, seen as one of the main contenders to replace David Cameron as UK prime minister, has suggested the worst of the markets turmoil is behind Britain, claiming “people’s pensions are safe, the pound is stable, markets are stable”.
For all the uncertainty Scotland faces with the cloud of Britain’s exit from the European Union, there could yet be a silver lining, according to UK lawmaker Mark Garnier.
One of the big questions following the UK’s referendum result in favour of leaving the European Union is how this will impact the legal and regulatory framework that financial services firms operating there will be expected to adhere in the future.
Government bonds are getting another boost this morning as post-Brexit market wobbles continue, while Spanish bonds are surging amid hopes a government can be formed after the weekend’s election.
Spain’s benchmark Ibex index has opened 2.5 per cent higher at the opening bell on Monday, after the country’s second general election in six months saw the ruling conservative Popular party increase its vote share.
Japan’s Nikkei share average recouped some of last week’s steep declines on Monday, as government officials stepped up warnings that they may intervene in currency markets to stabilise the yen after Britain voted to leave the European Union.