Candidate for PM Leadsom Says Brexit Talks Should Be Short

Talks over Britain’s departure from the EU should be as short as possible to avoid prolonged uncertainty, prime ministerial candidate Andrea Leadsom said on Monday as she launched her leadership bid.

Leadsom, second-favourite in the race to succeed David Cameron, was a leading figure in the campaign to leave the EU. Her position differs from favourite Theresa May, who backed the “Remain” campaign and believes Article 50, which starts the formal process of EU withdrawal, might not be invoked until next year.

Reuters

Craig Erlam
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the BBC and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, FOX Business and BNN. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.