City of London a Priority in Brexit Talks

Getting the best deal for the City of London will be an “absolute priority” in Brexit trade talks with the European Union, Britain’s financial services minister said on Tuesday.

At a banking conference on Britain’s EU exit in the heart of London’s financial district, senior industry figures set out a range of concerns but stressed the need to respect June’s referendum result.

Britain is due to begin formal exit negotiations with the EU by the end of March to reshape the relationship with its biggest trading partner.


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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Currency Analyst at OANDA
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 Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. 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.