Financial Services Will Be at Heart of Brexit Talks

British finance minister Philip Hammond reiterated on Tuesday that he wanted to prioritise the country’s financial services sector in talks about the country’s new relationship with the European Union.

“I certainly have been seeking to reassure financial services businesses that we will put their needs at the heart of the negotiation with the European Union,” Hammond told parliament.

“We understand their needs for market access. We also understand their needs to be able to engage the right skilled people,” he said.

Reuters

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
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