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British businesses don’t believe in no-deal Brexit
The vast majority of UK businesses as well as individuals aren’t ready for a no-deal Brexit due to the fact that they don’t find it probable. That’s what the UK cabinet uncovered in a long-awaited analysis on Tuesday. However, the given attitude could back the disruption if it occurs, the government added.
In London, lawmakers are expected to approve a deal, which would soften the UK’s departure from the word’s number one trading bloc due on March 29. The likelihood of a disorderly departure is still real.
On Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May suggested that next month UK lawmakers would vote in favor of a delay.
Notwithstanding communications from the UK cabinet, there’s still little evidence that British companies are preparing for a no-deal scenario, and evidence ascertains that readiness of medium-sized and small businesses is quite low.
The short time before March 29 wouldn’t enable the UK cabinet to compensate for the outcomes of an undesirable no-deal Brexit.
One-in-for – that’s the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit from financial analysts’ point of view.
In November, Britain’s main financial institution disclosed a worst-case no-deal Brexit scenario, which revealed that the United Kingdom might suffer an even bigger economic hit than during the global financial downtime a decade ago.
Besides this, Tuesday's paper paid attention to the risks to particular industries, regions and individuals from a no-deal Brexit. Eventually, Northern Ireland would be affected harder and also for longer period than the rest of Great Britain on the condition the agreement is finally made.
By the way, other financial analysts stressed that their analysis resulted in rather a downbeat picture for the country’s businesses.
All attention on the market is on the Brexit process. Fears over the no-deal Brexit pushed the British pound deep down yesterday after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson claimed he was ready to abandon negotiations.
The market sentiment is mixed, and the US dollar is trading near the lowest levels for over two years. Let’s have a look at the main market movements today.
The market optimism waned amid stricter restrictions to control rising coronavirus infections. S&P 500 and Nasdaq dropped from the all-time highs, while the USD jumped higher.
S&P 500 skyrocketed to the all-time high on optimism that Biden’s fiscal stimulus will support economic growth and boost corporate earnings.
PMI reports from the EU, the UK, and the USA will be released during the day!