What Investors Need To Know About The U.K. Election Results (EWU)

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From Invesco: One year after the Brexit referendum and two years after the Scottish independence referendum, UK voters have surprised the country and the markets once again, with a dramatically different election outcome than suggested by almost every poll: Instead of an enlarged Conservative Party majority, which Prime Minister (PM) Theresa May wanted to see, the result of the June 8 general election is a “hung parliament” — no party controls a majority.
NYSE:EWU June 11, 2017 6:27am

United Kingdom Plunges Back Into Political Uncertainty (EWU)

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From Franklin Templeton Investments: In the sort of unexpected twist that observers have come to expect from elections recently, UK voters have dealt a bitter blow to Prime Minister Theresa May, robbing her of her narrow parliamentary majority.
NYSE:EWU June 9, 2017 6:25am

Technicals Show Downside Potential For British Stocks

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From Chris Kimble: Below looks at the FTSE 100 index from London, over the past 30-years. The long-term trend in this important index from Europe remains up, as it has created a series of highs lower and higher highs, since the 2009 lows.
NYSE:EWU May 3, 2017 6:19am

Pullback In Key U.K. Stock Index Provides New Buying Opportunity

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From Dana Lyons: The UK’s FTSE-100 dropped to once again test the level of last year’s breakout to all-time high.
NYSE:EWU April 25, 2017 6:25am

Brexit Curveball: May Calls For Surprise June General Election

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From Tyler Durden: In a stunning development, Theresa May announced she would seek an early general election for Britain on June 8 to obtain a direct mandate to take the country through the Brexit divorce with the EU. The decision, which comes just three weeks after the prime minister began the formal Brexit process, has shocked British politicians as they returned from their Easter break.
NYSE:EWU April 18, 2017 6:53am

U.K. ETFs In Focus On Brexit Day

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The iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (NYSE:EWU) is in focus today, as British Prime Minister Theresa May kicks off two years of negotiations for her nation to leave the European Union.
NYSE:EWU March 29, 2017 9:58am

Trouble Brewing For U.K. Stocks Ahead Of Brexit Process?

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From BlackRock: The UK is set to formally begin the Brexit process this week. Isabelle Mateos y Lago explains what this could mean for the UK economy and markets.
NYSE:EWU March 28, 2017 7:54am

Is Europe’s Populist Surge Over?

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From Franklin Templeton Investments: Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group’s David Zahn examines the issue of populism in Europe, including Dutch elections and a possible second Scottish referendum.
NYSE:EWU March 17, 2017 6:28am

Scottish Referendum Throws Another Curveball For U.K. Markets

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From Boris Schlossberg: The British pound woke up on the wrong side of the bed at the start of this week’s trading in the currency market. The single currency tumbled below 1.2400 on reports that Scotland may call for a second vote on whether to secede from the United Kingdom.
NYSE:EWU March 1, 2017 6:31am

Here’s Where The Brexit Saga Stands Right Now

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From Boris Schlossberg: Britain’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the government of Prime Minister May must seek Parliamentary approval before triggering Article 50. But the widely-anticipated ruling turned out to be a dud for the markets as the pound saw little reaction to the news.
NYSE:EWU January 25, 2017 7:23am

U.K. ETFs In Focus As Pound Surges Amid Brexit Announcement

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From Tyler Durden: Having plunged to flash-crash lows on Sunday night following leaks of UK PM Theresa May's Brexit speech, cable is soaring this morning as she delivered the speech confirming that both houses of Parliament will vote on the final Brexit deal.
NYSE:EWU January 17, 2017 9:42am

Brexit Fears Overdone? IMF Boosts U.K. Growth Outlook

British flagFollowing many other analysts' recent leads, the International Monetary Fund lifted its 2016 GDP forecast for the United Kingdom, in the latest sign that negative effects from the Brexit may not be nearly as bad as originally feared.
NYSE:EWU October 4, 2016 10:38am

FTSE 100 Set for Weekly Losses as Big Winning Streak Ends

Earlier this week, the FTSE 100 broke an eight-day winning streak, and the benchmark British index looks set to post weekly losses when it closes later today.
NYSE:EWU August 19, 2016 7:11am

Bank of England’s First QE Operation Fails to Find Enough Bond Sellers

Image of Britain's union jack flagFrom Tyler Durden: The Bank of England's resumption of its bond buying program failed to find enough long-term bond sellers today, in a sign that completing the program may prove much more difficult than anticipated.
NYSE:EWU August 10, 2016 7:25am

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