Stephanie Kelly

Groundhog Day at the Brexit corral

The issues on Brexit remain the same. Deep divisions in the Conservative Party will continue to challenge Theresa May’s ability to get her withdrawal agreement through Parliament.

The European Union’s unwillingness to renegotiate illustrates the rules-based approach of European negotiators. Any changes are overwhelmingly likely to be cosmetic rather than substantive.

Trump’s trade war: the view from Washington DC

Trade was the word on everyone’s lips during my recent trip to Washington DC and the mood there was grim. The US and China trade war is going to get worse before it gets better and our assumption is that all Chinese imports will be subject to tariffs sooner or later.