British people would rather stop Brexit than leave the EU with Boris Johnson’s deal

Just one-in-five British people would choose to leave the EU with Boris Johnson’s deal as their preferred Brexit outcome. Cancelling Brexit altogether remains the most popular outcome among British voters. Just 14% would prefer to leave the EU without a deal. UK Members of Parliament are due to vote on whether to accept Johnson’s Brexit […]

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Mysterious traders may have made $3.5 billion off stock bets timed to Trump’s trade-war comments, Vanity Fair finds

According to Vanity Fair, prior to crucial points that have swung the trade war, investors traded thousands of electronically traded futures contracts on the S&P 500. In one case, Vanity Fair said, a trader or a group of traders, made $1.8 billion after buying 420,000 e-minis just before Trump announced talks “were back on track” […]

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Mysterious traders may have made $3.5 billion off stock bets timed to Trump’s trade-war comments, Vanity Fair finds

According to Vanity Fair, prior to crucial points that have swung the trade war, investors traded thousands of electronically traded futures contracts on the S&P 500. In one case, Vanity Fair said, a trader or a group of traders, made $1.8 billion after buying 420,000 e-minis just before Trump announced talks “were back on track” […]

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Thousands converge on Barcelona for fifth day of Catalan protests

BARCELONA — Hundreds of thousands of pro-independence supporters from across Spain’s northeastern region of Catalonia are expected to pour into Barcelona on Friday, as unions called for a general strike on the fifth day of protests following the jailing of nine separatist leaders. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost

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Japan won’t join U.S. coalition to protect Middle East shipping, will send own force

TOKYO — Japan said on Friday it will not join any U.S. coalition to protect merchant vessels in Middle Eastern waterways, but will instead send a separate force of ships and planes to guard ships supplying Japan from the key oil-producing region. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost

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