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Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Friday, November 16

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Friday, November 16

Earlier this week U.K PM Theresa May agreed a draft Brexit withdrawal agreement with Brussels. Her cabinet backed it on Wednesday – but there have since been resignations.

Six government ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, one of the architects of the deal, quit yesterday, raising the possibility that she could face an open challenge to her leadership.

UK Retail Sales Bounce Back in October

UK Retail Sales Bounce Back in October

This morning's data showed that UK retail sales rebounded last month, as the strong performance of the second-hand sector offset a drop in sales of clothes and footwear.