Article 50: Theresa May takes first step towards Brexit

Will Article 50 cause volatility as Theresa May pulls the trigger?
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Sterling rallies as markets await political and monetary developments

The Brexit bill back in the House of Commons, with MPs expected to vote on whether to accept or reject two House of Lords amendments. ‎

Colin Cieszynski13 March 2017

Europe to open slightly higher after late US rebound

The pound has come under pressure in Asia, with reports suggesting that the Scottish government could look to call another independence referendum next year.

CMC Markets27 February 2017

Will Article 50 derail UK banks' recovery?

The past 12 months have seen UK banks start to show signs of a turnaround in sentiment as the majority attempt to put previous mistakes behind them.

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Learn more about Article 50

Read our informative articles and learn more about Article 50, including a timeline of key events, the possible outcomes and main players involved in negotiations.

How will the negotiations work?

Find out what Article 50 means and see the possible scenarios following the culmination of discussions.

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Sterling volatility to remain as Article 50 is triggered

Read our Chief Market Analyst Michael Hewson's view on the effect Article 50 could have on sterling.

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The headline players

Learn about the political players from both sides likely to play a key role in the Article 50 negotiations.

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Article 50 negotiations video

See our short video summarising how the UK's negotiations with the EU will work.

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Article 50 negotiations – the possible outcomes

Learn more about the potential outcomes following the two-year negotiation period with our infographic.

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Brexit & Article 50: the key dates

See our overview of key dates in the Brexit process, starting from David Cameron's 2013 referendum commitment.

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