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Britain, EU Launch Brexit Talks; Oil Bounces Higher After Last Week’s Losses
Published June 19, 2017
Britain's Brexit minister, David Davis, and the European Union's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, are due to start negotiations over Britain's departure from the bloc in Brussels today, a two-year divorce process ending March 2019
New York Fed Chief William Dudley, a close ally of Fed Chair Janet Yellen, will kick off a busy week of Fed speakers today with a talk to business and community leaders in Plattsburgh, New York at 8:00AM ET
French President Emmanuel Macron's government promised today to renew politics in France; final official results show he has won the commanding parliamentary majority he needs to be able to push through his far-reaching pro-growth reforms
Global stock markets were mostly higher to start the day as investors shifted their attention to political events across Europe
Oil prices bounced back this morning but gains were limited as the market weighed ongoing efforts by major producers to cut output and reduce a global glut against a seemingly relentless increase in US drilling activity