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Nicky Morgan: "This unregulated industry leaves investors facing numerous risks.”

The UK Treasury Committee released a report this week in which it sought to regulate the “Wild West” of the cryptocurrency industry in order to protect consumers and prevent money laundering.
"Longstanding UK shareholders may be forced to sell their stock" REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

David Cumming of Aviva Investors, one of Unilever’s largest shareholders, said it would vote against the company’s intentions to move its London headquarters to Rotterdam before Brexit.
BCC director general, Dr. Adam Marshall: “...the UK economy as a whole is set to grow at a snail’s pace”

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) director general, Dr. Adam Marshall, warned that by 2020, the UK economy will have had its second worst decade, mainly because of Brexit uncertainty.
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street in London. Image: REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Chancellor Philip Hammond said the UK would reject any “blind” Brexit deal offered by the EU and that he doesn’t know why Michel Barnier thinks they could come to an agreement soon.
Unilever headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Image: REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

Unilever released a prospectus announcing its intentions to move its headquarters from the UK to The Netherlands, possibly leaving the FTSE 100, if shareholders approve the move in a vote.

Aston Martin has appointed Penny Hughes its first female chair just as it prepares for a £5 billion stock market flotation on the London Stock Exchange.
ING CEO Ralph Hamers: "The bank is taking Full Responsibility”

Dutch bank ING CEO Ralph Hamers said the bank accepts full responsibility for inadequate crime prevention policies from 2010 to 2016, and the bank has agreed to pay €775 million in fines.

PACT survey data showed Netflix and Amazon Prime are a driving force behind a record £2.7B in UK television production industry revenues.
“ I am willing to do whatever else I can in order to promote both a smooth Brexit and an effective transition.” Image: Reuters/Matt Dunham

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has agreed to focus on a smooth Brexit for the British economy and remain at his position for a year longer than June 2018 when he had expected to step down.

Currency Analysts expect the British pound sterling to continue falling next to the euro as a result of U.K. manufacturing performance and the risk of a no-deal Brexit.