Quick heads up, market figures phase 2 is in the bag, but it is not so.
The Times leak yesterday was deliberate, that's how to soften a hard stance, drip feed it - just like the divorce bill.
Realty check: The citizen rights and leaving amount (to be paid over x years) are sorted - the Ireland aspect is still very much in the air - there has been positive movement, week ahead is crucial.
Eur/Gbp will likely see some movement.
At the beginning of this thread I noted the unusual coherence amongst the 27, there has been an attempt to isolate, divide and conquer, but the 27 remain as one, likened to as a "family" today - remarkable to say the least.
"Let me say very clearly: If the UK offer is unacceptable for Ireland, it will also be unacceptable for the EU. I realise that for some British politicians this may be hard to understand," - Donald Tusk today.