Brexit talks seemed to reach an end last week with Boris Johnson saying the UK should get ready to leave the EU with no trade deal in place although there seems to be optimism today that talks, in some form, could be revived. On Friday, Moody’s Investors Service downgraded the United Kingdom’s sovereign credit rating to Aa3 from Aa2. US stock index futures gained late Sunday as investors bet on more fiscal stimulus in the US after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she was optimistic about negotiations after speaking with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during the weekend.
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