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  • The U.S. dollar index has now erased most of the day's gains in the wake of the decision.

  • Dealers cited Trade Minister Liam Fox's promise that Britain hoped to adopt the European Union's free trade agreements with around 40 countries after it leaves the bloc rather than negotiate new deals as a positive for the pound. A Guardian story also outlined a Brussels report that said EU negotiators must strike a "workable" deal with Theresa Mays...

  • LONDON, Feb 1- Sterling inched higher along with other major currencies on Wednesday after falls in the dollar in the previous session driven by comments suggesting the Trump White House would prefer a weaker currency. Members of Parliament conclude a two-day debate on Brexit with a vote at 1900 GMT that so far looks set to proceed with the government's plan to...

  • LONDON, Feb 1- Sterling inched higher along with other major currencies on Wednesday after falls in the dollar in the previous session driven by comments suggesting the Trump White House would prefer a weaker currency. Members of Parliament conclude a two-day debate on Brexit with a vote at 1900 GMT that so far looks set to proceed with the government's plan to...

  • LONDON, Feb 1- Sterling inched higher along with other major currencies on Wednesday after falls in the dollar in the previous session driven by comments suggesting the Trump White House would prefer a weaker currency. Members of Parliament conclude a two-day debate on Brexit with a vote at 1900 GMT that so far looks set to proceed with the government's plan to...

  • UK equities benefiting form a weaker pound

    Lucy MacDonald, CIO of global equities at Allianz Global Investors, discusses the U.K. equity market and how that may change as Brexit gets underway.

  • The U.S. dollar tumbled against key rivals on Tuesday and was on course for its worst month since March.

  • LONDON, Jan 31- Sterling pounced on a wounded dollar on Tuesday, as it recovered from disappointing consumer credit data to cap its best January since 2011.. Bank of England figures on Tuesday showed consumers slowed the pace of borrowing in December for the first time in five months, an early sign that households might be reining in their spending as inflation...

  • LONDON, Jan 31- Sterling fell by almost a full cent on Tuesday after weaker than expected data on consumer credit added to a handful of tentative signs that the UK economy may finally be slowing on the back of last year's Brexit vote. The Bank of England figures on Tuesday showed consumers slowed the pace of borrowing in December for the first time in five months, an...

  • LONDON, Jan 31- Sterling steadied on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a two-day debate in Britain's lower house of parliament over the triggering of formal negotiations that will take the country out of the European Union. The pound was flat on the day around $1.25, some way off last week's five-week high of $1.2674. British Prime Minister Theresa May's...

  • UK one of the most active bond issuers in 2017

    Nick Smith-Saville, head of European research at Mergermarket Group, speaks about how the U.K.'s issuing of government bonds will change with Brexit.

  • The dollar fell against the Japanese yen following a weekend of headlines relating to President Trump's executive orders on immigration.

  • *Sugar market shrugs off output data from Brazil. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 30- Arabica coffee futures on ICE eased on Monday, extending last week's losses after top grower Brazil received beneficial rain, while New York cocoa inched down to the lowest in nearly four years as the British pound dipped. Robusta supplies have tightened following poor crops in Brazil and...

  • *Graphic: sterling and gilt yields http://bit.ly/2dgAXn1. LONDON, Jan 30- Britain's pound weakened on Monday, marking its first three-day fall against the dollar this year and putting it on the back foot ahead of Thursday's first Bank of England meeting of 2017.. "Carney will probably reiterate his line that there are limits to tolerance of above-target...

  • LONDON, Jan 30- Britain's pound fell on Monday, setting it on course for its first three-day fall against the dollar of the year and putting it on the back foot ahead of Thursday's first Bank of England meeting of 2017.. The BoE is widely expected to revise up its short-term growth and inflation forecasts following reassuring recent UK data, but the uncertainty...

  • LONDON, Jan 30- Britain's pound fell on Monday, setting it on course for its first three-day fall against the dollar of the year and putting it on the back foot ahead of Thursday's first Bank of England meeting of 2017.. The BoE is widely expected to revise up its short-term growth and inflation forecasts following reassuring recent UK data, but the uncertainty...

  • LONDON, Jan 30- Britain's pound fell on Monday, setting it on course for its first three-day fall against the dollar of the year and putting it on the back foot ahead of Thursday's first Bank of England meeting of 2017.. The BoE is widely expected to revise up its short-term growth and inflation forecasts following reassuring recent UK data, but the uncertainty...

  • The dollar rose against the yen, once again buoyed by expectations that President Trump would deliver on his campaign promise.

  • LONDON, Jan 27- Sterling slipped from a five-week high on Friday but remained on track for one of its strongest weeks since mid-November, with investors setting aside their Brexit concerns to focus on signs the British economy is growing robustly. Consumer confidence showed its biggest monthly improvement since last summer in January, data showed, adding to a...

  • LONDON, Jan 27- Sterling slipped from a five-week high on Friday but remained on track for one of its strongest weeks since mid-November, with investors setting aside their Brexit concerns to focus on signs the British economy is growing robustly. Consumer confidence showed its biggest monthly improvement since last summer in January, data showed, adding to a...