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  • LONDON, Jan 18- The pound weakened on Friday as investors took profits after a stellar rally that set the currency up for its biggest weekly gain against the euro in more than a year on growing confidence that a no-deal Brexit can be avoided. "The market is pricing out the risk of hard Brexit and some kind of agreement... so against this background, you'd expect sterling...

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    The dollar held firm against its rivals on Friday, set for its first weekly gain since mid-December on optimism about talks to end the trade war between China and the United States.

  • LONDON, Jan 17- The British pound rose to a two-month high against the euro on Thursday, extending recent gains on growing expectations that Britain can avoid a no-deal Brexit. The Labour Party could back a second Brexit referendum if its proposals for leaving the EU are shunned by the government and a no-deal scenario looks likely, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn...

  • LONDON, Jan 17- The British pound rose to a two-month high against the euro on Thursday, extending recent gains on growing expectations that Britain can avoid a no-deal Brexit. The Labour Party could back a second Brexit referendum if its proposals for leaving the EU are shunned by the government and a no-deal scenario looks likely, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn...

  • LONDON, Jan 17- The British pound rose to a two-month high against the euro, extending recent gains on growing expectations that Britain can avoid a no-deal Brexit. The Labour Party could back a second Brexit referendum if its proposals for leaving the EU are shunned by the government and a no-deal scenario looks likely, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on...

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    The U.S. dollar rose on Thursday against a euro dragged lower by soft economic data, while the pound took off on hopes of a second referendum on Britain's membership in the European Union.

  • LONDON, Jan 17- Sterling hovered just off two-month highs against the euro and the dollar on Thursday as uncertainty crept back in a day after British Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in parliament. Lawmakers backed May's government 325 to 306, just 24 hours after handing her European Union withdrawal deal a crushing defeat that left Britain's...

  • LONDON, Jan 17- The New Zealand dollar moved the most among major currencies on Thursday, falling to a week's low on renewed fears over global growth, while sterling dipped as the British government struggled to find consensus over how to exit the European Union. A quiet trading session in Asia grew livelier in the Europe, with the dollar hitting the day's high of...

  • TOKYO, Jan 17- The dollar took a breather on Thursday following its recent strong gains against key rivals, while sterling steadied after British Prime Minister Theresa May's government won a no-confidence vote in parliament. Data this week showed Germany barely avoided slipping into recession in 2018' s second half, and European Central Bank chief Mario...

  • Investor: The pound has endured the worst

    Tim Seymour of Seymour Asset Management says the pound could "looks interesting" because the market has priced in an outcome that is too pessimistic.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 16- The dollar rose against the euro on Wednesday as worries about the euro zone economy dented the single currency, while sterling was steady after British Prime Minister Theresa May's government won a no-confidence vote in parliament. Data this week showed Germany barely escaped a recession in the second half of 2018 and European Central Bank...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 16- Major world stock indexes rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 supported by sharply higher U.S. bank shares after strong earnings, while the pound was up after British Prime Minister Theresa May's government won a confidence vote in parliament. That should allow her to attempt to create a consensus among lawmakers on an agreement on Britain's...

  • UK government survives no-confidence vote by thin majority

    CNBC's Willem Marx reports on the results of the no-confidence vote in the House of Commons. Prime Minister Theresa May survived the vote, 325 to 306.

  • UK Prime Minister Theresa May speaks after surviving no-confidence vote

    The United Kingdom's prime minister, Theresa May, survived a vote of no-confidence on the House of Commons after a massive Brexit defeat.

  • Here's what the US and UK have in common

    CNBC's "Power Lunch" team is joined by Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group, to discuss the possible outcomes for the United Kingdom's no-confidence vote in the Parliament.

  • *Investors see growing likelihood of delay in UK leaving EU. NEW YORK, Jan 16- Major world stock indexes rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 supported by gains in U.S. bank stocks after strong earnings, while the pound was steady ahead of a no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May's government. Investors saw potential for legislative deadlock...

  • *Investors see growing likelihood of delay in UK leaving EU. NEW YORK, Jan 16- Major world stock indexes rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 supported by gains in U.S. bank stocks after strong earnings, while the pound edged up ahead of a no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May's government. Investors saw potential for legislative deadlock forcing...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 16- The dollar rose against the euro on Wednesday as the single currency was pushed lower by worries about the euro zone economy, while sterling was strong ahead of a no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May's government. Earlier this week, data showed Germany barely escaped a recession in the second half of 2018 and European Central...

  • *UK PM May loses historic vote, no-confidence motion called. LONDON, Jan 16- The euro hit a seven-week low against the pound and fell against the dollar on Wednesday, pushed lower by worries about the euro zone economy while sterling was strong ahead of a no-confidence vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May's government. May faced the vote on Wednesday after a...

  • LONDON, Jan 16- The British government and UK politics have rarely been in a more shambolic state, but Brexit chaos may not be the disaster for sterling you might think. The Bank of England won't raise rates this year either, and will only hike a quarter of a percentage point by August next year, according to money market pricing. Prime Minister Theresa May suffered...