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Maiya Keidan

Pound rises as rebellion against Brexit treaty breach grows

Sep 15 2020

LONDON Sterling rose after better-than-expected jobs data on Tuesday and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced opposition within his party to proposed legislation that would breach the Brexit treaty.

Pound sinks as UK steps up no-deal Brexit preparations

Sep 08 2020

LONDON Sterling fell more than 1% against the dollar on Tuesday as fears grew that Britain was preparing to undercut its Brexit divorce treaty and torpedo trade talks with the European Union.

Pound sinks to 2-week lows as UK stance seen jeopardising EU trade talks

Sep 08 2020

* Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv

Dollar weakness lifts pound to eight-month highs before Bailey's speech

Sep 01 2020

LONDON The British pound scaled eight-month highs above $1.34 on Tuesday as broad-based dollar weakness deepened in the wake of a new Federal Reserve policy framework that suggests U.S. interest rates will remain at record lows for the foreseeable future.

Hedge fund Oceanwood urges UK government to promote rail transport

Sep 01 2020

LONDON British hedge fund manager Oceanwood Capital Management has written to the UK government, asking it to redirect public transport policy towards railways rather than short-haul flights and cross-channel ferry transport.

CORRECTED-Hedge fund Oceanwood urges UK government to promote rail transport

Sep 01 2020

LONDON, Sept 1 British hedge fund manager Oceanwood Capital Management has written to the UK government, asking it to redirect public transport policy towards railways rather than short-haul flights and cross-channel ferry transport.

Hedge funds in long haul to tackle lack of Black money managers

Aug 25 2020

LONDON When the death of George Floyd forced companies to reflect on why there were so few Black people in their senior ranks, top banks and private equity firms pledged to do better.

Hedge funds in long haul to tackle lack of Black money managers

Aug 24 2020

* Hedge funds say do not disclose Black diversity data - survey

Hedge funds make $1 billion from bets against travel companies

Aug 13 2020

LONDON Hedge funds betting against travel stocks this year made profits of $1.01 billion (771.94 million pounds) to end-July, and have $2.98 billion in short positions outstanding in the industry, regulatory filings and investment bank stock lending data shows.

Hedge funds make $1 bln from bets against travel companies

Aug 13 2020

LONDON, Aug 13 Hedge funds betting against travel stocks this year made profits of $1.01 billion to end-July, and have $2.98 billion in short positions outstanding in the industry, regulatory filings and investment bank stock lending data shows.

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