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Sterling weakens after UK lawmakers quit PM May's party over Brexit

Feb 20 2019

LONDON Sterling weakened on Wednesday after three lawmakers defected from Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservative party in a move that could undermine her Brexit strategy.

Unloved and indebted, UK plc risks higher bond repayment costs from Brexit

Feb 14 2019

LONDON British companies with more than $130 billion (£102 billion) of debt to refinance this year are facing rising funding costs as a no-deal Brexit looms, with yields on some bonds now akin to those in emerging markets.

Daily Briefing: A way out for May - dare she take it?

Feb 08 2019

LONDON Between them, the European Union and Labour's Jeremy Corbyn have essentially shown Theresa May a way out of the Brexit deadlock. All she has to do is take on board the elements of a softer exit as set out in Corbyn's letter this week.

Sterling drops towards $1.29 as technical trigger fuels sell-off

Feb 05 2019

LONDON The British pound slumped to two-week lows on Tuesday after weak survey data and uncertainty about Brexit talks pushed it below a key market level, forcing some large investors to cut some bets.

Daily Briefing: Factories battling economic headwinds

Feb 01 2019

LONDON Manufacturing read-outs from key economies around the region this morning will show how factories fared in January under the clouds of trade tensions, Brexit uncertainty and volatile markets.

Sterling resilient as Britain pursues Brexit deal change

Jan 30 2019

LONDON Sterling recovered on Wednesday after declines triggered by the UK parliament's rejection of amendments to delay Brexit, as investors bet the government would still avoid exiting the European Union without an agreed divorce deal in place.

Unwinding a Big Short: Sterling finds even keel as Brexit endgame plays out

Jan 23 2019

LONDON Selling pounds has been a favourite game of the $5.1 trillion-a-day global currency market for over two years. But as the Brexit endgame plays out and 'worst case' scenarios ebb, market metrics and dynamics show sterling may have weathered the storm.

RPT-Better later: FX options signal more pound strength on Brexit delay signs

Jan 17 2019

Jan 16 Hard Brexit, soft Brexit, no Brexit - or maybe just later Brexit?

Better later - FX options signal more pound strength on Brexit delay signs

Jan 16 2019

Hard Brexit, soft Brexit, no Brexit - or maybe just later Brexit?

Better later: FX options signal more pound strength on Brexit delay signs

Jan 16 2019

Hard Brexit, soft Brexit, no Brexit - or maybe just later Brexit?

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