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Daily Briefing: EU offers May a Plan B

Mar 22 2019

LONDON As it dawned on European Union leaders during their talks with British PM Theresa May last night that she did not have a Plan B should her Brexit deal be defeated again, they reluctantly concluded that they needed to provide one for her.

Daily Briefing: Brexit - third time lucky for May's deal?

Mar 15 2019

LONDON March 29, once destined to go down as a milestone in British history, will now be a spring Friday much like any other - assuming of course the European Union begrudgingly agrees to the request to a Brexit delay that Britain has now accepted it will have to make.

Pound unimpressed as British lawmakers back Brexit delay

Mar 14 2019

LONDON Sterling retreated on Thursday as investors prepared for Prime Minister Theresa May to try again to win approval for her Brexit deal, after lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to seek a delay to the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe shares claw higher as investors hope UK rejects no-deal Brexit

Mar 13 2019

* World shares further off 4 1/2-month highs on slowdown fears

GLOBAL MARKETS-Equity markets stymied by signs of slowdown, Brexit chaos

Mar 13 2019

* Sterling rallies on hope lawmakers vote against no-deal Brexit (Updates throughout, changes byline, dateline)

Daily Briefing: Blame-shifting? May puts onus on EU

Mar 08 2019

LONDON British PM Theresa May will travel to the northern town of Grimsby, a Leave area whose once-thriving fishing fleet suffered under European Union quotas, for a speech in which she will once again put the onus on the EU to make concessions to avert a no-deal Brexit.

Sterling struggles as Brexit deadlock drags on

Mar 06 2019

LONDON The pound was stuck near a one-week low on Wednesday as a deadlock over Brexit fuelled concern that a vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed deal for Britain's EU departure could be delayed.

UPDATE 3-Pound falls as traders use Brexit doubts to take profits

Mar 05 2019

* Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv (Adds details, new chart, updates with latest prices)

Pound scales seven-month highs as no-deal Brexit fears fall

Feb 27 2019

LONDON Sterling rallied to its highest levels in seven months on Wednesday as investors ramped up bets that a no-deal Brexit was less likely and that Britain's departure from the European Union would be delayed.

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.

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