UK source dismisses report Kwarteng will ask banks not to bet against sterling

New British Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng walks outside Number 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain September 6, 2022. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo

LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - A source at Britain's finance ministry dismissed a Sky News report that finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng would ask financiers not to bet against the pound during a meeting with bankers on Wednesday.

The Treasury did not immediately have an on-the-record comment on the report.

Reporting by William James and Elizabeth Piper, editing by David Milliken

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