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Category: videosSource: videonewsindexJan 11th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 logs best week of 2017 as pound ‘falls out of bed’ on prospect of snap election

U.K. stocks head higher on Friday, boosted by a weaker pound, which slides further on growing speculation that the government will call a snap election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 6th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 rises as pound ‘falls out bed’ on prospect of snap election

U.K. stocks headed higher on Friday, boosted by a weaker pound that continued to fall on growing speculation the government will call a snap election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 6th, 2017

Pound Jumps as Markets Bring Forward BOE Rate-Rise Expectations - Bloomberg

BloombergPound Jumps as Markets Bring Forward BOE Rate-Rise ExpectationsBloombergThe pound surged and U.K. government bonds fell as the Bank of England said it sees scope for stimulus reduction in coming months, spu.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 14th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 swings higher after unexpected decline in inflation

U.K. stocks turn higher Tuesday, finding relief as the pound pulled back on data showing British inflation unexpectedly eased......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 18th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 jumps as U.K. election ends in a hung parliament

Most blue-chip stocks in the U.K. jumped Friday, carried higher as the pound fell to an seven-week low after the country’s general election leaves the British government with a hung parliament......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 9th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 futures swing higher as pound sinks to 7-week low

U.K. blue-chip stock futures are gaining ground Friday, carried higher as the pound fell to an seven-week low after the country’s general election leaves the British government with a hung parliament......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 9th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 ekes out all-time closing high as Brexit update flips pound lower

U.K. stocks end a choppy session slightly higher on Monday, finding slim relief in a weaker pound after the U.K. government announced when it would trigger the start of the so-called Brexit process......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2017

Tumbling Pound Rattles Global Markets; Chinese Stock Slide Forces Government Intervention

While US markets take the day off .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 16th, 2017

World Stocks Mostly Lower, Pound Slides to 10-Week Low

World stock markets are mostly lower while the British pound has fallen to a 10-week low on indications the government is inclined to opt for a full break away from the European Union's single market.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsJan 9th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 slides, under pressure from stronger pound and political angst

U.K. stocks are falling Friday, still feeling the pinch from sterling strength after the U.K. government lost a Brexit-related court ruling, keeping the FTSE 100 on course for its worst week in ten months......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 4th, 2016

London Markets: FTSE 100 slides after pound soars on Brexit uncertainty

The pound leaps, pressuring U.K. stocks after a high court rules the government can’t trigger the Brexit process without signoff from parliament......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 3rd, 2016

Brexit ruling tops Trump as tensions ease

The pound jumped on Thursday after a UK court ruled that parliament must approve a government decision to trigger Brexit, lifting European stocks and bond yields and easing tension in markets rattled by U.S election nerves. Sterling topped $1.24 for the f.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 3rd, 2016

OANDA MP – Oil Output Deal Looks Unlikely (Video)

Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks today’s speeches from Fed and ECB officials, the OPEC meeting in Algeria and the other stories that are moving financial markets. USD/CAD – Canadian Dollar Listless Ahead of US Durables GBP/USD – Pound Sub.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseSep 28th, 2016

London Markets: FTSE 100 wobbles into the close as pound rallies on Brexit progress

U.K. stocks significantly trimmed their gains and closed only marginally higher on Friday, weighed by a rise in the pound after a more positive tone came out of the EU summit in Brussels, seen as moving Brexit talks along......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 20th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 gains as U.S. budget vote pushes pound lower

U.K. stocks on Friday marched higher, in part courtesy of a sagging pound against the U.S. dollar, with the moves swinging the benchmark FTSE 100 toward a potential weekly rise.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 20th, 2017

Asia Markets: Asia-Pacific stocks start lower, edge back into positive territory

Early weakness in Japan, Australia and New Zealand stocks faded Friday morning, but Asia-Pacific markets overall lacked direction following weakness in Europe and swings on Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 19th, 2017

Europe Markets: Germany’s DAX rallies to another record close as euro slides

European stocks gain Wednesday, as falls in the euro and the pound helped exporters and offset disappointing financial updates from companies such as Zalando......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends higher as weak wages keep pound under pressure

A continued pullback in the pound helps push U.K. stocks higher Wednesday, as lackluster figures on British wages may help shape the Bank of England’s thinking on an interest-rate hike......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2017

Europe Markets: DAX heads for new record, as euro slide helps exporters

European stocks gained Wednesday, as falls in the euro and the pound helped exporters and offset disappointing financial updates from companies such as Zalando......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 rises as weak wages keep pound under pressure

A continued pullback in the pound helped push U.K. stocks higher Wednesday, as lackluster figures on British wages may help shape the Bank of England’s thinking on an interest-rate hike......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2017