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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

Europe Markets: European stocks edge lower as techs fall, but U.K. blue chips rise

European stocks turned lower Monday, pulling back from a one-month as tech stocks sagged, but continued pressure on the pound helped British blue-chips outperform its regional rivals......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch21 hr. 11 min. ago

London Markets: FTSE 100 leads the way in Europe, driven higher by softer pound

Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. rose, trading around two-week highs as bank shares bulked up and as the pound remained under pressure......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch22 hr. 26 min. ago

Textiles Ministry identifies 13 nations to increase global export share

The government has identified 13 countries as target markets where products like handicrafts, jute, cotton, textiles and apparel can be showcased through exhibitions to increase their visibility and exports. The target markets i.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 10th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 edges down as Brexit breakthrough lifts the pound

London-listed bank shares climb after British and European officials strike a deal on issues surrounding Brexit, but the benchmark FTSE 100 was hurt by strength in the pound......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 8th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 slammed as British pound advances on Brexit-deal hopes

U.K. stocks end lower Thursday, with pressure on miners after a warning that Chinese banks may not have enough capital to weather potential losses. Investors, meanwhile, watched for any news about Brexit negotiations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2017

The UK government is giving AI startups access to serious computation power at a new "Machine Intelligence Garage"

AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to boost the UK gross domestic product by £232 billion, according to PwC. But AI startups in the UK say they're being constrai.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2017

Political Risk Returns: Volatile Markets Close Mixed

Investor anxieties over the tax bill, the Russia investigation and a potential government shutdown roiled stocks Wednesday. The Dow and S&P 500 fell; the Nasdaq inched into the green......»»

Category: topSource: investingdailyDec 6th, 2017