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European trading week starts on a cautious note
European shares started the week on a cautious footing, in most cases only barely higher, with caution spilling over from Wall Street over whether the Federal Reserve will cut rates by as much as the market expects or not. These concerns dominated currency trading too, helping the dollar trade higher against the pound, the euro and the yen.
FTSE propped up by Trump's trade olive branch
President Trump’s softening stance towards Huawei, his olive branch to China, helped global stock markets turn the corner overnight from a 1.1% drop in the DJIA at Thursday’s close to a rally in DJIA futures this morning.
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Sterling delays the inevitable
It’s easy to predict things will have to get a lot worse before they return to any semblance of ‘better’.
Trade tensions, PM's future and elections weigh on markets
The FTSE is trading lower and the pound is 0.4% weaker as the Prime Minister’s future hangs in the balance and European elections start.
New trade war front threatens European stocks
The FTSE is under pressure after the US opened a new trade war front, this time against the EU over subsidies for aircraft maker Airbus. The CAC where Airbus is listed is still in positive territory despite a decline in the aircraft maker's shares and some of its major suppliers.
Compromised “compromise” caps sterling relief
Last night's razor thin breakthrough just changes the flavour of uncertainty
Sterling also looks wary of extensions
Theresa May will request another Article 50 extension beyond 12th April
Glimmer of light underpins sterling
What light through yonder window breaks? (For sterling, at least)
Brexit update: Sterling signals say ‘Any certainty will do’
Parliament looks set to wrest control of Brexit from the government, but the pound is not exactly euphoric
Daily Brexit update: Extension request and rejection duress
It’s back to the drawing board for Downing Street - again
Sterling’s very British constitutional crisis
As ‘constitutional crises’ go, it’s a fairly relaxed one, in sterling.
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Sterling in suspense as speaker blocks MV3
The Speaker of the House of Commons has questioned the ‘legitimacy’ of government plans
Sterling dazed but unfazed by Cox’s bombshell
Another reminder that Brexit complacency is inadvisable.
Daily Brexit update: Late-night flights for sterling and May
The night before another 'meaningful vote', sterling is on a tear