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Sterling’s up and ready to swing hard

The pound has become a broad risk proxy, all the more reason to watch for reversals

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Why sterling remains resilient

Sterling still hasn't collapsed

Pound places a small premium on control

Sterling longs spy another short-lived opportunity

Sterling finds meaning in tonight’s vote

Could Wednesday’s votes turn out to be quite meaningful?

February 27, 2019 12:36 PM

Sterling's soft-Brexit boost nears limit

Prime Minister expected to rule out a no-deal Brexit in Commons speech

Daily Brexit update: Here we go again

If outcomes for tonight's vote can be predicted at all...

Daily Brexit update: May faces ‘No Confidence’ though markets have lots

For the second time in two years the British government is on the brink of collapse, but markets are, overall, buoyant.

UK markets on edge as Brexit deal splinters

The worst-case scenario for the Brexit deal has been avoided for now, but prospects and markets remain in a state of volatile flux.

Sterling volatility crowns Brexit unknowns

Sterling volatility is one sure thing whilst Brexit uncertainty reigns.

November 12, 2018 02:17 PM

Stocks falter as lira wobbles

Lira after-tremors push investors back to the side lines.

Sterling fades through “backstop” deal

Britain and the EU’s “backstop” agreement to avoid a harder border for Northern Ireland does not guarantee “backsliding” can be avoided

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European markets less complacent after Italian election

European markets dropped their air of complacency after Eurosceptic parties outshone the establishment in Italy's general election

Idea of the Day: Preparing for volatile markets

Most people think of volatility as only relevant when markets decline and the Vix spikes, but this is not the full picture. Volatility is also high when the Vix drops and markets shoot higher, as we saw on Monday.

August 15, 2017 10:56 AM

BoE Super Thursday: stocks to watch

Whilst investors discount the likelihood of much market impact Bank of England’s ‘Super Thursday’, the bank has made one significant policy tweak in recent days.