Pound steady after EU grants Brexit extension
The pound steadied versus the dollar and London's stock market flattened on Monday after the European Union granted an extension to Brexit until the end of January.
Pound slips further as Johnson eyes poll to break Brexit log jam
Sterling extended losses Friday owing to renewed Brexit uncertainty after Boris Johnson proposed a general election to resolve the long-running saga, while Asian markets were mixed after a broadly positive week.
Pound falls before Brexit votes
The British pound fell Tuesday awaiting key Brexit votes on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's withdrawal agreement bill.
Pound dips as Brexit saga drags but hopes for deal lend support
Pound fell on Monday after MPs voted to delay passing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, though losses were limited by hopes the country can eventually avoid crashing out of the EU without a divorce agreement in place.
British pound rises on Brexit draft deal
Pound soared Thursday to within a whisker of $1.30, striking five-month peaks after the European Union reached a draft Brexit withdrawal deal with London.
Pound stands firm as Brexit hopes build, equities rise
The pound held most of its gains Wednesday after hitting a five-month high on growing hopes that Britain and the European Union are close to a Brexit deal, while equity markets remained buoyed despite signs of fresh China-US tensions over Hong Kong.
Pound resumes drop at start of key Brexit week
The British pound slid against the euro and dollar Monday, the start of a pivotal week for Britain and the European Union to strike a Brexit deal.
Pound sinks on Brexit impasse
The British pound dived Tuesday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly warned that a Brexit deal was "overwhelmingly unlikely," stoking fears of a disorderly and costly departure from the EU.