London stocks jump on weak pound, strong BP profits
London's stock market rallied Tuesday to a new two-month peak, supercharged by a Brexit-hit pound and energy giant BP's surging annual profits, dealers said.
Pound falls as May plans fresh Brexit assault
The pound dropped Monday following weak UK construction data and as Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to try and finally unlock the Brexit stalemate.
Pound stands firm after May loss, London stocks edge up
The pound held its ground Wednesday and London's FTSE opened higher after the record defeat of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan, as investors consider the next developments in the long-running saga.
Pound hits seven-week high on eve of vital Brexit vote
The British pound on Monday hit a seven-week high against the dollar as UK Prime Minister Theresa May delivered an upbeat speech on the eve of a key Brexit vote which she is expected to lose, dealers said.
Pound regains ground as Brexit storm rages
The pound rebounded against the dollar Friday, a day after a severe shellacking, as some investors were willing to bet on Prime Minister Theresa May getting a controversial Brexit draft deal through parliament, dealers said. Even as dark clouds continued to gather over the prime minister's political future, many felt she might just get enough…
Pound plunges as UK ministers quit over Brexit deal
The pound plunged against the dollar and euro Thursday after ministers, including Britain's Brexit secretary Dominic Raab, quit in protest against a draft deal to exit the EU.
Pound surges as post-Brexit transition deal sealed
The pound rose Monday after Britain and the EU reached a landmark deal on a two-year transition after Brexit that will buy businesses and citizens time to adjust to life after the divorce.
Pound recovers as world supports Britain in spy case
The British pound recovered Friday from weakness prompted by a Russian decision to expel British diplomats, as the world rallied in support for London in a crisis sparked by the poisoning of a double agent, analysts said.