Pound sinks as Johnson says get ready for 'no-deal' Brexit
The British pound sank Friday, boosting London stocks after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned he was ready to walk away from European Union trade talks and prepare for a "no-deal" Brexit.
Pound nears one-month dollar low on Brexit woes
Sterling sank close to a one-month low against the dollar low on Tuesday as investors fretted over heightened Brexit tensions before crunch trade talks between London and Brussels.
Pound lower as UK mired in record recession
The British pound fell against the dollar and euro on Wednesday as official data showed Britain's coronavirus-ravaged economy suffering its deepest recession on record.
Pound hit as UK finance minister quits
The pound briefly retreated Thursday after UK finance minister Sajid Javid sensationally quit Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government, dealers said.
Pound slides on no-deal Brexit fears
Pound sank Tuesday on no-deal Brexit fears after Prime Minister Boris Johnson appeared set to outlaw any extension to a Brexit transition beyond the end of next year.
Pound slides on eve of UK election
The British pound slid Wednesday on the eve of a UK general election, as a fresh poll predicted Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling Conservatives would win a much smaller majority than previously forecast.
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 flat, most Asian markets down as Johnson's Brexit bid fails
The pound clawed back earlier losses Wednesday in Asia after Boris Johnson's failure to push through his Brexit deal fuelled fresh uncertainty, while regional equities ticked lower as investors took a step back after recent gains.