Sunday, 24th October 2021
Breaking News:


19 Feb
The British pound soared above $1.40 on Friday for the first time in almost three years, propelled by a vaccination drive that has boosted economic recovery hopes.
31 Dec 2020
The British pound surged Thursday to a 2.5-year dollar peak before Britain's long-awaited exit from the European single market, with a trade deal in the bag on the final trading day of a coronavirus-ravaged 2020.
24 Dec 2020
The pound and European stock markets rose Thursday with Britain and the EU finally expected to announce a post-Brexit trade deal.
23 Dec 2020
The British pound surged Wednesday against the dollar on optimism that London will finally reach a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union.
14 Dec 2020
Sterling rallied Monday after Britain and the European Union agreed to extend talks on a post-Brexit trade deal past a self-imposed deadline, while Asian markets were mixed as surging coronavirus infections tempered vaccine optimism.
11 Dec 2020
The British pound extended losses Friday to drop more than one percent against the dollar after Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned that a no-deal Brexit was "very, very likely".
7 Dec 2020
The pound slumped around one percent against the dollar and euro on Monday as post-Brexit trade talks between Britain and the European Union hung in the balance.
16 Oct 2020
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.
8 Sep 2020
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.
7 Sep 2020
The British pound sank Monday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson appeared to revive investor fears of a no-deal Brexit, dealers said.
12 Aug 2020
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.
13 Feb 2020
The pound briefly retreated Thursday after UK finance minister Sajid Javid sensationally quit Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government, dealers said.


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