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16 Oct 2019
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.
15 Oct 2019
The pound rallied Tuesday after the European Union's top Brexit negotiator flagged the possibility of a divorce deal this week, reviving hopes Britain could avoid crashing out of the bloc.
14 Oct 2019
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.
8 Oct 2019
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.
13 Sep 2019
The British pound hit a seven-week high against the dollar Friday on easing fears of a no-deal Brexit.
10 Sep 2019
The pound bounced Tuesday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson again failed to get MPs to back a snap election.
5 Sep 2019
The British pound topped $1.23 on Thursday, hitting a one-month peak on fading prospects of a "no deal" Brexit after a series of parliamentary votes tore up Prime Minister Boris Johnson's hardline stance.
4 Sep 2019
The pound rebounded further Wednesday, but gains were capped by investor anxiety after Brexit turmoil sent the currency tumbling and set the stage for a potential snap UK election next month.
3 Sep 2019
The British pound slid below $1.20 on Tuesday for the first time since the start of 2017, as the UK faces a possible general election amid Brexit turmoil.
2 Sep 2019
UK manufacturing fuelled by Brexit uncertainty and wider global growth weakness, traders said.
28 Aug 2019
The pound slumped more than one percent versus the dollar and euro Wednesday as Britain's government moved to extend the suspension of parliament, increasing the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit.
23 Jul 2019
The pound bounced briefly higher Tuesday before falling back again after arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson was announced as Britain's next prime minister.

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