Investors say the UK-EU trade deal leaves the UK facing many economic uncertainties. A stalled US COVID-19 relief bill in Congress is also keeping investors edgy. The British pound hovered below a two-and-a-half-year high on Friday after the United Kingdom and the
Strategists say much of the optimism over a Brexit trade deal was already baked into the price of sterling. For nearly half a decade, the pound has been whipsawed by Brexit negotiations – yet news that a trade deal has been reached
Asian shares and the British pound rose on Thursday ahead of the Christmas break, as the UK and the European Union closed in on a free-trade deal and investors placed bets on global economic recovery prospects. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares
The pound strengthened 1.1 percent to $1.3501 after the news of a breakthrough. A trading deal the City of London has sweated over for almost half a decade looks like it’s finally here — eliciting a cheer across U.K. assets. With Britain
Concerns about a new strain of coronavirus in the U.K. drove the British pound to its biggest loss since March, though the currency pared much of the loss after Prime Minister Boris Johnson made another offer to salvage Brexit talks. Sterling tumbled 2.5% to
Sources familiar with the trade talks told Bloomberg Britain had tabled a more generous fishing offer after saying it would not budge on the issue. The EU’s negotiating team led by Michel Barnier is considering the new offer. The report came just
Sterling extended earlier gains against the US dollar, trading last up 0.7 percent on the day at $1.3257, having touched a two-month high of $1.3269 this morning. Money markets have pushed back expectations UK interest rates will turn negative, to June 2021
Father and son duo Adam and Rhys were back on The Million Pound Cube this evening as they hoped to pocket some serious cash. Having already appeared on Thursday’s episode, the two had already impressed host Phillip Schofield and ITV viewers alike
The Million Pound Cube continued with Phillip Schofield, 58, welcoming father and son duo Rhys and Adam to the show. The pair were hoping they could get their hands on a big money prize, each taking away a share of the winnings.
Taking to Twitter, one viewer said: “They were stitched up with the hardest games #TheMillionPoundCube.” “This is a tough game for game one. They can’t afford to lose another life and waste their swap. I think he’s got it this time #TheMillionPoundCube,” agreed another.