British pound slips below multi-year high after Brexit deal

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

British pound plunges amid COVID mutation, Brexit fears

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