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Pound weakens as PM May loses latest Brexit vote

Sterling was stuck near one-month lows on Thursday after Prime Minister Theresa May lost a symbolic Brexit vote in parliament, weakening her hand as she seeks to renegotiate her withdrawal agreement with Brussels.

Pound drops as UK economy slows sharply

Sterling weakened on Monday after data showed that Britain's economy last year grew at its slowest since 2012, with Brexit uncertainty hitting investment and the slowdown accelerating at the end of 2018.

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