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Sterling, British stocks ride rollercoaster of Brexit deal hopes

16 Oct 2019

LONDON Sterling swung around five-month highs on Wednesday and stocks in London cut their losses amid a blizzard of contradictory headlines about whether Britain and the European Union were on the verge of agreeing a Brexit deal.

Amid Brexit deal hopes, UK Plc outshines FTSE 100

11 Oct 2019

LONDON Hopes that Britain will seal a Brexit deal saw unloved London-listed companies with exposure to the domestic economy rise more than blue-chip stocks on Friday, for the first time since May, in a major reversal of fortunes.

UPDATE 2-Amid Brexit deal hopes, UK Plc outshines FTSE 100

11 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 11 Hopes that Britain will seal a Brexit deal saw unloved London-listed companies with exposure to the domestic economy rise more than blue-chip stocks on Friday, for the first time since May, in a major reversal of fortunes.

GLOBAL MARKETS-After bruising week, global stocks make fragile gains ahead of U.S jobs data

04 Oct 2019

* Europe stocks bear brunt of global economic woes, set for worst week in months

Foreign trophy hunters scent bargains in Britain as pound weakens

13 Sep 2019

LONDON From pubs to theme parks, sterling's near record lows against other major currencies has encouraged overseas buyers to snap up "UK Plc", with more bargain hunters expected.

RPT-Foreign trophy hunters scent bargains in Britain as pound weakens

12 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 11 From pubs to theme parks, sterling's near record lows against other major currencies has encouraged overseas buyers to snap up "UK Plc", with more bargain hunters expected.

Foreign trophy hunters scent bargains in Britain as pound weakens

11 Sep 2019

LONDON From pubs to theme parks, sterling's near record lows against other major currencies has encouraged overseas buyers to snap up "UK Plc", with more bargain hunters expected.

EU row with Bern: short-term gain, long-term pain for Swiss stock exchange

05 Sep 2019

LONDON A trade dispute between Bern and Brussels has boosted revenue and volumes for Swiss stock exchange SIX, but may eventually hurt investment in Switzerland's financial markets, SIX's Chief Executive Officer Jos Dijsselhof said on Thursday.

UK Plc's discount steepens as political crisis over Brexit deepens

04 Sep 2019

LONDON Growing worries about Britain crashing out of the European Union and a general election that could usher in a new government and major changes to UK Plc have steepened the discount for London-listed companies with exposure to the domestic economy.

Stocks fall as concerns over Brexit, global growth weigh

03 Sep 2019

London-listed stocks most exposed to the British economy fell as investors worried the country was heading for a chaotic no-deal exit from the European Union or an early national election, while global growth concerns also persisted.

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