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Saikat Chatterjee

RPT-Brexit nod from parliament to unleash 4% rally in pound, send UK plc to record high

18 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 18 Shares in London's UK-oriented businesses, such as housebuilders and retailers, could rocket to record highs if parliament approves the government's Brexit deal, investors say. They also predict the pound will rally around 5%.

Brexit nod from parliament to unleash 4% rally in pound, send UK plc to record high

18 Oct 2019

LONDON Shares in London's UK-oriented businesses, such as house builders and retailers, could rocket to record highs if parliament approves the government's Brexit deal, investors say. They also predict the pound will rally around 5%.

FOREX-Euro jumps to near 2-month highs on Brexit deal

17 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 17 The euro rallied to its highest levels in nearly two months against the dollar on Thursday after the European Union and Britain struck a Brexit deal.

FOREX-Dollar pinned near 1-month lows on weak data; pound volatile

17 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 17 The dollar held near a one-month low against its rivals on Thursday as weak data cast a shadow on the outlook for the U.S. economy in the short term with the British pound the only noticeable loser against the greenback on Brexit nerves.

FOREX-Dollar dives to 4-week lows as trade tensions dominate; yen gains

16 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 16 The dollar headed towards a four-week low against its rivals on Wednesday on concerns that elevated trade tensions between Washington and Beijing will continue to weigh on the global growth outlook.

Sterling jumps to highest since May on Brexit deal hopes

16 Oct 2019

LONDON Sterling surged on Tuesday to its highest level against the dollar and the euro since May while British stocks and government bond yields also rose after Bloomberg said British and EU negotiators were closing in on a draft Brexit deal.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Sterling jumps to highest since May on Brexit deal hopes

15 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 15 Sterling surged on Tuesday to its highest level against the dollar and the euro since May while British stocks and government bond yields also rose after Bloomberg said British and EU negotiators were closing in on a draft Brexit deal.

Pound bruised as Brexit deal doubts creep in

14 Oct 2019

LONDON Sterling gave up some of last week's strong gains on Monday after the European Union and Britain said a lot more work would be needed to secure an agreement on the country's departure from the bloc by Oct. 31.

What Brexit? London tightens grip in forex trading

11 Oct 2019

LONDON Financial analytics firm Mosaic Smart Data has doubled the number of developers and quantitative analysts it employs since 2018 at its London base, where nearly 40 now crunch numbers to help banks trade foreign exchange and bonds.

For a few dollars more: global funds take on FX risk

11 Oct 2019

By Saikat Chatterjee, Hideyuki Sano and Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss

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