London’s FTSE 100 share index was up for the fourth session in a row on Monday

The pound rose on Monday, still boosted by last week’s British general election victory for the pro-Brexit Conservative party, even in the face of dat(...)

Earlier in the day, the pound had weakened by 0.5 per cent to 91.71 pence. Photograph: Bloomberg

Sterling briefly rebounded from near three-year lows versus the euro on Tuesday after German chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union would th(...)

The prospect of a no-deal Brexit has sent the pound tumbling against the euro and the dollar. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Sterling was stuck on Wednesday around its weakest levels since 2017, having matched a two-year low against the euro, as investors further priced in t(...)

The pound was last down by 0.4 per cent at 91.8 pence against the euro

Heightened worries of a no-deal Brexit and the growing probability of a general election after the October Brexit deadline kept the pound subdued on M(...)

Against the euro , the pound was down 0.2 per cent at 89.97 pence

Sterling fell for the third straight day on Tuesday, dragged down by a firmer dollar and concern that the new prime minister, whose identity will be (...)

Wednesday’s sell-off on Wall Street spread to Asia overnight and to Europe on Thursday.  Photograph: Getty

A sell-off that saw tech stocks drive the S&P 500 on Wednesday to its worst one-day drop since February rippled across global markets on Thursday.(...)

Bitcoin blues: new  enforcement actions are the first by the CFTC since it allowed the launch of bitcoin futures in December. Photograph: Benoit Tessier

The US derivatives watchdog said on Friday it had filed charges against three separate virtual currency operators alleging the defendants had defraude(...)

British trader Navinder Singh Sarao outside Westminster Magistrates’ Court, London, in August 2015, after he was granted bail on charges of helping trigger a multibillion-dollar US stock market flash crash. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

It took Navinder Singh Sarao a long time to accept that he might have been scammed out of $50 million. Stuck in London’s Wandsworth prison, wracked w(...)

British prime minister Theresa May at the Conservative Party’s annual conference, where she announced a March deadline to trigger the Brexit process. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Sterling slid to a three-year low against the euro on Monday after prime minister Theresa May set a March deadline for the formal departure process fr(...)

Ryanair was one of the biggest gainers among European equities, rallying 6.1 per cent on Monday after maintaining its full-year profit forecast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

European stocks rose on Monday while oil maintained its losses after sliding to the lowest close since May. Gold extended its first back-to-back week(...)

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