Expectations for the Bank of England’s next steps are not clear. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

A renewed slide in sterling and a rally in UK government bonds this week suggested that some investors are bracing for a cut to interest rates after t(...)

London’s blue-chip FTSE 100 hit its day low as sterling rallied after the ruling. Photograph: iStock

Sterling extended gains on Tuesday while euro zone stocks tumbled after Britain’s Supreme Court ruled that prime minister Boris Johnson had acted unla(...)

Against the euro, the British currency weakened to 91.265 pence at one point, its lowest in nearly a week, trading last down by 0.5 per cent at 90.7 pence. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Sterling fell on Wednesday as concerns rose that the United Kingdom may be headed for a disruptive no-deal Brexit after prime minister Boris Johnson m(...)

Scattered one pound coins

Sterling traded around its strongest level in a month against the euro on Wednesday, as more weak economic data from the shared currency area put West(...)

British prime minister Theresa May at an EU summit focused on Brexit. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Britain’s pound gained as much as 0.7 per cent to 86.14 pence on Friday and while EU leaders gave Theresa May a two-week reprieve to decide how to lea(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May in Parliament after the vote on her Brexit deal. Photograph: Reuters

World equity markets on Wednesday held their nerve after the heavy parliamentary defeat of British prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal as investo(...)