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British prime minister Boris Johnson is on course to win a majority of 68 in parliament, according to a model from pollsters YouGov. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Sterling briefly touched near seven-month highs against the euro and rose against the US dollar after a poll suggested Britain’s governing Conservativ(...)

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The pound stalled on Thursday and was stuck in a narrow trading range, reflecting uncertainty after European Union leaders extended the deadline for B(...)

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.(...)

Sterling symbols on the Bank of England floor: the currency fell below $1.29 on Monday, the lowest level since July 11th and down 0.2 per cent on the day.

Sterling has hit a three-year low against the euro, with the UK currency trading above 87p against the euro on Monday. A string of key UK economic da(...)

The pound steadied against the euro in early trade in Asia, down 0.1 per cent on the day at 86.40 pence. Photograph: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images

Currency traders kept the pressure on sterling on Monday at the start of a week packed full of the first round of hard national data on consumer and c(...)

To his critics, David Cameron’s Brussels bartering yielded precious little. But they aroused pique and envy on the continent.

Brexit may look bad for sterling, but for the euro it looks really ugly. Here we are in the middle of global economic decrepitude, miserable inflation(...)

The nervous start to the year on financial markets has provided further ammunition for European Central Bank  president Mario Draghi to begin a bond-buying programme that Germany’s Bundesbank is reluctant to implement. Photograph: Ralph Orlowsk/Reuters

The euro sank briefly to a nine-year low against the dollar yesterday, as investors’ nerves frayed over the political turmoil in Greece and expecta(...)