US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell arrives to speak with the media about the recently withdrawn healthcare bill on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Photograph: Reuters)

The dollar nursed losses on Wednesday after skidding to a 10-month low against a currency basket as Republican legislators’ failure to pass a stalled (...)

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(...)