Meanwhile, Sterling traders are increasingly jittery after Prime Minister Boris Johnson reportedly warned colleagues that a “significant amount of work” was still needed in order to secure a Brexit deal before the end of the month.  President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker fuelled uncertainty with his own ambiguous...
The pound began its recovery on Thursday when Brexit talks between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Mr Varadkar sparked some initial optimism, with both leaders agreeing they could see “a pathway to a possible deal”. UK Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay then attended Brussels for talks with the EU chief...
The Pound surged against many of its competitors today on renewed hopes of a possible Brexit deal ahead of the October 31 deadline. Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, was optimistically cautious: “Of course, there is no guarantee of success and the time is practically up, but...
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The pound surged against the euro and the dollar on Thursday evening and Friday morning as hope grow that Britain will secure a Brexit agreement with the EU. Boris Johnson and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar held positive discussions on Thursday afternoon boosting the chances of Britain achieving a...
This follows progress in recent trials of the futuristic harvester, seen as a key milestone, with Fieldwork’s industry partner Hall Hunter Partnership, the soft fruit grower in west Sussex that supplies Waitrose, M&S and Tesco. Raspberries are not the only fruit however as tests with tomatoes with a...
The US is in its 11th year of economic expansion, which is currently under threat from the ongoing 15-month US-China trade war and a potentially chaotic no-deal Brexit. Tuesday’s Producer Price Index (PPI) showed the largest drop in eight months and, combined with today’s weak consumer prices, raises...
Today also saw the UK’s manufacturing sector stumble, with the monthly figure for August falling below forecasts by -0.7 percent. In UK political news, Prime Minister Boris Johnson today met Leo Varadkar, the Irish Prime Minister, to discuss alternatives to a hard Irish border. However, with the EU set...
A catastrophic market collapse saw it tumble dramatically from a steady-looking $9,700 to $8,300 overnight in the second half of September, and its efforts to push back up have been weak, to say the least. Despite the possibility of support forming around the $8k line, a failure to...
The report, which featured in today’s Times, said the EU were prepared to offer the Northern Irish assembly a mechanism allowing them to leave the backstop after an unspecified number of years. However, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) dismissed the proposals, causing pound sentiment to slide. EU officials...