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UPDATE 3-Sterling slides after PM May reignites "hard Brexit" fears

Mon Jan 09 07:27:57 EST 2017 | Reuters
LONDON Sterling was on track for its biggest daily losses in three months on Monday, sliding around 1 percent to a 10-week low to the dollar after Prime Minister Theresa May said she was not interested in Britain keeping "bits" of its EU membership. In her first televised interview of the year on Sunday, May denied Britain would face a "binary choice" between curbing immigration and having preferential access to the bloc's single market when it leaves the European Union. May re-asserted that lin..

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A worker shelters from the rain under a Union Flag umbrella as he passes the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain, October 1, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LONDON The ..
A worker shelters from the rain under a Union Flag umbrella as he passes the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain, October 1, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LONDON The ..
LONDON Sterling was on track for its biggest daily losses in three months on Monday, sliding over 1 percent to a 10-week low to the dollar after Prime Minister Theresa May said she..
LONDON Sterling was on track for its biggest daily losses in three months on Monday, sliding around 1 percent to a 10-week low to the dollar after Prime Minister Theresa May said s..
LONDON Data suggesting the British economy kept its momentum at the end of 2016 despite June's Brexit vote could not support sterling on Wednesday as worries over a "hard" departur..
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, under intensifying pressure to clarify her country's Brexit negotiating stance, apparently plans to clear the air later this month with a majo..
Speaking to Andrew Marr the Scottish First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has said the country is not bluffing about holding a second independence referendum. Ms Sturgeon said that in ..
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday it was wrong to say she was talking about a "hard Brexit", after the pound fell to two-month lows following an interview sh..
When Theresa May appeared on the steps of Number Ten in her first address as Prime Minister, she seemed like a sudden moment of serenity in a chaotic post-Brexit Britain. She had r..
(LONDON) — Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she will announce details of Britain’s European Union exit plans in the next few weeks, and denied a former diplomat’s claim that ..
Last night, Donald Trump took to Twitter to say he “[looks] very much forward to to meeting Prime Minister Theresa May in Washington in the Spring.” It appears, however, ..
The pound slid over 1 %against both the dollar GBP=D4 and the euro EURGBP=R after weekend comments from British Prime Minister Theresa May that she was not interested in keeping "b..
LONDON Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, said on Sunday she knew little of Britain's plan to leave the European Union, a situation that was "unacceptable" six months afte..
Theresa May has said she will set out her Brexit plan in coming weeks and refuted claims that the government’s thinking is ‘muddled’. Speaking to Sky News’ Sophy Ridge, the pr..
Theresa May has criticised those who believe a so-called "hard Brexit" is inevitable after the UK leaves the EU. The prime minister said she wanted the UK to "operate within" the s..
LONDON Messaging app Snapchat said it would make London the home of its international operations, delivering another vote of confidence in Britain's tech standing as the country pr..
LONDON Banks with large London operations say they will step up lobbying European officials because they are running out of arguments to convince the British government the industr..
LONDON (CNNMoney) - Theresa May has revealed little about her strategy for pulling Britain out of the European Union. But comments made Sunday by the prime minister suggest that ex..
An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information on the first trading day after the New Year holiday at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, January 3, 2017. REU..
LONDON Talk of Britain drastically reworking trade ties with the European Union after Brexit sent the pound tumbling to two-month lows on Monday, as signals that U.S. interest rate..
LONDON Talk of Britain dramatically reworking trade ties with the European Union after Brexit sent the pound tumbling to two-month lows on Monday, as signals the United States coul..
LONDON Tens of thousands of jobs in Britain's financial services sector could be lost if euro clearing shifts to continental Europe and full access to the bloc's single market is l..
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May is ruling nothing in or out before starting departure talks with the European Union and wants the best deal for businesses to trade with t..
LONDON—U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday defended herself against accusations that the government’s thinking on Brexit was confused, days after the country’s ambassador to ..
LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday it was wrong to say a "hard Brexit" was inevitable, after sterling fell to a 10-week low following comments interpreted as a signal..
LONDON A clean break with the EU's single market is not inevitable, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday, seeking to clarify comments that pushed down the pound on the..
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would set out her strategy, including how she will try to get the right Brexit deal, over the coming weeks, denying sug..
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would set out her strategy for Brexit over the coming weeks, denying suggestions she was "muddled" in the pursuit of wh..
LONDON Britain's main opposition Labour Party will say for the first time on Tuesday it is not wedded to freedom of movement with the European Union, an attempt to win back million..
Ever since the vote to leave the European Union last summer there has been a constant call for the British government to actually lay out how it intends to negotiate. The problem w..
LONDON Sterling rose against the dollar for the second day running on Thursday, as more upbeat data underlined the UK economy's post-Brexit resilience and helped the pound make the..
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Nicola Sturgeon has warned Theresa May that she is not "bluffing" on the promise of a second independence referendum if Scotland is "driven off a hard Brexit cliff". Scotland's fir..
Nicola Sturgeon has suggested a soft Brexit would see the prospect of Scottish independence removed - in the short term. Speaking on the BBC's Good Morning Scotland programme, the ..
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., January 9, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson A worker shelters from the ..