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The pound soared on hopes for Tory election wins after Nigel Farage says Brexit Party will stand down in some seats
The pound jumped 0.9% on the news.
The pound shot up as much as 1.3% in morning trading in London.
The UK’s once star fund manager Neil Woodford was dealt another blow as his equity fund gets shut down
Woodford's fund once managed £10 billion ($12.66 billion), before slamming the fund shut in June, after losing billions.
The British pound rose 0.7% against the US dollar on the news.
The LSE has said it had "fundamental concerns about the key aspects" of the Hong Kong firm's bid. London Stock Exchange shares sank on the news.
The pound just plunged to a 2-year low after Boris Johnson threatened a general election, fanning fears of more Brexit chaos
Britain's Parliament is meeting this week to vote on legislation preventing a 'no deal' departure from the EU.
Amid Brexit chaos, the pound is plunging again after Britain’s economy just posted ‘shocking’ manufacturing data
UK manufacturing fell suffered sharpest decline in seven years.
Allianz's chief economic adviser, Mohamed El-Erian, pointed to Brexit and a shrinking German economy as key drivers of a downturn.
Stocks are dropping on Italian political strife, weakness in the UK and German economies, and lingering trade-war fears
German exports fell the most in three years in June, while Italy's deputy prime minister called for a snap election.
"We're starting to fear a Q2 GDP crash in Germany," says Pantheon Macroeconomics.