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27 Jun
FX round-up: GBP ahead on BoE buffer call and SNP's stance on indyref#2
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Sterling enjoyed a minor rise on Tuesday on the back of Bank of England requiring lenders to beef up their cash buffer in case of bad debts.

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27 Jun
London close: Hike in banks' capital buffers hits shares
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A stronger sterling weighed on the FTSE on Tuesday, as it emerged the Bank of England will force banks to further bolster their capital buffers to deal with bad debts .

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27 Jun
Scotland's Sturgeon to make statement on 'indyref2'
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Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to make a statement later on Tuesday on the country's future in the wake of the June General Election which left the UK with a hung parliament.

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26 Jun
FX round-up: Underwhelmed sterling limps higher as PM May inks DUP deal
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Sterling limped a little higher against the dollar and euro as PM Theresa May's Tories finally inked some kind of government-forming deal with Northern Ireland's DUP.

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26 Jun
London close: FTSE higher as PM fashions DUP deal from election flotsam
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London shares closed higher after PM Theresa May crafted a confidence and supply deal with Northern Ireland's DUP from the flotsam and jetsam of her general election humiliation.

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26 Jun
UK says resident EU citizens will need to apply for ID card after Brexit
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The three million European Union citizens living in the UK will have to apply for an identity card to remain in the country after Brexit, according to proposals published by the Home Office on Monday.

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26 Jun
Commodities: Crude casts off early gains to be firmly down this afternoon
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Crude oil cast away its morning gains to be firmly south as bears again made their presence known in a market deeply uneasy about its chronic global supply overhang.

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23 Jun
27 EU member states to vie for two London-based agencies
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The EU have officially launched the competition between 27 member states to decide which will host the London based European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority.

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23 Jun
FX round-up: Sterling gains on dollar thanks to UK policy hawks coming to fore
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Sterling managed Friday gains on the US dollar thanks to UK monetary policy hawks coming to the fore in recent days, but was otherwise down against a raft of commodity currencies.

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23 Jun
London close: FTSE labours through Friday as sterling gains on underwhelming dollar
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Stocks in London laboured through Friday as sterling made gains against an underwhelming US dollar a day after PM Theresa May met with European leaders in Brussels.

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23 Jun
Citizens from EU countries will be able to stay reiterates May
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Prime Minister Theresa May defended her proposals regarding the future rights of EU citizens in the UK.

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23 Jun
Commodities: Safe-haven gold likely to remain supported going forward
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Gold is front and centre on traders' charts with some picking the safe-haven asset will remain supported going forward thanks to a platter of political risk in both UK and Washington, as well as the global oil glut.

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23 Jun
Gap between home price growth in South and rest of UK to close, Hometrack says
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Annual average UK city house price growth slowed in May, but increased during the last three months, the results of a survey showed.

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23 Jun
May's offer on EU expats after Brexit labelled 'pathetic'
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A group campaigning for the residency rights of EU citizens living in Britain after Brexit called Theresa May's offer to the bloc on the issue "pathetic".

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23 Jun
Weakened May throws EU citizens rights on table in opening Brexit gambit
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May used the three million EU citizens living in Britain as her opening gambit in Brexit negotiations, offering them a “settled status” if they had been in the country for five years.

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22 Jun
FX round-up: Sterling mixed, prone to volatility as PM May heads Brussels
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Sterling had a mixed Thursday as PM Theresa May went to Brussels to unveil to European leaders her allegedly more generous plans for the rights of EU citizens in the UK.

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22 Jun
London close: FTSE scrapes along as PM takes her Brexit show to Brussels
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The FTSE scraped along to a lower close as PM Theresa May looked took her Brexit and hung-parliament show to Brussels.

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21 Jun
London close: FTSE ends down after Queen's Speech, Haldane's rate-rise comments
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Shares in London were under pressure Thursday as sterling zipped ahead on news Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane said he would likely vote for a rate rise later in 2017.

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20 Jun
FX round-up: Loveless sterling southbound as Carney jawbones on rates
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Sterling resumed its ride lower again on Tuesday after Bank of England governor Mark Carney said now was not the time to raise UK interest rates.

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20 Jun
London close: Resources drag FTSE down as sterling fades after Carney's comments

Stocks in London finished lower on Tuesday amid hefty falls in the shares of mining and oil majors, as traders bashed sterling down after Bank of England governor Mark Carney said the time was not right for an interest rate hike.

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