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    1. 51 minutes ago

      UK earnings per share set for pound boost

      The Federal Reserve is expected to hold rates on Wednesday. But markets still think the next move is higher. In...

    2. July 22, 2016

      Pound hit hard as UK data signal more weakness

      One of the first indicators of Brexit’s impact on the UK economy has prompted a sharp fall in the pound, heralding a...

    1. July 21, 2016

      Brexit: winners and losers a month on

      As soothsayers, financial markets had a lousy Brexit. First, they pushed the pound up to $1.50 in foolish anticipation...

    2. The Exchange

      July 19, 2016

      The UK's balance of payments conundrum

      Those with long enough memories will know that the balance of payments used to be the UK economy’s Achilles heel....

    3. July 18, 2016

      Pound buoyed at start of testing week

      At the start of a likely testing week for sterling investors, the currency was resilient, buoyed by a big M&A deal from...

    4. July 17, 2016

      Turkey and risk appetite set tone for markets this week

      Here’s what we at FT markets are watching as a new trading week beckons. How will the Turkish lira and asset prices...

    5. July 15, 2016

      Wall Street retreats from record high

      Friday 21:00 BST. US and European stocks closed out a strong week on a slightly subdued note, even as further positive...

    6. July 15, 2016

      Pound bounce loses steam as investors expect August easing

      The pound slipped on Friday but remained firmer on the week against the US dollar after Bank of England chief economist...

    7. July 14, 2016

      Pound leaps as Bank of England holds fire on rates

      Sterling rose sharply, blue-chips’ shares erased their gains while gilt yields rose after the Bank of England caught...

    8. July 13, 2016

      Investors weigh likely effects on sterling of expected UK rate cut

      “We’re gonna need a bigger tub of grease,” may have been Mark Carney’s instruction to the Bank of England’s facilities...

    9. Fast FT

      July 13, 2016

      Recovery position: Sterling (briefly) above $1.33

      Sterling is still picking up from those 31-year lows, gaining a further 0.5 per cent so far today to win a toe-hold...

    10. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      Pound extends rally but still lags pre-Brexit level

      Sterling’s relief rally is showing no sign of letting up on Tuesday, as markets welcomed news that UK Home Secretary...

    11. July 12, 2016

      Sterling jumps as UK political drama eases

      The pound set the pace on Tuesday, approaching $1.33 with Theresa May set to become the next UK prime minister, while a...

    12. July 12, 2016

      Pound faces ‘May day’ volatility

      Thursday will be just another volatile day for the British pound. After waking up in 10 Downing Street for the first...

    13. July 12, 2016

      International investors will conclude the pound is cheap

      When Britain left the gold standard in September 1931, sterling fell 30 per cent before finding a floor in December of...

    14. July 11, 2016

      S&P 500 hits record in wake of jobs data

      Monday 21:00 BST. US stocks climbed to record highs as the positive afterglow from Friday’s robust non-farm payrolls...

    15. July 11, 2016

      Aldi and Lidl face threat from weak pound

      Aldi and Lidl face having their advance against the Big Four supermarkets checked as the sharp fall in the pound raises...

    16. July 10, 2016

      Brexit fallout and Bank of England set tone for markets this week

      How long will US bond and equity prices rally in tandem? High-flying equity prices should not be accompanied by record...

    17. July 8, 2016

      Brexit: Weighing the costs of a lighter pound

      Everywhere Stephen Glancey looks, he finds Brexit and the sharp fall in the pound clouding his view. The chief...

    18. July 8, 2016

      The weaker pound offers cold comfort this time

      On the face of it, the big fall in sterling since the British EU referendum is a silver lining in the dark economic...

    19. July 7, 2016

      Brexit and sterling: burn, baby, burn

      Fetishism is always a temptation for Tory MPs. Their riskiest kink is for strong sterling, rather than peccadilloes...

    20. July 7, 2016

      How low will the pound fall?

      The pound has fallen more than 20 cents in the wake of Brexit. Analysts expect further declines. With sterling...

    21. July 7, 2016

      Back to the future for UK’s pound as 1985 decline revisited

      As the pound reflects doubts about a rudderless country drifting towards exit from the EU, eyes and minds are drawn to...

    22. Fast FT

      July 7, 2016

      Sterling gets its mojo back; Over $1.30

      The patient is stable, and even sitting up in bed. Sterling has turned a spell of stability after its latest lurch...

    23. July 7, 2016

      The UK’s political vacuum may spark a bigger fall in sterling

      The decline in sterling since the EU referendum to a 31-year low against the dollar, and the 10 per cent drop in its...

    24. July 6, 2016

      Pound plumbs 31-year low as Brexit impact bites

      The pound remained below $1.30 late on Wednesday, a level not seen since 1985, with the currency market forecasting...

    25. July 6, 2016

      Sterling falls to new low in wake of Brexit

      The pound plumbed new depths against the dollar as financial turmoil intensified in the wake of the UK’s Brexit vote,...

    26. July 6, 2016

      Sterling hits 31-year low amid resurgent Brexit jitters

      The pound plumbed new depths against the dollar and investors rushed for the perceived havens of gold and government...

    27. July 5, 2016

      Silver linings are likely to be shortlived

      It is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain the famous British stiff upper lip as markets convulse after the UK’s...

    28. July 5, 2016

      Pound emerges as proxy for investors’ mood after Brexit

      The pound has become a proxy for the UK’s national mood — thrown into turmoil by Brexit, reduced to paralysis by the...

    29. July 5, 2016

      Pound hits new post-Brexit low

      The pound hit a fresh post-Brexit low on Tuesday, and domestic UK stocks were being heavily sold in jittery trade after...

    30. Fast FT

      July 5, 2016

      Holiday money: Sterling hits 2.5-year low vs euro

      Bad news, British holidaymakers. If you’re heading to the Med in the next few weeks, it’s going to cost you, as...

    31. July 5, 2016

      Football seeks to tackle Brexit fallout

      Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the mercurial Sweden striker, was the first high-profile footballer to feel the bite from Brexit —...

    32. Fast FT

      July 4, 2016

      Sterling: Busy going nowhere

      Sterling has had a very rough run since the June 23rd EU referendum, but for now, you could hear a pin drop. The...

    33. July 1, 2016

      Currency analysts see pound heading lower

      The pound experienced a week of volatile swings, a pattern likely to be repeated several times throughout the third...

    34. July 1, 2016

      Brexit shows no greater loser than political and market experts

      “I think the British people have had enough of experts.” — Michael Gove In a bizarre political season throughout the...

    35. June 30, 2016

      Pound resumes sliding after Carney signals monetary easing

      The pound resumed its post-Brexit decline after a two-day rally, dropping more than 1 per cent after Bank of England...

    36. June 30, 2016

      Pound extends recovery ahead of current account data

      The pound rallied for a second consecutive day on Wednesday but analysts expect a shortlived bounce from the 30-year...

    37. June 29, 2016

      UK’s exchange rate mechanism crisis a template after Brexit

      Defend the pound’s position within the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM) with a combination of official currency...

    38. June 28, 2016

      Experts warn that Britain cannot rely on export-led boost

      Economists have warned that Britain cannot rely on an export-led boost from the falling value of the pound as they cut...

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