Pound could fall to parity with dollar on hard Brexit concerns

Fear of ‘hardline’ Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt could push sterling down to mid-80s levels, says Morgan StanleyThe pound’s fall to a two-year low against the dollar could be the start of a no-deal Brexit inspired wave of selling that would push sterli…

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Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she’s to save the euro | Yanis Varoufakis

The incoming European Central Bank chief must call for an end to the eurozone’s suicidal fiscal rules, which have now run out of roadChristine Lagarde was a key member of the infamous troika – Greece’s official creditors – who crushed our people’s resi…

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Donald Trump attacks ECB for ‘currency manipulation’

Global trade war fears deepen after US president reopens EU spat after talk of new rate cut planDonald Trump has accused the European Central Bank (ECB) of unfairly manipulating the euro, further raising the stakes for Washington in its trade and diplo…

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FTSE 100 hits one-month low as trade war fears hit markets – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as crunch trade talks weigh on marketsLatest: EC downgrades growth forecastsMarkets in red againChristine Lagarde warns global growth at riskTalks WILL take place this weekIntroduction: Trade …

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