Sterling falls after Javid comments stoke hard Brexit fears

Reuters | Jan 20, 2020 at 4:37 PM

The pound fell on Monday after comments by UK finance minister Sajid Javid stoked fears about weak ties between Britain and the European Union following the country’s departure from the bloc.

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Dollar gains as U.S. economic strength supports sentiment

Reuters | Jan 20, 2020 at 4:32 PM

The dollar rose to its strongest level of 2020 on Monday after last week’s run of data confirmed that the U.S. economy is holding up well, while China’s yuan briefly hit a new six-month high.

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JPMorgan says “oui” to Paris expansion post-Brexit

Reuters | Jan 20, 2020 at 3:33 PM

JPMorgan Chase & Co is the latest investment bank to significantly expand its Paris hub as part of plans to relocate some services from London after Britain’s exit from the European Union, snapping up new premises in the French capital.