UK Labour’s Finance Chief John McDonell speaks during an event on opposing the suspension of parliament to prevent a no-deal Brexit in London on Tuesday. Reuters
Central European currencies edged up on Monday after the British parliament forced prime minister Boris Johnson to seek an extension to an Oct.31 deadline for leaving the European Union, reducing expectations of a ‘no deal’ Brexit.
European stocks skidded off record highs and sterling dropped more than 1% on Tuesday, as reports that Britain’s prime minister was ready to play rough in Brexit talks brought December’s cross-market rally to a halt.
World stocks touched record highs on Friday, as trading wound down before the year-end holidays, while the British pound was heading towards its worst week for more than two years amid renewed worries over how Britain will leave the European Union.
Qantas’s “flight to nowhere” is one of the fastest-selling in the airline’s history, with all tickets snapped up in 10 minutes. The Australian flag carrier decided to launch a seven-hour scenic route around the country,
US consumer sentiment increased in early September, with Democrats more upbeat about the economy’s outlook compared to Republicans ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election.
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