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Company results and falling oil price cause global markets to retreat but pound rises after prime minister’s anti-Brexit view revealed.
Fears of tensions between government and Bank of England overshadow the pound but the FTSE 100 rises after gains in the US and Japan.
AT&T's $85 billion tilt for Time Warner briefly put ITV in the frame as a bid target. Defence contractor Cobham plunged on second profits alert.
AAA-rated co-manager of £1 billion Evenlode Income fund says sell-off in FTSE 250 stocks created investment opportunities.
Former fund management chief launches crowd-funding effort to raise £100,000 for fund he says will benefit investors and society.
Sterling slipped against a strong dollar after the UK's budget shortfall shot up last month. BAT's bid for Reynolds buoyed the FTSE 100.
Profit warnings punish FTSE 250 stocks as economic clouds increase investor caution before European Central Bank statement.
Builders supplier Travis Perkins leads string of companies warning about impact of Brexit and other economic uncertainty.
Higher-than-expected inflation reading blunts rally in the pound but FTSE 100 extend gains. Luxury brands group Burberry tumble.
(Update) Reports of cabinet split over Brexit piles pressure on UK financial markets as education publisher Pearson falls on poor sales.