2nd September 2019

Pound sinks after general election speculation

Image copyright PA Media The pound has continued to fall on currency markets amid intensified political uncertainty over Brexit. Reports of a possible snap general election weighed on sterling as MPs mulled efforts to push…



Argentina imposes currency controls to support economy

Image copyright AFP Argentina has imposed currency controls in an attempt to stabilise markets as the country faces a deepening financial crisis. The government will restrict foreign currency purchases following a sharp drop in the…


How are MPs deselected?

Image copyright Reuters/PA Image caption Philip Hammond, Dominic Grieve, David Gauke and Rory Stewart Boris Johnson has warned Tory MPs threatening to rebel over Brexit they will be barred from standing as Conservatives at the…



Ashley backs challenge to Debenhams rescue deal

Image copyright AFP A deal that saved Debenhams from administration will be challenged in the High Court this week, putting the retailer’s future back into doubt. A commercial landlord – backed by Mike Ashley’s Sports…