FTSE 100 Extends Gains As Brexit Talks Begin

Nasdaq(RTTNews.com) – U.K. shares rose notably on Monday as higher iron ore prices lifted mining stocks and retail stocks rebounded from a selloff in the previous session after Amazon bought an American grocery chain. French voters gave President Emmanuel …News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day ..

Pound steady with Brexit talks due to kick off

MarketWatchThe British pound was holding steady on Monday, as investors awaited the start of formal Brexit talks between the U.K. and the European Union, while London faced the fallout from another suspected terror attack. The pound GBPUSD, +0.1565% traded …European markets move higher as Brexit talks take center stage; Ocado jumps 6.7% ..

Brexit talks begin with UK in disarray

Local 10Officials charged with negotiating the first departure of a country from the European Union were in Brussels on Monday to kick off the most consequential series of talks for the U.K. since the end of World War II.Aviation insurers launch Brexit continuity clause-UK trade body ..

European Shares Rise As Brexit Talks Begin

Telegraph.co.uk(RTTNews.com) – European stocks rallied on Monday as French president Emmanuel Macron’s party scored an overwhelming victory in the second round of parliamentary elections and Brexit talks got underway in Brussels. Meanwhile, on a light day on the …News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day ..

Businesses warn UK over freedom of movement as Brexit talks begin

ReutersFILE PHOTO: A view of the London skyline shows the City of London financial district, seen from St Paul’s Cathedral in London, Britain February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo. LONDON Britain should ensure that employers retain access to both …Monday newspaper round-up: brutal Brexit, soft Brexit, boomer boost, Co-op ..

UK Election: Brexit Plans in Chaos as May’s Mandate Disappears, EU Leaders Press to Begin Talks

Britain’s Brexit preparations descended into chaos Friday after the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to secure a majority win in the very election she called in order to strengthen her hand in upcoming negotiations with the European Union. Talks ..

As Since Brexit, Pound Falls, FTSE Share Prices Rise Post-Election, This Is Not A Surprise

As has been happening since the Brexit referendum London share prices and the pound have been bouncing in opposite directions after today’s election results. The reason they’re doing so is the same as it always has been of course, the fact that the ..

Forex Market Review (European Session) – Loonie extends gains after Poloz echoes Wilkins’ hawkish comments; pound gains on above expectations UK CPI

The Canadian dollar made strong gains after Bank of Canada officials’ hawkish comments suggested a rate rise was nearer. Sterling was higher on forecast-beating UK inflation data. The dollar index was lower as the FOMC begins a two-day policy meeting.

The main data out of the European session was the UK CPI report which helped the pound recover some losses made following Thursday’s post-UK elections tumble. However, sterling’s gains…

Forex Market Review (Asian Session) – Euro steady as Macron set to win legislative elections; sterling in focus as Brexit talks begin

The euro was supported by news that French President Emmanuel Macron won a majority in Sunday’s legislative elections. Sterling was steady ahead of the start of Brexit talks in Brussels today.

In terms of economic data, Japan had a surprise trade deficit in May. The overall trade balance was -203.4 billion yen last month, missing the 76.0 billion yen surplus expected and was below the prior 481.7 billion yen surplus.

The yen weakened…