Sunday share tips: Consort Medical, Weir Group

In her ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Sabah Meddings ws looking at pharmaceuticals firm Consort, and how the ongoing government shutdown in the US was affecting its portfolio.

Sunday newspaper round-up: Brexit, RICS, Trump, Heathrow drones, Flybe

Theresa May’s government is facing meltdown today as The Sunday Times reveals how a senior House of Commons official helped rebel MPs who are plotting to derail Brexit. Leaked emails obtained by the Sunday Times show that Dominic Grieve, the former attorney-general, has been in secret communications with Colin Lee, the clerk of bills, with the explicit intention of suspending Britain’s departure from the European Union. - The Sunday Times

19 Jan
FX round-up: Traders cautious ahead of PM's announcement, analysts divided

Sterling gave back a portion of its weekly gains as traders played it safe ahead of another potentially critical week in Britain's withdrawal process.

19 Jan
Bonds: Gilts unwanted in 'risk-on' session

These were the movements in some of the most closely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:

19 Jan
Week ahead: UK Withdrawal, China data in focus

All eyes will shift back towards Westminster this coming week, with the Prime Minister set to present her 'Plan B' for Britain's withdrawal from the European Union on Monday, even as she comes under pressure from many sides to cede on some of her 'red lines'.

19 Jan
US close: Stocks jump on trade hopes ahead of long weekend

US stocks went into the long holiday weekend higher, amid hopes of improving relations between the US and China, even as the latest batch of economic data showed that US consumer sentiment was quickly souring.

19 Jan
Europe close: Stocks reclaim December losses on trade hopes

Stocks on the Continent continued to reclaim their losses from last month on the back of a quick succession of more positive-sounding news on the global trade front.

18 Jan
May to spend weekend in talks to break Brexit impasse

Prime Minister Theresa May was preparing to spend her weekend drumming up support domestically and internationally as she looked for a way to break the Brexit impasse.