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Pound slips, FTSE rises after May loses control of Brexit

(Update) After an early spike the pound waned as speculation about Theresa May's future as prime minister grew, enabling the FTSE 100 to extends its gains.

Pound reverses as May admits her deal still dead in water

(Update) In volatile trading, the pound slipped, revived and then slipped again with the FTSE 100 paring earlier losses after prime minister admitted she lacked support to win a third vote on her EU deal.

Troy launches multi-asset ethical fund for Lyon's cub

Charlotte Yonge, Sebastian Lyon's assistant manager on £4.1 billion Trojan fund, handed reins of Trojan Ethical fund.

FTSE dives as Brexit delay boosts pound and US recession fears strike

FTSE 100 falls 2% as Brexit delay sends pound higher and US bond markets signal risk of recession in world's largest economy

Aviva says Bramson’s Barclays raid will fail after backing bank

Fund group which holds stakes in both Barclays and Ed Bramson's Sherborne Investors says activist’s campaign against bank is unlikely to succeed.

Oil and miners drive FTSE higher as Fed takes hikes off table

Federal Reserve signals it will hold back from raising interest rates for the rest of the year, driving FTSE 100 higher.

Bumper yields and UK bets draw fund managers to house builders

With yields in double figures for some house builders, fund managers are drawn to their sector as the 'cleanest' contrarian bet on the UK economy.

Miners and oil stocks boost FTSE as Ocado hits record high

Miners and oil majors lead FTSE 100 higher as Ocado hits record high on strong first quarter sales.

Miners and banks boost FTSE as Footasylum surges on JD Sports bid

Miners and banks drive up FTSE 100, while Footasylum shares surge on JD Sports takeover.

FTSE buoyed by vote for Brexit delay as oil majors rally

FTSE 100 rises after MPs vote for Brexit delay, with Shell and BP among the risers as oil price continues to rise.