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Adrian Holliday

Adrian has written about property, pensions and investing for almost 20 years, from Teletext to the Observer and AOL. He is a believer in diversity, low transaction costs – and simplicity.

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PM update: Sterling slumps on trade talks delay, Ryanair shares dive -6%, oil up

It was good news in theory for the pound earlier: Theresa May got the longed-for go-ahead.

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AM update: Airbus bosses go, Asian stocks down, gold and oil up

Asian stocks traded mostly lower on Friday with the Hang Seng dipping almost -1.5%.

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No BoE move, Disney snaps up Fox entertainment assets, pound up

The Bank of England warned earlier of more interest rate rises in an effort to cage UK inflation

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AM update: Fed signals more rate hikes, dollar down, Sports Direct profits suffer

The US Federal Reserve last night raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point

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PM update: US stocks up ahead of Fed decision, Ashtead Group shares down -5%, pound rises

US inflation frustration saw the dollar slip earlier today.

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AM update: Dixons profits hit, US Fed poised to lift rates, pound lifts

The third US Federal Reserve interest rate rise in 12 months is expected later today.

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PM update: UK inflation nears 6-year high, Facebook promises tax change, pound lower

UK inflation came in at +3.1% at 9.30am, modestly above a 3% consensus estimate.

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AM update: Brent crude hits $65, UK CPI tipped to stick to 3%, pound down

Overnight Brent crude soared past $65 a barrel for the first time since 2015.

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PM update: Disney up on Fox speculation, pound down, City Brexit jobs loss downgraded

The FTSE 100 got some support today from a weakened sterling today.

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AM update: Asian stocks bounce back, Bitcoin opens on CBOE, Four Seasons worry

Asian stocks were mostly higher overnight, boosted by more US positivity on Friday

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PM update: Pound lurches on Brexit ‘reality check’, US jobs improve, gold down

A lack of clarity on the Brexit ‘breakthrough’ forged in the early hours of this morning kept sterling earth-bound today

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AM update: Brexit divorce part-struck, pound flips, Asian shares surge

After a long night of telephone diplomacy and agreement with the DUP – no hard border – a EU-UK divorce deal is agreed.

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PM update: GE slashes 12,000 jobs, Bitcoin soars beyond $16,000, Ladbrokes Coral up +29%

Bitcoin sailed past $16,000, its meteoric rise unabated putting on around 25% in just the last 24 hours.

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AM update: Nikkei powers back, Ladbrokes and GVC merger talks (again), Bitcoin hits $14,400

The Nikkei’s sharp -2% Wednesday fall was somewhat reversed today.

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PM update: Brexit deal hope weakens, Saga and Poundland owner shares turn volatile

The pound continued to wilt today, down -0.25% mid-afternoon at 1.3386.

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