FTSE 100 hits a record high as sterling stumbles on stalling Brexit talks but the weak pound boosts London's global giants



The FTSE 100 closed at a new record high today as the pound's continued weakness encouraged investors to snap up shares on the London stock market.
A weak pound boosts the overseas earnings of the international corporate giants listed on the leading London index and the FTSE 100 jumped 22.43 points to a record close of 7,556.24 today.
The winning streak for share prices comes as the pound has dropped against the US dollar and euro over the past month, due to fears over Brexit, falling from $1.35 to $1.32 and from €1.14 to €1.12
Volatile sterling fell today before recovering some ground, as... read more

 
12 October 2017 in Business, Views: 48
Source: Daily Mail
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