FTSE LIVE: Footsie flat but pound continues to slide against the dollar and the euro as reality over hard Brexit kicks in for investors
09:20: The Footsie was flat early on, but the pound has continued to fall in what has been a ferocious week's trading across the money markets so far.
With over an hour gone, the FTSE 100 was down just 8 points at 7,065.1, having leapt 1.3 per cent - or 90.82 points - to 7074.34 - close to a record of 7,104 set in April last year.
More concerning was that the pound continued its losing streak, as fears mounted over a so-called 'hard Brexit', while the FTSE 100 also nudged down.
The pound was down 0.18 per cent against the dollar at 1.270, having slumped over 1.5 per cent since Sunday and... read more
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