Friday, 31st March 2023


27 Sep 2022
The currency took a beating from investors after the government announced plans to cut billions in tax revenues. The new Conservative Party government under Prime Minister Liz Truss has been in power for just 20 days.
17 Sep 2020
The pound sterling has dropped to a six-month low against the dollar and euro, as the UK and EU ramp up their Brexit rhetoric. Analysts say the chances of reaching a trade deal are increasingly slim. Also in the show: the French government extends its financial support for parents whose children can't go to school because of the pandemic, and Citigroup breaks Wall Street's glass ceiling as it appoints Jane Fraser to be the first female CEO of a major US bank.
19 Oct 2019
Jeremy Stretch, head of G-10 FX strategy at CIBC Capital Markets, discusses the renewed optimism for a Brexit deal and its potential impact on the British pound. She speaks on "Bloomberg The Open."
3 Sep 2019
Pound flounders on Brexit uncertainty
10 Feb 2019
Sandra Crowl, member of the investment committee at Carmignac Gestion, discusses the outlook for gilts, the pound and U.K. stocks as the Brexit deadline nears.
18 Jan 2019
Pound steady as UK government seeks Brexit 'consensus'.
9 Mar 2017
Egypt’s external finances improved following the Nov. 3 decision to float the pound, the central bank said, as inflows from investments, remittances and exports picked up.
8 Mar 2017
Kit Juckes, a global strategist at Societe Generale, discusses a slowing of the U.K. economy post-Brexit and the impact of a weakening pound.


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The French have protested against a planned pension reform. But in fact, the country's pension system is fairly generous when compared with many others in Europe. In several countries, people work much longer.
6 hours ago
The newly scheduled dates will mark the rock 'n' roll legends' first time reuniting following last year's postponement. The series of dates follows a massively successful and record-breaking first leg in 2019.
6 hours ago
More and more children are found to be HIV-positive in northwest Pakistan. Officials attribute the trend to mandatory pre-surgery testing and growing public awareness.
6 hours ago
Recent reports suggest that LGBTQ people in Egypt are increasingly being targeted digitally. But activists and observers say that the crackdown is, in fact, systemic.
7 hours ago
Trump's former national security advisor, John Bolton, to Conflict Zone: I don't think he knew what he was doing.
7 hours ago
Minister of National Security Itamar Ben-Gvir announced a postponement of plans to overhaul the judiciary, which had triggered protests and strikes by those who opposed.