British pound volatile as Brexit-vote day arrives

2019-01-15

The British pound bounced around Tuesday, briefly pushing to pushing to levels not seen since mid-November, hours ahead of a crucial vote on an exit plan for the U.K. to leave the European Union. Giving up most of an earlier lead, sterling GBPUSD, -0.0466% last bought $1.2874, slightly higher thanRead More →

British pound climbs as likelihood of Brexit delay rises

2019-01-11

The British pound strengthened against the U.S. dollar and the euro on Friday after U.K. newspaper The Evening Standard reported that a delay to the March 29 Brexit was becoming increasingly likely. While the idea of a Brexit delay was refuted by Prime Minister Theresa May’s government earlier this week,Read More →

London energy group Ophir in takeover talk

2019-01-02

Ophir Energy OPHR, +32.56%   became the second London-listed mid-cap oil-and-gas company to attract a suitor in recent weeks after it said it is in talks with Indonesia’s Medco Energi MEDC, -0.72%  about a potential all-cash takeover bid which could create a southeast Asian upstream powerhouse. The news sent sharesRead More →