Pound strengthens after Farage-Johnson pact

Pedro Gonçalves
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Pound strengthens after Farage-Johnson pact

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage is standing down candidates in seats won by the Conservatives in 2017 because he does not want anti-Brexit parties to win, in what is a significant boost for Prime minister Boris Johnson ahead of the December 12 election. At 12h45, sterling was up 0.8% against the dollar at 1.2875 and 0.6% higher versus the euro at 1.1668. Speaking at a campaign rally in Hartlepool, Brexit party leader Farage said the party would concentrate on seats held by Labour and o...

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