Selling Britain by the pound
Forex traders are no more impressed by UK PM Theresa May's latest efforts than were the leaders of the European Union, and sterling is on track to take the 'week's worst performer' title away from a languishing loonie.
Head of Commodity Strategy
Financial markets are growing increasingly nervous ahead of Thursday, when President Trump is expected to slap another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports. The dollar is seeing some broad-based gains while stocks are trading lower.
The reaction in commodities has been broadly negative with crude oil and products being the noticeable exception as momentum buyers respond to Iran supply risks and Tropical Storm Gordon currently moving through the Gulf of Mexico.