The pound has edged back above the $1.23 barrier in early trade after Chancellor Philip Hammond said he's confident the local currency will find "an appropriate level" as Britain progresses with its plan to leave the EU.
If this week's speech by Theresa May on her Brexit plans was designed to reassure the City of London and stop banks from shifting jobs out of the UK, early indications are that it appears to have failed.
Jan 19 (Reuters) - Britain's Royal Mail Plc said on Thursday it was on track to achieve its cost savings targets for the current year and revenues in the first nine months were in line with expectations after a strong performance over Christmas.
Wales, the south-west and the north-west were the exceptions, with sales increasing last month, says Rics. Photograph: Alamy. Angela Monaghan.
Moneysupermarket's twerking businessman in high heels and Paddy Power's cat-kicking blind footballers were some of the most-complained-about ads of 2016.