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Concerns over Brexit vote weakens pound and pushes FTSE higher

Sterling weakened 0.4% against the dollar as UK Prime Minister Theresa May potentially faces a Commons defeat on Brexit later today. The FTSE 100 gained 0.3% to 7,626 as the majority of companies in the index benefit from a weaker pound due to their overseas earnings. Among the risers were ...

Rio Tinto sees annual iron-ore shipments at top end of guidance range

Mining house Rio Tinto said it expected its annual iron ore shipments to be at the top end of its guidance range after it boosted production of the steel-making ingredient in the second quarter. For the three months through June, iron ore production rose 7% on-year to 85.5m tonnes, while ...

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