Sterling slips on worries over economic, political uncertainty

Sterling slipped to a three-week low on Tuesday after data showed construction sector activity tumbled in September, and as investors worried about political and economic uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the European Union. Brexit minister David Davis told the Conservative Party conference on Tuesday that Britain wants to negotiate...


Dollar stands tall against euro as investors watch Catalan vote aftermath

The dollar started the month on a high note on Monday, gaining against the euro and other major counterparts as investors monitored an independence vote in Spain’s Catalonia. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, added 0.1 percent to 93.192. Liquidity was...