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Pound rises after Theresa May wins no-confidence vote

The British pound rose against the dollar on Wednesday after UK Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of no confidence in the parliament.

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May speaks after surviving no-confidence vote

The United Kingdom's prime minister, Theresa May, survived a vote of no-confidence on the House of Commons after a massive Brexit defeat.

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Here's what the US and UK have in common

CNBC's "Power Lunch" team is joined by Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group, to discuss the possible outcomes for the United Kingdom's no-confidence vote in the Parliament.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks climb; sterling steady ahead of May vote

*Investors see growing likelihood of delay in UK leaving EU. NEW YORK, Jan 16- Major world stock indexes rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 supported by gains in U.S. bank stocks after strong earnings, while the pound was steady ahead of a no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May's government. Investors saw potential for legislative deadlock...

Source: Reuters

UPDATE 2-Brexit deal defeat boosts European banks

*FTSE 100 down 0.5 pct, Euro Stoxx up 0.5 pct. The Euro Stoxx finished the session up 0.5 percent, with most indexes on the continent in the black while London's FTSE lagged, down 0.5 percent, as a firming pound weighed on multinational exporters which make the lion's share of their earnings in foreign currencies. The FTSE 250, a benchmark for domestically exposed UK...

Source: Reuters

Santelli Exchange: Are the markets blind to the possibility of rising inflation?

Peterson Institute's Joseph Gagnon and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss the fed's inflation target and interest rates.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks rise; sterling up ahead of May vote

*Investors see growing likelihood of delay in UK leaving EU. NEW YORK, Jan 16- Major world stock indexes rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 supported by gains in U.S. bank stocks after strong earnings, while the pound edged up ahead of a no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May's government. Investors saw potential for legislative deadlock forcing...

Source: Reuters

FOREX-Dollar up on bleak EU outlook, pound bolstered by hopes of soft Brexit

NEW YORK, Jan 16- The dollar rose against the euro on Wednesday as the single currency was pushed lower by worries about the euro zone economy, while sterling was strong ahead of a no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May's government. Earlier this week, data showed Germany barely escaped a recession in the second half of 2018 and European Central...

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazilian stocks drop on financials; Latam currencies weaken

Jan 16- Brazilian stocks fell on Wednesday as bank losses weighed on the Bovespa index despite robust gains from the retail and materials sector, while currencies in Latin America weakened against the U.S. dollar. Shares of Brazilian gun maker Taurus Armas SA, which does not trade on the benchmark, fell more than 10 percent after Brazil's government said it is...

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CANADA FX DEBT-C$ extends holding pattern as stocks weather UK political risk

TORONTO, Jan 16- The Canadian dollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, extending this week's sideways pattern as stocks took British political upheaval in stride and oil prices reduced some of the previous day's gains. World equity markets held their nerve after the heavy parliamentary defeat of British Prime Minister Theresa...

Source: Reuters