Sterling slides on reports of parliament to be…

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: Sterling hit by rumours of proroguing parliamentEarlier:Recession fears mount as US yield curve invertsInvestors: it’s a flashing red lightBrexit dashboard: UK economy falters 9.22am BST The…

Trade war tensions send China’s yuan to 11-year…

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news 8.19am BST Swiss bank UBS is so concerned about the trade war that it is recommending that its clients sell shares.UBS has cut its recommendation on…

Gold price hits six-year high as geopolitical crises…

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as asset prices are hit by Argentina currency crash and Hong Kong protestsGold hits $1,523 per ounceAsian markets fall 8.15am BST Stock markets across the Asia-Pacific…