U.K. Markets Rise as Global Factors Outweigh Political Turmoil


On Wednesday, as London’s financial markets reopened after the resignations of senior ministers put Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s tenure in doubt, Britain’s benchmark stock market index rose more than 1 percent, alongside increases in other European markets.

After an initial gain, the British pound fell 0.5 percent against the U.S. dollar in afternoon trading, extending a 1.5 percent drop the day before, as investors sought the safety of the U.S. currency amid growing risks of…



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