LONDON — The British pound is dropping sharply in overnight trade on Thursday after the exit poll suggested that no party will win a majority in the House of Commons after 2017’s general election. The exit poll, which in recent elections has proved to be a fairly accurate forecast of the official result, showed Theresa […]

REUTERS/Darren Staples Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends an election campaign event in Wolverhampton, May 30, 2017. LONDON — The pound is falling against the euro and dollar on Wednesday after a new poll suggested that next week’s election could return a hung parliament. The Times reports that a constituency-by-constituency poll by YouGov suggests that […]

Jeff Spicer / Stringer Business confidence bounced back from a Brexit shock in August, according to figures from polling group YouGov. Business confidence rose to 109.7, recovering from a reading of 105 in July, according to a report from YouGov and the Centre for Economics and Business Research. Confidence in the future is still lower than before the vote […]

KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Malaysia’s annual inflation rate in May is expected to ease slightly to 3.3 percent, reflecting steady costs of food, fuel and transportation. Forecasts of 14 economists ranged from 3.2 to 3.5 percent. In April, the inflation rate was 3.4 percent, after the government reduced subsidies on fuel. Forecasts for Malaysia’s May […]