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“The removal of this uncertainty around sterling has led to clients who have not been active for months returning to the market,” Russell Lascala, global co-head of foreign exchange trading at Deutsche Bank, told the WSJ, pointing out that pension funds, insurance companies and corporations have resumed buying U.K. equities and government bonds, or gilts.

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British lawmakers will vote next week on amendments that would make a “no-deal” scenario less likely, along with the possibility of allowing Parliament the ability to hold a second referendum, which was put forward by the opposition Labour Party.

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