Trump signals soft Brexit will 'kill' UK's chances of US trade deal

Sterling down 0.3% against the US dollar

Tom Eckett
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Sterling falls as Trump signals soft Brexit will ‘kill’ UK’s chances of US trade deal
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Sterling falls as Trump signals soft Brexit will ‘kill’ UK’s chances of US trade deal

Sterling was down in early morning trading after US President Donald Trump's commented on his visit to the UK that a "soft" Brexit, as signalled in the white paper released on Thursday, would "kill" any chances of a trade deal being made with the US.

Along with suggesting her Brexit strategy, which was put together last week, was the wrong way to go, he accused Prime Minister Theresa May of ignoring his advice on how to handle the negotiations ...

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