The pound cemented its status as the worst performing major currency against the dollar over the past month, as anxiety over whether Britain will leave the EU next year without a deal supplants interest rates as the key driver of sentiment.

The UK currency fell to its lowest level in 11 months on Monday, as UK trade secretary Liam Fox warned there was a 60-40 chance the UK would exit the EU in March without agreement and funds raised their bets against the currency.


We are starting to receive your thoughts regarding Brexit, especially as a no-deal is starting to look a real possibility.

I am keen to see more anonymous (unless you state otherwise) views and concerns that we will publish in an article at the end of this month.

It is vital that everyone- including politicians of every hue- understand the challenges finance directors face in planning for the future in such an uncertain climate.

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