British Pound Hits 6 Week low as Anti-Business Candidate Gains

The British Pound loses ground against the U.S. dollar after a poll showed British Prime Minister Theresa May's party losing seats in the election next week. The yougov.com poll says the conservative party could lose as many as 20 seats and the anti-business candidate gaining ground. There's a big trade deal with Vietnam in the works. Reuters reports Vietnam's Prime Minister said he would sign deals for U.S. goods and services worth $15 to $17 billion during his visit to Washington, D.C., mainly for high technology products and for services. He is sue to meet President Trump today. At least 80 people were killed in a bomb blast in Kabul, Afghanistan. 300 people were injured. The suicide blast happened in a highly secure area near the German Embassy. So far, no group has claimed responsibility.

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