3rd January 2018, 20:31
In other Brexit news, the U.K. has held informal talks about joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, according to the Financial Times.
Trade Secretary Liam Fox is developing the proposal and Greg Hands, a U.K. trade minister, said there’s no geographical reason why Britain couldn’t join the partnership.
The Irish airline Ryanair is seeking a UK air operator’s certificate so that it can still operate in Britain in the case of a messy split with the EU. The company says the move is a precaution.
And, the pound reached a three-month high after U.K. manufacturing data showed the sector held up in December.