By  on October 17, 2019

LONDON — It’s been an emotional week in Britain, with Boris Johnson hailing a breakthrough on Brexit, and preparing to put his new deal to Parliament, while manufacturers and brands are now demanding government subsidies to offset the pain of new U.S. tariffs, which will come into effect on Friday.

A potentially viable Brexit deal gave the British pound a boost on Thursday, with the currency now trading around $1.29, compared with $1.28 earlier in the day.

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