By  on March 14, 2019

LONDON — The British pound lost ground on Wednesday after Members of Parliament voted to extend the Brexit deadline by “at least” three months to June 30 in what has been a week of high drama over how, when — and whether — Britain should leave the European Union.

The pound slipped to $1.32 from $1.33 following a series of votes in the early evening, the most important of which dealt with extending the March 29 Brexit deadline. MPs voted 412 to 202 in favor of a delay and it is now up to Prime Minister Theresa May to ask EU leaders for more time.

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