As expected, the FOMC voted to maintain the federal funds rate at a range of 1.00% to 1.25% at the November meeting, citing ���realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation��� as the driving forces behind today's decision.
The existing Brexit deal has once again failed to win the backing of a majority in parliament.
This week the House of Commons demonstrated that a clear majority of Members of Parliament (MPs) are not willing to leave the EU without a deal.
The coming week is a very big week for sterling investors since the Chancellor will present a new statement on fiscal policy and there are a series of votes in the House of Commons to break the Brexit impasse.
There has been significant progress in the Brexit negotiations in the last 48 hours.
The Italian election did not result in a majority for either a single party or coalition.