Pound falls to a six-week low amid the latest blow to Theresa May's campaign.
Examining the billionaire investor and business magnate's journey on Wall Street and his net worth following recent setbacks.
YouGov poll predicts Tories could lose up to 20 seats next week and fall short of overall majority.
Investors were indifferent to China's positive manufacturing sector outlook.
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite snapped a 7-day win streak, dropping 0.1% on Tuesday.
Euro under pressure amid growing concerns over Greece bailout deal.
Internet retail giant has won the tussle between it and Google's parent company for a four-figure stock price valuation.
Brent, WTI contracts lost further ground as US rig count rose and traders were unconvinced by producers' cuts.
Tensions surrounding James Comey's testimony and Mario Draghi's comments led to subdued activity.
The Nikkei rose by 0.10% during midday trading hours
The FTSE 100 and the FTSE 250 both end the week setting mid-session records.
US President's plan to sell half of his country's crude oil reserves fails to unnerve Opec members.
Fears of a hung parliament creep into the City as YouGov poll cuts Tories' lead to five points.
Both Brent and West Texas Intermediate contracts shed 5% overnight before staging a minor recovery.
Investors were disappointed by Opec's decision for supply cut extension.