The sterling came under pressure as the Bank of England governor said impact of Brexit was as yet unclear.
Brent and WTI contracts hammered as fears of crude supply glut escalate.
Natixis and Marex Spectron set to face-off in British court over alleged fraud pertaining to nickel warehouse receipts.
Global crude benchmarks continue to slide saddled with US oversupply fears and Qatar's diplomatic row.
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Rising stockpiles of US crude oil add to the downside drag of the Qatar diplomatic row.
Decision by several Saudi-led Middle Eastern nations to sever ties with Doha sent oil futures tumbling.
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Lower demand and technical correction took a heavy toll on the precious metal in Asian and European trading.
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Brent, WTI contracts lost further ground as US rig count rose and traders were unconvinced by producers' cuts.
US President's plan to sell half of his country's crude oil reserves fails to unnerve Opec members.
Both Brent and West Texas Intermediate contracts shed 5% overnight before staging a minor recovery.
Russian and Saudi oil ministers broker deal between 24 producers to extend their ongoing output cuts.
Khalid Al-Falih also said he was not concerned about US shale production and described it as necessary.
Most crude producers want production cuts to be extended for 6 to 9 months but Kuwait wants more.
An influential oil producers' committee has proposed rolling over ongoing output cuts.
Ineos is buying yet another North Sea oil and gas business to continue its operational expansion in the region.
Precious metals rose for much of the European session fuelled by volatility in currency markets and political uncertainty.