The British pound falls 0.3% against the U.S. dollar after Theresa May's government has been found in contempt of Parliament and is ordered to hand over the Attorney General's legal advice on Brexit.
The government had lost in its bid to water down the opposition contempt motion.
The debate on May's Brexit deal begins later today.
Invesco CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust ETF (NYSE:FXB) falls 0.4%.
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