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The European Union is planning to delay the decision on allowing the UK to continue clearing euro transactions for EU-based clients due to concerns over the UK’s intention to break the Withdrawal Agreement with the Internal Markets Bill, Reuters reported on Monday, citing a derivatives industry source.

The EU is expected to make the decision on clearing toward the end of September, the source further told Reuters.

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This headline doesn’t seem to be having a significant impact on market sentiment. As of writing, the UK’s FTSE 100 Index was up 0.15% on the day at 6,041.