Businesses are assessing the impact of the political chaos in Britain
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was off a touch, having swung up on Tuesday after Chinese officials came out in force to signal more measures to stabilise a slowing economy.
"At cabinet today, we agreed that preparing for 'no deal' will be an operational priority within government, but our overall priority remains to secure a deal," Stephen Barclay told Sky News television
May is facing deadlock in the deeply divided parliament over her Brexit deal
PwC projected economic growth in 2019 of 1.6 percent for Britain
EU preparing a 6-point draft for British PM Theresa May to help convince UK parliament to approve their Brexit deal