NEW YORK - The euro rebounded from a 13-month low on Wednesday after a report suggested the European Central Bank might not introduce more stimulus next week while major U.S. stock indexes were little changed, with the S&P 500 clinging near the 2,000 milestone.
LONDON - Britain's top equity index climbed to its highest closing level in nearly two months on Wednesday, with oil and gas services company Petrofac buoyed by positive broker comments.
NEW YORK - The dollar softened on Wednesday as traders focussed on riskier currencies, while the battered euro hit a 19-month low against the Swiss franc amid speculation the European Central Bank will resort to quantitative easing.
LONDON - Sterling traded firm near two-week highs against a struggling euro on Wednesday, helped by widening interest rate differentials between the two-year British government bonds and their euro zone counterparts.
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