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UPDATE 2-Sterling hits 3-wk high after robust UK data, Yellen speech

LONDON, Aug 26 Sterling hit a three-week high against the dollar on Friday, supported by solid UK growth and business investment data and after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen gave no firm indication that the central bank would raise interest rates next month.

Sterling climbs towards three-week high, GDP data eyed

LONDON, Aug 26 Sterling hovered near a three-week high against the dollar on Friday, with traders awaiting the second reading of UK growth figures amid receding worries over the impact of Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union.

Sterling edges down from three-week high, GDP data eyed

LONDON, Aug 25 Sterling edged down from a three-week high against the dollar on Thursday but traded just above $1.32, with worries over the economic impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union having eased a touch after better-than-expected data.

Sterling near 3-week high as fears over impact of Brexit ease

LONDON, Aug 25 Sterling traded close to a three-week high against the dollar on Thursday and was on track for its best week in six, with worries over the economic impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union easing a little after recent better-than-expected data.

Sterling pinned near recent highs, boosted by upbeat data

LONDON, Aug 24 Sterling climbed against the euro and held just below $1.32 on Wednesday, with speculators trimming bets against the currency after recent data indicated that the economy was holding up surprisingly well after the Brexit vote.

Short-covering lifts sterling as bets against it hit record high

LONDON, Aug 22 Sterling gained on Monday, after registering its strongest week in five against the dollar as a run of robust economic data suggested Britain's economy was faring better than expected following its vote to leave the European Union.

Sterling inches higher after strongest week in five

LONDON, Aug 22 Sterling inched up on Monday after registering its strongest week in five against the dollar, as a run of robust economic data suggested Britain's economy was faring better than expected following its vote to leave the European Union.

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