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Sterling steady as soft data is offset by BoE hike expectations

Sterling edged up against the dollar and euro on Friday but finished the week in much the same place as it had started, with weaker-than-expected economic data being offset by hawkish comments from Bank of England policymakers.

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COMPARE GBP EUR USD JPY CHF AUD CAD CNY HKD
CURRENCY LAST CHANGE % CHANGE TIME 2-DAY TREND
GBP » 1.000 0.000 0.00% -- --
EUR » 1.1359 0.0000 +0.00% 10:02pm GMT GBPEUR=X
USD » 1.3965 0.0000 +0.00% 10:02pm GMT GBP=X
JPY » 149.2600 0.0000 +0.00% 10:02pm GMT GBPJPY=X
CHF » 1.3080 0.0000 +0.00% 10:02pm GMT GBPCHF=X
AUD » 1.7794 -0.0003 -0.02% 10:04pm GMT GBPAUD=X
INR » 90.3540 0.0000 +0.00% 10:02pm GMT GBPINR=X
CAD » 1.7632 -0.0003 -0.02% 10:19pm GMT GBPCAD=X
CNY » 8.8439 0.0000 +0.00% 10:02pm GMT GBPCNY=X
MXN » 25.8734 0.0000 +0.00% 10:02pm GMT GBPMXN=X
RUB » 78.6387 0.0000 +0.00% 8:58pm GMT GBPRUB=X
SEK » 11.4135 0.0000 +0.00% 10:02pm GMT GBPSEK=X

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Venezuela aims for crypto alchemy with new 'petro gold' token

Venezuela is preparing a new cryptocurrency called "petro gold" that will be backed by precious metals, President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday, a day after launching an oil-backed token that has been panned as a pipe dream by blockchain experts.

Bitcoin nearly doubles in value from year's low hit in early February

Bitcoin hit a three-week high on Tuesday and has surged nearly 100 percent from its lowest level this year, as its recovery continued after South Korea's financial regulator eased its stance on cryptocurrencies, weeks after it considered shutting down digital currency exchanges.

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GBP USD EUR
GBP
INVERSE
1.0000
1.0000
0.7158
1.3965
0.8800
1.1359
USD
INVERSE
1.3965
0.7158
1.0000
1.0000
1.2294
0.8134
EUR
INVERSE
1.1359
0.8800
0.8134
1.2294
1.0000
1.0000

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FTSE 100 » 7,244.41 -0.11%
Euro Stox » 1,492.78 +0.23%
S&P » 2,747.30 +1.60%
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GB 10YR
+1.514
-0.007
DE 10YR
+0.651
-0.004
JP 10YR
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-0.002
Gold
1,329.80 USD
-0.80
Copper
3.20 USD
-0.03
Brent Crude
67.31 USD
+0.00