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Tommy Wilkes

Sterling shoots above $1.30 on Brexit hopes in jittery session

19 Feb 2019

LONDON Sterling shot past $1.30 on Tuesday on hopes that Prime Minister Theresa May will make progress in seeking changes to her Brexit deal with the European Union, although some traders struggled to explain the size of the move.

Euro recovers vs. dollar as trade optimism supports risk-taking

18 Feb 2019

LONDON The euro rallied and riskier currencies like the Australian dollar strengthened on Monday as optimism over a breakthrough in talks to end a U.S.-China trade war encouraged investors.

FOREX-Euro gains as U.S.-China trade-talk optimism boosts sentiment

18 Feb 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds details, updates prices)

FOREX-Euro lifted from lows on U.S.-China trade-talk optimism

18 Feb 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds details, updates with latest prices)

FOREX-Euro lifted from lows on trade talk optimism

18 Feb 2019

LONDON, Feb 18 The euro clawed itself back over the $1.13 mark and riskier currencies like the Australian dollar rose on Monday as optimism over a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade war talks boosted investor sentiment at the start of the week.

FOREX-Swedish crown, Kiwi dollar gain as central banks disappoint doves

13 Feb 2019

* Dollar pauses after recent run but euro fails to make headway

FOREX-Swedish crown, New Zealand dollar up as central banks disappoint doves

13 Feb 2019

* Kiwi, Swedish crown gain on less dovish central bank signals

FOREX-Dollar takes breather as US-China trade hopes spur risk-taking

13 Feb 2019

LONDON, Feb 13 The dollar's recent rally paused on Wednesday as hopes for a United States and China trade deal spurred demand for riskier currencies.

Sterling edges off three-week low as PM May presses on with Brexit diplomacy

12 Feb 2019

LONDON The British currency rose off three-week lows against the dollar on Tuesday as Prime Minister Theresa May said the government would seek to speed up ratification of its Brexit withdrawal deal with the European Union if time gets too tight.

Pound drops as UK economy slows sharply

11 Feb 2019

LONDON Sterling weakened on Monday after data showed that Britain's economy last year grew at its slowest since 2012, with Brexit uncertainty hitting investment and the slowdown accelerating at the end of 2018.

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