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Brazil market slump pushes real to 2019 low

Brazil's stocks and currency slumped to multi-month lows on Friday , as a further escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China slammed investor confidence and asset prices around the world.

Dollar skids on heightened U.S.-China trade tension

The dollar stumbled on Friday after President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to start looking for an alternative to China as Beijing imposed more tariffs on American goods, further exacerbating a prolonged trade war between the world's two largest economies.

Sterling falls as doubts grow about Brexit talks

The pound fell on Friday after enjoying its biggest one-day gain in months, as investors reassessed whether British Prime Minister Boris Johnson had made any progress in convincing the European Union to renegotiate the Brexit agreement.

Dollar rises vs yen, Swiss franc as risk appetite grows

The dollar advanced against the safe-haven yen and Swiss Franc on Wednesday, as risk appetite increased with global stocks and U.S. yields were mostly higher ahead of an annual Federal Reserve gathering later this week in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and a summit of major central banks this weekend.

Sterling weakens ahead of Johnson, Merkel meeting

The pound on Wednesday gave back some of the previous day's gains as investors took little heart from hints by German Chancellor Angela Merkel that there might be room for negotiation over Brexit as prospects of a no deal loom.

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