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Shares at five-month high, sterling rides Brexit twists

Stock markets across the world rose on Tuesday for a seventh session, the longest winning streak of the year, while sterling wobbled against the U.S. dollar on expectations European Union officials would allow Britain a delay on Brexit negotiations.

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Dollar steady ahead of Fed's interest rate decision

The U.S. dollar was little changed against a basket of currencies on Monday, sticking close to a two-week low, as caution about the American economy and expectations for an accommodative Federal Reserve kept the greenback subdued.

Fed looks to avoid crossed signals at policy meeting

Only two things will really matter when Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strides to the podium for his press conference on Wednesday after the end of the U.S. central bank's latest two-day policy meeting: Dots and bonds.

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