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Euro at 3-year high as Europe leads global optimism

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 01:39

The euro hit a fresh three-year high on Monday as optimism around growth buoyed expectations of tighter policy from central banks, while the chance of a pro-European coalition in Germany also boosted confidence in the continent. As Sonia Legg reports, Asian shares also hit historic highs as most US markets were closed for a national holiday after last week's extended record-breaking run on Wall Street.

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The euro hit a fresh three-year high on Monday as optimism around growth buoyed expectations of tighter policy from central banks, while the chance of a pro-European coalition in Germany also boosted confidence in the continent. As Sonia Legg reports, Asian shares also hit historic highs as most US markets were closed for a national holiday after last week's extended record-breaking run on Wall Street.

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Euro at 3-year high as Europe leads global optimism

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 01:39