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The Single currency slipped to $1.1800 with investors awaiting U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell further guidance on the U.S. monetary policy outlook during the Jackson Hole symposium starting on Thursday.
The cable nosedived to 1.3094 following Britain and the European Union made scant progress towards a deal on future ties in talks this week, and their chief negotiators blamed each other for the stalemate as time ticks down to an end-of-year deadline.
The Japanese Yen retreated to 105.87 against the U.S dollar on concerns surrounding Japanese PM Abe’s health and virus woes in Tokyo.
The Aussie dollar dropped to $0.7171 with the U.S Markit Manufacturing PMI and the Services PMI data rising to 53.6 and 54.8, respectively.
The South Africa's rand gained to 17.10/dlr after a further easing of the country's coronavirus lockdown and three days of planned power cuts suspended by ailing state utility Eskom.
The pair stayed put at 40.20(selling) on the domestic market.
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