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The Shared currency extended gains to $1.1788 on rising optimism that U.S. lawmakers could agree on a new stimulus to blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus.
The Cable mounted to $1.2986 on rising expectations the EU and UK will agree on a trade deal, with Goldman Sachs forecasting both parties likely to reach an accord by early November.
The Japanese yen faded to 105.65 versus the U.S dollar despite statements from China that the U.S. ban on certain applications defy the World Trade Organization rules.
The Aussie dollar ticked down to $0.7170 after Australia’s central bank kept monetary policy unchanged and hinted at further policy easing.
South Africa's rand firmed at 16.53 against the greenback as global risk appetite increased on signs U.S. President Donald Trump's health has improved.
The USD/MUR stayed put at 40.35(selling) on the domestic market.
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