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The Shared currency surged to $1.2157, backed by European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen announcement that the EU has struck a deal with BioNTech/Pfizer for up to 1.8 billion extra doses of their Covid-19 vaccine.
The Cable rose to a high of $1.4055, unaffected by the Scottish Parliament election results. Scotland's leader Nicolas Sturgeon said another independence referendum was inevitable after her party's resounding election victory.
The Japanese yen rocketed to 108.80 versus the U.S dollar after U.S. jobs data for April came in well below expectations, lighting a fire under the greenback.
The Aussie dollar extended gains to $0.7851 while ignoring mixed Aussie data amid a broad-based U.S. dollar selloff.
The Canadian dollar spurred to 1.2116 against the U.S dollar despite disappointing Canadian labor market report.
The rand gained strongly to 14.05 per U.S dollar hitting its highest level against the dollar since January 2020 after Moody's skipped review of South Africa's Sovereign rating.
The dollar-rupee is unchanged at 40.85(Selling) on the local market.