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The Shared currency rose to $1.2161 as markets wait on comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, who is likely to renew a commitment to ultra-easy policy.
The Cable rocketed to $1.3736, benefitting from broad US dollar weakness rather than any GBP specific strength or positive UK fundamental developments.
The Japanese Yen meandered at 103.69 against the U.S dollar despite comments from The Bank of Japan's Governor Haruhiko Kuroda that the central bank will mull exit from easing policy when inflation nears 2%.
The Aussie dollar climbed to $0.7744 with Australian markets returning from a holiday and on a better-than-expected inflation figures earlier today.
South Africa's rand firmed at 15.05 against the greenback on Tuesday on a return of risk appetite globally as investors continued to weigh the benefits of fiscal stimulus and coronavirus vaccine rollouts over concerns about second and third wave infections.
The dollar-rupee stayed put at 39.95(selling) per dollar on the local market.
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