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Sterling fell to a 31-year low against the dollar as a sell-off stemming from Britain's decision to quit the EU gathered pace.
Sterling hit a 2016 high and the euro surged against the dollar and yen after a series of late opinion polls favored Britain staying.
The dollar was broadly weaker on Wednesday as risk appetite returned to markets.
Sterling and the euro rose on the last day before Britain's referendum on EU membership, the pound trading just off its highest this year.
The Canadian dollar settled at C $1.2811 to the greenback, or 78.06 U.S. cents, very slightly weaker than Monday's close of C $1.2809, or 78.07 U.S. cents. It traded in a tight range, between C $1.2825 and C $1.2763, its strongest level since June 13. People have pared back their risk, they have their views and are waiting to see what happens "with the vote on Thursday, said...
The dollar tumbled on as sterling surged more than 2 percent and the euro jumped after opinion polls swung in favor of remain.
Sterling rose as traders evaluated whether the killing of MP Jo Cox may alter the balance of opinion on Brexit.
OTTAWA, June 17- Canada's annual inflation rate cooled in May on cheaper gasoline and a slowdown in price increases for food, but the Statistics Canada data was not expected to move monetary policymakers from the sidelines. The Canadian dollar slightly trimmed its gains against the greenback immediately following the data, but investors were more focused on...
Sterling rallied from a two-month low against the euro, extending gains after British police said British lawmaker Jo Cox died.
The dollar added to earlier losses on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged, as was widely expected.
*Loonie touched its weakest since June 6 at C $1.2873. TORONTO, June 14- The Canadian dollar settled at its weakest in a week against a broadly firmer U.S. dollar on Tuesday, but the risk-sensitive and commodity-linked currency fared better against those more exposed to a potential British exit from the European Union. "It has been saved a little by the fact the Fed...
The yen surged to its strongest level against the euro in more than three years on Tuesday as the chances of UK voting next week to leave the EU grew.
The safe-haven yen firmed broadly on Monday, hitting a three-year peak against the euro and sterling and a six-week high versus the dollar.
Sterling fell to a two-month low against the U.S. dollar on Monday as concerns grew about the threat of the U.K. voting to leave the EU in 10 days' time.
The yen and Swiss franc rose as oil prices slid and bank shares led global equity markets lower, stoking a fresh wave of bids for low-risk assets.
A broad decline in commodity and stock prices in major world markets raised the yen on Thursday.
The dollar hit a five-week trough on Wednesday, hurt by waning expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates anytime soon.
Nomura declared a Trump presidency a major market risk, predicting turbulence if the presumptive Republican nominee moves into the White House.
*Crude oil climbing above $50 a barrel lifts Canadian dollar. The Australian dollar was little changed at $0.7454 after surging more than 1 percent overnight to a one-month high of $0.7478 after the Reserve Bank of Australia stood pat on monetary policy and hinted it was not in a hurry to raise rates. The Canadian dollar hovered near C $1.2753 per dollar, a...
The Australian dollar strengthened on Tuesday after the Reserve Bank of Australia kept interest rates on hold.