*Sterling on defensive for UK elections. SYDNEY, May 7- The dollar languished at its lowest in over two months against a basket of major currencies early on Thursday, under renewed pressure from disappointing data, while a further spike in German yields gave the euro some support. The euro jumped to a two-month high of $1.1371, continuing to pull away from a 12- year...» Read More
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