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  • *Dollar rises vs. euro, eyes on ECB press conference at 1230 GMT. LONDON, April 27- The dollar gained against the euro on Thursday after the European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged, while Sweden's crown fell sharply after its central bank fed yet more money into its economy. The greenback hit a day's high of $1.0921 against the euro, up 0.2 percent on the day...

  • *Eyes on ECB interest rate decision at 1145 GMT. LONDON, April 27- The dollar steadied against the euro on Thursday, recovering from investors' disappointment at U.S. Eyes were also on a euro trading tightly within ranges ahead of the European Central Bank's interest rate decision and news conference, with traders searching for any drift at the bank towards...

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