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LONDON Sterling skidded on Friday, trading almost two U.S. cents below a high reached earlier after a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations, with cautious investors booking profits after a sharp rally in recent days.
LONDON Sterling rebounded off the day's lows but remained well near an eight-day low on Thursday as investors doubted whether British officials will be able to break through a deadlock before a crucial EU summit next week.
LONDON "Flash crashes" in the foreign exchange markets are far more common than is generally believed, a study by trading algorithm provider Pragma said on Thursday.
LONDON Sterling touched a one-week low in volatile trading on Wednesday amid growing concerns that a Brexit deal may be unlikely before next week's key EU summit.
LONDON Sterling investors remain hesitant about chasing the rallying pound higher even as the British government said it was close to an agreement with the European Union on how to move Brexit talks onto trade next year.
LONDON Sterling topped $1.35 on Thursday, hitting a two-month peak, as hopes grew of a deal between Britain and the European Union at a summit next month.
LONDON Sterling rose to a two-month high after European Union diplomats said that Britain has moved "close" to EU demands over Brexit, although concerns that differences remain on key conditions capped the currency's gains on Wednesday. | Video
LONDON Sterling briefly rallied more than a percent from its lows in on Tuesday after The Daily Telegraph newspaper reported that Britain and the European Union had agreed on the Brexit divorce bill, citing unidentified sources.
LONDON Sterling tumbled more than half a percent on Tuesday due to broad dollar demand at the end of month and a return of concerns over Brexit.
LONDON Sterling briefly hit an eight-week high on Monday before gains were checked as investors consolidated bets ahead of a key EU summit and against the backdrop of a brewing political crisis in Ireland.