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Sterling stays weak ahead, May to speak in parliament

Wed Jan 11 01:12:02 EST 2017 | Reuters
LONDON Sterling edged towards a 10-week low against the dollar on Wednesday, kept under pressure by fears that Britain will undergo a "hard" exit from the EU in which access to the single market will play second fiddle to immigration controls. The pound posted its worst day in three months against the dollar GBP=D4 on Monday after Prime Minister Theresa May said she was not interested in Britain keeping "bits" of its European Union membership. It built on those losses on Tuesday, hitting the low..

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