UPDATE 1-Brexit-shaken sterling hits 11-week low despite firm data
Wed Jan 11 01:39:16 EST 2017 | Reuters
LONDON Data suggesting the British economy kept its momentum at the end of 2016 despite June's Brexit vote could not support sterling on Wednesday as worries over a "hard" departure from the EU sent it to an 11-week low. Numbers showed industrial output rose 2.1 percent in November, recovering from a 1.1 percent drop in October and beating expectations for a 0.8 percent jump. But despite initially inching higher on the data, the pound quickly gave up those gains, briefly dipping below $1.21 GBP=..
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LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday it was wrong to say a "hard Brexit" was inevitable, after sterling fell to a 10-week low following comments interpreted as a signal..
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