FOREX-Greenback weak as Brexit deal boosts euro; sterling in examine

FOREX-Greenback weak as Brexit deal boosts euro; sterling in examine

* Greenback weaker towards most majors* Sterling decrease earlier than parliament votes on Brexit deal (New all through, updates charges and provid

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* Greenback weaker towards most majors

* Sterling decrease earlier than parliament votes on Brexit deal (New all through, updates charges and provides feedback post-U.S. market open; new byline, adjustments dateline from London)

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed

NEW YORK, Oct 18 (Reuters) – The greenback crept decrease towards the euro on Friday because the widespread foreign money loved a carry from hopes {that a} Brexit deal between Britain and the European Union might enhance the chances of the euro zone avoiding a recession for now.

In one of the vital putting thrives of the three-year Brexit drama, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confounded his opponents on Thursday by clinching a brand new cope with the EU, although the bloc had promised it might by no means reopen a treaty it agreed final yr.

The euro has been rattled this yr by dismal manufacturing information and by worries that deepening financial tensions between the USA and China might gradual euro zone economies even additional.

However with Britain’s Johnson and EU leaders agreeing a brand new deal for Britain to exit the bloc, and no latest dangerous information on the U.S.-China commerce entrance, the euro was getting a lift.

“Whereas the outcomes of tomorrow’s vote is way from sure, we see the progress remodeled the previous week as diminishing the probabilities of a no-deal Brexit,” stated John Doyle, vice chairman for dealing and buying and selling at Tempus Inc in Washington.

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