Dollar boosted by trade progress signs, Brexit promise lifts sterling



By Tom Westbrook SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar and export-focused currencies edged higher on Monday on broadly upbeat headlines about U.S.-China trade talks, while the pound climbed on hopes of an imminent Brexit and an end to years of political paralysis. Moves were marginal, however, as scepticism and weariness of newsflow about both U.S.-China trade negotiations and Brexit kept investors cautious. Sterling rose 0.2% to $1.2854 in Asian trade, lifting it from an...

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