Wads of British Pound Sterling banknotes are stacked in piles at the GSA Austria (Money Service Austria) company's headquarters in Vienna July 22, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo
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The pound rose with Asian stocks Friday after the previous day's selloff, as the killing of a British lawmaker led to canvassing for next week's EU referendum to be cancelled, which is seen favoring those wanting to stay in the bloc.Fears Britain will vote to exit the European Union have intensified over the past week as opinion polls showed the leave camp in front -- leading to warnings of a global market cataclysm and British recession, sending the pound and other risk assets tumbling.The pound rose to $1.4242 in Tokyo from $1.4211 in New York late Thursday, having hit two-month lows around $1.40 at one point Thursday.
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