File - In this Sept. 13, 2016 file photo, a member of staff at a branch of Halifax bank, in London, displays a new British 5 pound sterling note, made from polymer, which is being launched Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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as May meets Merkel in BerlinAgainst the euro, sterling did not move after May's comments and remained up 0.2 percent at 88.53 pence per euro amid broader weakness for the single currency.Against the dollar, the British currency fell 0.4 percent to $1.4048 after trading as high as $1.4145 in Asian trading, with analysts saying most of Friday's sterling weakness was driven by a recovery by the dollar after a poor week for the U.S. currency.A falling dollar and signs that the Bank of England will tighten monetary policy faster than expected this year lifted sterling earlier this week, leaving the British currency still up around 1.6 percent since Monday.
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