NZ dollar falls against British pound on Irish Brexit optimism

NZ dollar falls against British pound on Irish Brexit optimism
Rebecca Howard
The New Zealand dollar tumbled against the British pound after Ireland's prime minister said a Brexit deal by Oct. 31 is possible.  The kiwi was trading at 50.77 British pence at 8am in Wellington from 51.62 at 5pm yesterday after Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said a Brexit deal was possible after he met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.  “On the timeline question, I think it is possible for us to come to an agreement, to have a treaty agreed to allow the UK to leave the EU in an orderly fashion and to have that done by the e...

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