NZ dollar lifts against British pound on Brexit jitters

NZ dollar lifts against British pound on Brexit jitters
Rebecca Howard
The New Zealand dollar gained against the British pound on growing concerns about the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit. The kiwi was trading at 51.55 British pence at 7:55 am in Wellington versus 51.35 British pence at 5pm. It was at 62.96 US cents from 63.14 US cents. The trade-weighted index was at 70.35 from 70.45.  Markets were jittery after the European Union accused Britain of playing a “stupid blame game” after a Downing Street source said a deal was essentially impossible because German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made unacceptable...

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