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Dollar slides to 3-thirty day period small on hopes of Brexit, U.S.-China trade offers – Reuters


    * Euro up vs greenback as danger appetite returns
    * Sterling rises to three-thirty day period significant vs greenback
    * Protected-haven yen drops to two-one/two-thirty day period small vs greenback
    * EU, Britain to keep intensive negotiations on Brexit offer 
    * China drums up hope for a partial trade offer 
    * Graphic: Globe Forex prices in 2019 tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh

 (Recasts, updates costs, adds Forex desk, new remark, modifications byline, dateline previous LONDON)
    By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss
    NEW YORK, Oct eleven (Reuters) - The greenback fell to a 3-7 days small on Friday as secure-haven obtaining eased
and danger sentiment improved on hopes of progress in trade negotiations amongst the United States and
China, as nicely as amplified possibilities of an orderly British exit from the European Union.
    Sterling rose to a additional than 3-thirty day period significant compared to the greenback on optimism about Brexit, although the
euro highly developed to a 3-weak peak as danger appetite rose.
    At the very same time, other secure-haven currencies these kinds of as the yen and Swiss franc slid on the working day. 
    "We have heard beneficial rhetoric emanating from the trade talks with China," said Bipan Rai, North
American head of Forex technique at CIBC Money Markets in Toronto.
    "We have also gotten beneficial undertones from Brexit negotiations. You have observed some of the shorter
sterling positions close up simply because the odds of a offer have amplified and if which is the circumstance buyers may perhaps
be a little additional relaxed using greenback danger off the desk," he added.
    Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators wrapped up their 1st working day of trade talks on Thursday, with U.S.
President Donald Trump welcoming what he referred to as a "very, very good negotiation with China". 
    Trump and China's best trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, are scheduled to satisfy afterwards on Friday.
    A Chinese newspaper said on Friday a "partial" trade offer would gain China and the United States,
reflecting Beijing's purpose of cooling the row right before additional U.S. tariffs kick in.
    On Brexit, the 27 international locations staying in the EU right after Britain leaves gave the go-in advance on Friday for
their chief negotiator to keep a further spherical of intensive and top secret negotiations with London in a bid to
secure a offer, two senior diplomatic sources said.
    Michel Barnier and his British counterpart Stephen Barclay had earlier held what the two sides referred to as a
"constructive" assembly in Brussels as Britain's scheduled departure day of Oct. 31 grew closer. Their
assembly adopted a burst of optimism right after the British and Irish prime ministers said on Thursday they had
found "a pathway" to a attainable offer.
    Erik Bregar, head of Forex technique at Exchange Lender of Canada in Toronto, said sterling danger reversals,
an indicator of currency sentiment in the choices current market, are exploding greater into beneficial territory,
with calls now investing at a massive high quality to places. The go, he said, suggested that solution traders are
betting sterling has turned the corner against the greenback.
    In mid-morning investing, the greenback index was down .four% at ninety eight.307, right after earlier declining to a
three-one/two-thirty day period small of ninety eight.197.
    The euro, meanwhile, rose .four% to $one.1052 , mirroring the 3-7 days significant attained on Thursday.
    The secure-haven yen weakened against the greenback, which gained .5% to 108.fifty three yen. The greenback
earlier touched a two-one/two-thirty day period significant against the yen.
    Sterling surged to a additional than 3-thirty day period significant of $one.2708 and a five-thirty day period peak of 87.02
pence against the euro. The pound was past up one.7% at $one.2658.
    
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    Currency bid costs at 10:32AM (1432 GMT)
 Description      RIC         Previous           U.S. Near  Pct Adjust     YTD Pct     Substantial Bid    Small Bid
                                              Former                   Adjust                 
                                              Session                                           
 Euro/Dollar      EUR=        $one.1043        $one.1004     +.35%         -three.71%      +one.1062     +one.1002
 Dollar/Yen       JPY=        108.5100       107.9600    +.fifty one%         -one.fifty nine%      +108.5600   +107.8600
 Euro/Yen         EURJPY=     119.86         118.80      +.89%         -5.04%      +119.9900   +118.7400
 Dollar/Swiss     CHF=        .9981         .9969      +.twelve%         +one.70%      +.9990     +.9959
 Sterling/Dollar  GBP=        one.2654         one.2440      +one.seventy two%         -.eighty one%      +one.2705     +one.2409
 Dollar/Canadian  CAD=        one.3206         one.3290      -.sixty three%         -three.16%      +one.3300     +one.3186
 Australian/Doll  AUD=        .6794         .6761      +.49%         -three.62%      +.6805     +.6754
 ar                                                                                             
 Euro/Swiss       EURCHF=     one.1025         one.0970      +.50%         -two.03%      +one.1039     +one.0966
 Euro/Sterling    EURGBP=     .8725         .8845      -one.36%         -two.88%      +.8868     +.8703
 NZ               NZD=        .6334         .6318      +.25%         -5.70%      +.6348     +.6317
 Dollar/Dollar                                                                                  
 Dollar/Norway    NOK=        nine.0777         nine.1238      -.fifty one%         +5.08%      +nine.1290     +nine.0705
 Euro/Norway      EURNOK=     10.0254        10.0430     -.18%         +one.21%      +10.0510    +10.0207
 Dollar/Sweden    SEK=        nine.8108         nine.8403      +.05%         +nine.45%      +nine.8465     +nine.7932
 Euro/Sweden      EURSEK=     10.8355        10.8301     +.05%         +5.fifty seven%      +10.8546    +10.8090
 
 (Reporting by Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss More reporting by Olga Cotaga in London Enhancing by Kirsten
Donovan)
  

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