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Asian currencies tumble on fears of US shutdown

AMERICAN ANXIETY:The week’s biggest losers were Indonesia and Malaysia, as the region became more cautious ahead of the key US budget vote next week

Bloomberg and staff writer, with CNA

The pound increased to US$1.6139 this week after climbing to US$1.6163 on Sept. 18, the highest since Jan. 11. Sterling rose 0.7 percent to £0.8392 per euro after appreciating to £0.8353 on Sept. 18.

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