Sterling firms as early results go against Scottish independence

September 19, 2014 2:33 AM

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Sterling firms as early results go against Scottish independence

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sterling rose to a two-week high against the U.S. dollar and two-year peak against the euro on Friday, taking comfort from early results of a Scottish referendum that indicated a break-up of the United Kingdom will be averted.

The results from several small boroughs showed a solid lead for the "No" camp to independence. Earlier, a YouGov survey showed support for Scottish independence amounted to 46 percent of the electorate with 54 percent wanting to stay in the United Kingdom.

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