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Global Markets - Euro climbs on integration hopes as Trump furore knocks dollar

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By John GeddieLONDON (Reuters) - The euro hit a six-month peak and German stocks touched a record high on Tuesday as signals on further European integration contrasted with political turmoil and fresh doubts about the economy in the United States. The euro's rally was reinforced by dollar losses prompted by allegations that U.S. President Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russia's foreign minister about a planned Islamic State operation.That conspired with doubts over Trump's economic policy and a run of weak data to dampen expectations of a rate hike from the world's ...

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 17:43 IST