Pound in Steepest Gain in a Month as Wages Boost BOE Rate Hawks

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The pound advanced the most against the euro in almost a month as a report showed U.K. wages grew more than economists forecast, strengthening the hand of hawkish officials who are arguing for an interest-rate increase by the Bank of England sooner rather than later.

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