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TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar was on the defensive on Tuesday as investors stuck to hopes of a global economic recovery despite heightened concerns over U.S.-China tensions and mass protests in many U.S. cities over the death of a black man in police custody. FILE PHOTO: U.S. dollar and Euro notes are seen in this November 7, 2016 picture illustration. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo. The U.S. dollar’s index against a basket of six major currencies stood at its weakest level since mid-March, at 97.790. The euro fetched $1.11295, little changed so far on Tuesday but holding near a 2-1/2-month high of $1.1154 touched on Monday. Sterling traded at $1.2491, having hit a one-month high of $1.2506. Full story

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