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Japan’s housing starts dropped for the first time in three months in May but the pace of decline was slower than expected, data from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism showed Friday.

Housing starts dropped 0.3 percent on a y…

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The British pound strengthened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Friday.

The pound rose to more than a 5-week high of 1.3029 against the U.S. dollar, from yesterday’s closing value of 1.3004.

Against the euro and the Swiss fran…