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British pound hits post-Brexit referendum high

British Pound Sterling banknotes are seen at the Money Service Austria company's headquarters in Vienna, Austria, November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

TOKYO (Reuters) - The British pound rose to $1.4355 on Tuesday, hitting its highest level since the Brexit referendum in June 2016, supported by hopes of a better Brexit deal and expectations of a central bank rate hike.

(Reporting by Hideyuki Sano; Editing by Sam Holmes)