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Tanzania Shilling Rebounds from Weakest in Almost 17 Years

July 06, 2011

July 6 (Bloomberg) -- Tanzania’s shilling rebounded from the weakest level in almost 17 years against the dollar.

The currency of Africa’s third-biggest gold producer appreciated for a second day, gaining as much as 1.1 percent to 1,598 per dollar and traded 0.7 percent stronger at 1,604 by 10:46 a.m. in Dar es Salaam. Yesterday, the currency reached 1,632.9 per dollar, the lowest since at least October 1994, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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