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Tanzania’s Shilling Gains, Heads for 1st Weekly Advance in 14

July 08, 2011

July 8 (Bloomberg) -- Tanzania’s shilling strengthened against the dollar and headed for the first weekly gain in 14.

The currency of East Africa’s second-biggest economy appreciated for a fourth day, adding 0.2 percent to 1,599.5 per dollar at 11:41 a.m. in Dar es Salaam. The increase extended the currency’s rally this week to 1.3 percent, the first advance since the five days through April 1.

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