RBS currency analysts have said selling sterling against the US dollar represents a "top 2013 trade" as the pound rises to a ten-week high.
The bank's FX team are concerned sterling's relative safe haven status could come under threat next year, as deteriorating public finances and productivity performance and falling credit ratings hit home....
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