Currency Sterling hits two-week peak on smooth Brexit hopes; Asian shares wobble Updated : November 05, 2018 08:27 AM IST Japan's Nikkei stumbled 1.3 percent while South Korea's KOSPI index dipped 0.8 percent. Australian shares were in the negative territory too, down 0.5 percent. Against the safe haven yen, the dollar held at 113.17. The euro was slightly higher at $1.1395. Spot gold was firm amid solid festive demand from India, the world’s top buyer. It was last up 0.2 percent at $1,234.5 an ounce. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.