Pound jumps after UK-EU agrees to go extra mile in Brexit talks

A pedestrian walks on London's Millennium Bridge.

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After the UK, the European Union and the European Union said they would continue to talk about a trade agreement, keeping alive hopes of a late deal.

After UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen agreed to leave, the sterling climbed 1.2% to 1.3384 in Sydney by 6:41 am.Extra miles ”and continue to work on the post-Brexit agreement. The pair did earlier He said negotiators had until Sunday to make a deal.