Sterling jumps as Barnier says Brexit deal 'realistic' in 6-8 weeks

LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling jumped against the dollar and euro on Monday after a Bloomberg report quoted European Union chief negotiator as saying that a Brexit deal was "realistic in six to eight weeks"


The British currency rallied nearly a percent at $1.3044, a five-week high, after the report. It rose to a one-month high against the euro of 89.57 pence (EURGBP=D3)