Sterling nudges higher as Juncker comments prompt hopes for Brexit deal

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Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, has told Sky News he believes "we can have a deal", prompting the pound to notch further tentative gains against the dollar and reach its highest value since July. The EC's president also confirmed he had received written proposals from 10 Downing Street yesterday evening, but did not elaborate further. In the interview with Sky News, Juncker said: "I had a meeting with Boris Johnson that was rather positive. I think we can have a deal. I am doing everything to have a deal because I don't like the idea of a no-deal because...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.