Up 0.67% vs the USD
The GBP has now moved to the top of the rankings of the major currencies after the hopeful comments on a Brexit deal from European Commissioner Juncker.
The GBP has overtaken the CHF as the strongest. The AUD remains the weakest.
Versus the majors, the GBP is up 0.96% versus the AUD. and 0.79% versus the NZD. The gain versus the greenback is up to 0.67%. At the start of the New York session the GBPUSD was up only 0.09%.