LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling jumped as much as 0.3% versus the dollar on Friday after signs of progress in one of the key sticking points in Brexit negotiations: fisheries.
French President Emmanuel Macron is laying the ground for a compromise on fisheries, industry members told Reuters.
The pound jumped as much as 0.3%, to a session high of $1.3122, in response to the headlines.
British five- and 10-year gilt yields rose to their highest level since Sept. 1, up 2-3 basis points on the day.
Reporting by Elizabeth Howcroft
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