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Pound Rallies as Traders Bet on a Breakthrough in Brexit Talks

  • Pound rises as much as 1.4% before talks begin on Tuesday
  • EU and U.K. officials express optimism on reaching a deal
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The pound surged the most in six months on speculation that successful Brexit trade negotiations this week could help shield Britain from a messy rupture with the European Union.