Sterling reaches two-month high after £58bn Brexit divorce bill 'agreed'

Bill up from earlier figures of £40bn-£48bn

Laura Dew
Prime Minister Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May

Sterling has reached a two-month high on the news Britain could pay up to £58bn in liabilities associated with its exit from the European Union, with a deal between UK and EU leaders reported to have been reached last night.

Sterling was trading at a high of 1.343 earlier this morning against the US dollar, up 0.4%. It was also up 0.4% against the euro to trade at 1.311. According to the Guardian and various nationa...

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