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British Prime Minister Theresa May takes questions during a press conference after attending a special session of the European Council over Brexit on November 25, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.
Sterling jumped to a four-week high against the dollar late on Monday after Bloomberg News reported British Prime Minister Theresa May was considering delaying a deadline on Brexit.
The report said May is expected to allow her cabinet to discuss extending the deadline beyond March 29 at meeting on Tuesday.
The British pound rose to a four-week peak of $1.3153 , and was last up 0.2 percent at $1.3124.
Read the Bloomberg News story here