There are a couple of reports of tentative progress in UK - EU Brexit trade talks

Lending a little early bid to GBP; cable is circa 1.2780 from earlier 1.2745 odd

Via the Financial Times :

  • Tentative signs of progress as negotiations enter crucial phase (may be gated)

UK industry want a deal:

Even across the pond there is hopium:

Not much change elsewhere apart from GBP.