Brexit secretary David Davis said a so-called "backstop proposal" on how to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland was still being discussed.
The euro extended early gains on Wednesday to hit the highest level in two weeks after hawkish European Central Bank comments, sending the dollar lower against a basket of the other major currencies.
Pictet Asset Management said on Wednesday it had raised exposure to the Swiss franc while remaining short on the euro due to the prospect of further political turmoil in the region.
The euro rose to a ten-day high on Wednesday after hawkish comments from the European Central Bank, adding upward pressure to bond yields and sinking some stocks as worries over Italy also weighed.
Amazon.com Inc (O:AMZN) will add over 2,500 permanent jobs in Britain this year, taking the U.S. retail giant's UK workforce to nearly 28,000, it said on Wednesday.