Sterling was off Brexit concern lows as U.K. development movement surprisingly climbed.
The pound was off 0.22% at $1.2912 at 05:45 ET after an intraday low of $1.2885.
The development PMI rose to 53.1 in April from 52.2 in March. It was required to tumble to 52.0.
Sterling was under weight as the Financial Times assessed the EU Brexit bill would be raised to €100 bn.
The dollar record was up 0.18% at 98.96.
Surveys demonstrate the decision Conservatives making strides in U.K. nearby decisions due Thursday