What snap UK election means for investors

Sterling jumps and blue chip stocks with overseas earnings fall
Thursday 20 Apr 2017 Author: Tom Sieber
The political shocks which have dominated the last 12 months just keep on coming. We now have Theresa May announcing plans for a snap General Election on 8 June, triggering a rally in sterling and weakness in the FTSE 100 index. Based on a 21 point lead in the polls, some market commentators believe the Conservatives could increase their current working majority of 17 seats after the vote. Some...

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