Utility stocks hit as May announces energy price cap

Centrica and SSE both down

Tom Eckett
Primie Minister Theresa May

Primie Minister Theresa May

Utility stocks fell during trading today, following Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to cap "rip-off" energy prices.

British Gas owner Centrica and SSE were among the biggest fallers in the FTSE 100 following the Prime Minister's speech at the Conservative Party Conference. By 14.30 GMT, they had declined 5.5% to...

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