General Election reaction: Market 'fanfare' may be short-lived

Brexit key issue on table

Anna Fedorova
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Tories win general election

After Boris Johnson’s Conservative party won a landslide majority the likes of which has not been since Margaret Thatcher, industry professionals have hailed the news as a tailwind for the UK economy and assets.

The markets reacted positively to the win, with the domestically-facing FTSE 250 rising 4% in morning trading and the FTSE 100 up 1.5% amid relief that a Corbyn-led Government has been avoided. Nigel...

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