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UK economy expected to rebound with Tories' victory

Poll result confounds pundits, who expected a hung parliament and political uncertainty
Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 05:50
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CAMERON'S DAY: The front page of the Friday edition of a newspaper at a newstand in central London proclaiming the Conservative Party's victory with a photograph of a jubilant David Cameron.

London

THE UK economy is likely to rebound, now that David Cameron's Conservatives have foiled the pollsters by winning a majority to become solely in control of government.

Sterling, the UK stock market and government bond prices - albeit off their peaks - jumped following the