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Conservatives' lead in UK election narrows: YouGov poll

Currency traders sell the pound, as May has hoped for a sizeable majority

Mrs May had called the election, hoping for her Brexit Secretary to have a firm stance when negotiations with the EU begin.


FEARFUL that that the Conservatives will struggle to obtain a workable majority in the coming UK election, currency traders dumped the pound.

Traders based their decision on a single YouGov opinion poll in The Times last week. It estimated that Premier Theresa May's lead had...

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