By ShareProphets | Sunday 14 May 2017
The starting gun on the next general election has been fired so unexpectedly that the report has been felt throughout the country. But the first tangible response was a swift rally in the pound, putting pressure on the UK stock market.
The pound was the big winner from news that a UK general election is in the pipeline, as currency markets bet on the current Government winning a greater majority," says Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown.
So, a general election it is and important elections, general or otherwise, inevitably lead to increased volatility in the financial markets. That's both an opportunity for traders and longer term investors as well as a risk. In this report we'll highlight some of the key trends to be aware of over the coming couple of months when it comes to taking advantage to profit and also to minimise risk...read more
In this report:
How Have Markets Reacted So Far?
How could the overall outcome affect the markets?
How will the elections affect - Forex, Indices, Bonds.
How can you profit from the general snap election?
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