How the markets will react to a weak government

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Political uncertainty is back after the shock general election result, with the markets pricing in a softer Brexit. Watch out for the impact on sterling and gilt yields, warns Stephanie Baxter

Last week's election resulted in the second hung parliament since 1974, with no party winning an outright majority in an outcome that will create uncertainty about the path ahead for Brexit. As ...

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