UK heads towards Brexit as Johnson on course for decisive win

Credit: Reuters India- Published on December 13, 2019
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party looks set for a resounding victory in Britain's election on Thursday, allowing him to deliver Brexit on January 31 in what would be the country's most significant geopolitical move for 70 years.
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Published on December 12, 2019 -  00:41
Pound Soars After Johnson's Tories Win Decisive Victory
Business Insider reports the British Pound Sterling surged as much as 2.1% against the dollar on Thursday. Official UK exit polls showed a strong Conservative majority in the 2019 UK election. Some traders were worried that the Brexit uncertainty would continue if there was a hung parliament. That's because a win by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn could well have meant a second referendum. Traders cheered the certainty of the outcome, as a Tory win would give PM Boris Johnson a clear Brexit mandate.

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