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Conservatives form minority government

Take a view on key markets like the UK 100, EUR/GBP and GBP/USD after the Tories and DUP agree a deal.

Heightened market volatility is likely over the election period. Increased volatility means increased risk and spreads may widen. Check your margin cover, risk management and monitor positions.


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