UK General election conservative victory to bolster energy and construction sectors

By Josie Shillito
Published: Friday, 08 May 2015

The markets have spoken, and the rally of the FTSE and the pound shows confidence in a UK Conservative government. Though many mineral companies operate outside the UK, meaning the impact on their businesses will be minimal, the win is expected to to have a positive effect on the energy and construction sectors and the minerals used to supply them.

Houses of Parliament_Eric Hossinger 
The Conservative party's win in the UK today has rallied financial markets.
Source: Eric Hossinger


The Conservative party’s sweeping victory in the UK’s 2015 general election today has brought a much-needed rally to the UK’s financial markets.

The pound gained 1.5% to hit $1.5523 on 8...

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