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Pound binds against euro and dollar as argent hits 2017 high after Theresa May calls for General Election

THE bruise is holding against the dollar and the euro, after surging to its top turn in months on the back of Theresa May’s call for a General Election.

The Prime Minister announced plans to pull electorate to the polls on Jun 8.

The bruise contra the eurois holding at a eight-week high

The bruise contra the euro…is holding at a eight-week high

This morning, the bruise was at around $1.2827 against the dollar and €1.967 against the euro.

Yesterday, argent hit its top turn given Dec a burst of around 1.6 per cent.

It is the currency’s biggest one-day arise given Mar last year.



Sterling has forsaken dramatically against other currencies, including the dollar and the euro, given the opinion to leave the EU in Jun last year.

It is still down by around 12 per cent against the dollar and 15 per cent against the euro, compared to before the referendum.

Holidaymakers are now faced with the formidable decision of either to buy their holiday income now or after the General Election has taken place.

After its biggest one-day tumble given Jun the FTSE was down 13.75 points this morning at 7133.75.

Yesterday, the blue-chip index tumbled  down 180 points, or 2.46 per cent, at 7147.

When will the snap General Election take place?

Parliament will be asked to opinion tomorrow to hold an Election, with Theresa May wanting the support of two-thirds of MPs in the House of Commons.

If the opinion passes in foster off a snap General Election then it will be held on Jun 8.

Why has an election been called?

Speaking at her discussion today, Theresa May bloody rival parties for trying to derail the Government’s Brexit plans.

She pronounced the Election was a possibility to show unity, adding: “The country is coming together, but Westminster is not.”

What are the polls saying?

The latest opinion check from YouGov has the Conservatives on 44 per cent, 21 points forward of Labour on 23 per cent, with the Lib Dems on 12 per cent and Ukip on 10 per cent.

Mr Corbyn has insisted Labour is prepared for an election.

Half of electorate trust Mrs May is the best collect for Prime Minister, against just 15 per cent who pronounced Mr Corbyn, according to the poll.

Prime Minister Theresa May calls a General Election for the 8th June

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