Corporate bond market sweats as Labour gains ahead of UK election

By Mike Turner
11 Dec 2019

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has gained on its political rivals in the latest polls, a day before the UK's general election, leading to jitters in the corporate bond market.

Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party is still favourite to win the election, with 43% support in polls, but Labour has risen two points in the last fortnight, to 34%, according to a YouGov poll.

This makes the possibility of a hung Parliament higher. Analysis of the latest poll ...

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