The UK stock market is rallying as the Conservatives secure a majority win in the General Election. Utilities, housebuilders and bookmakers were all seen as losers under a Labour government, hence they lead the market rally as investors remove the discount previously applied to their valuations.


HOUSEBUILDERS

Berkeley (BKG) £27.40 (+10%)

Shaftesbury (SHB) 892.75p (+9.6%)

Bovis Homes (BVS) £10.26 (+8.6%)

Bellway (BWY) £21.34 (+8.2%)

Persimmon (PSN) £17.78 (+7.6%)


ESTATE AGENTS

Coutrywide (CWD) 584p (+9.6%)

Savills (SVS) 910.75p (+9.3%)


UTILITIES

Centrica (CNA) 276.8p (+7.5%)


TRANSPORT

Stagecoach (SGC) 407.7p (+9.1%)

Go-Ahead (GOG) £26.16 (+7.5%)


BOOKMAKERS

Ladbrokes (LAD) 116.45p (+10.3%)

William Hill (WMH) 395.45p (+5.6%)


RECRUITMENT

Staffline (STAF:AIM) £10.25 (+5.1%)


OUTSOURCING

Capita (CPI) £12.38 (+6.8%)

Babcock (BAB) £10.54 (+6.5%


 

BANKING

Lloyds Banking (LLOY) 88.14p (+7.3%)

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 350.7p (+5.6%)


Issue Date: 08 May 2015