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UK equity markets go crazy in wake of decisive Tory victory at the polls, FTSE 250 jumps 4%

UK equity rallied strongly in early trade on Friday as investors welcome the removal of several key risks that have been hanging over the stock market, sparking the pound to post its biggest gain against the dollar in two and a half years, with £1 worth $1.34. The market now has more confidence that Prime Minister Boris Johnson should be able to pass a Brexit deal and for the UK to formally ...

Positive data on ovarian cancer treatment sees diverging price action for GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca

Shares in Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) shot up 1.8% today on positive late-stage trial results for its ovarian cancer treatment drug zejula, while AstraZeneca (AZN) slumped 1.8% to £72.45 despite releasing positive data for its own cancer drugs lynparza and avastin. The Glaxo Phase-three study called PRIMA was presented at a symposium for Medical Oncology and published in the ...
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