Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the Conservative party extends its lead over Labour to 14 points
- Introduction: Sterling hits €1.19
- Survation poll give solid Tory lead
- Politics Live: Labour sets out plan for first 100 days in office
Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business.
There are two main possible outcomes for this week’s election which will shape the UK for possibly decades to come:
(1) A Conservative majority government (exit from the EU at end-Jan on terms of Withdrawal Agreement and then still TBD, the free trade agreement that has to be negotiated by the end of the transition period);