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Reuters ahead with key alerts on UK election vote

Reuters dominated timings on the many market moving news breaks in the lead up to the UK election, finishing with a 3 second win on the results of the exit poll that accurately predicted a large Conservative majority and sent sterling up more than 2%. Other market moving wins included the results of a closely watched Yougov poll, and when Nigel Farage said his Brexit party would not run against the Conservatives.