British Pound drop in Value As Britons Head To Polls

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The value of the  British pound dropped on Thursday as Britons voted in a general election that seeks to determine what has been declared a major Brexit decision.

The value had increases overnight to a 10-month peak at $1.3229 on expectations of an election win for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party, the pound slipped.

Johnson called Thursday’s snap vote in a bid to gain a decisive mandate to leave the European Union on January 31, more than three-and-a-half years after Britain narrowly voted in a referendum to leave.

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