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May’s gamble on a snap British vote backfires spectacularly, as losses trigger calls to step down – Washington Post

Washington Post May's gamble on a snap British vote backfires spectacularly, as losses trigger calls to step downWashington PostLONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May's bet that she could strengthen her grip on power by calling an early election backfired spectacularly on Friday, with her Conservative Party losing its parliamentary majority and May facing calls(…)

Asia stocks edge up on firmer Wall Street, pound nurses losses

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Monday, taking cues from Wall Street shares hovering around record highs, while the pound nursed losses after a poll showed a shrinking lead for Prime Minister Theresa May’s party in Britain’s upcoming elections. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was a touch higher. Reuters: Money(…)