UK election uncertainty prompts surge of FTSE 100 puts

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Puts on UK’s leading index rose 30% last week, with put/call ratio nearing historical high Negative bets on the FTSE 100 rose sharply last week, suggesting investors are belatedly seeking downside protection for their UK equity holdings in expectation of a period of political uncertainty following the UK general election tomorrow

Source: Risk feed

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