Healthcare and Mining Stocks Gain On Trump Win

FTSE 100: Mining, healthcare and building stocks rallied in London this morning as news of Donald Trump's US presidency crossed the pond

Karen Kwok 9 November, 2016 | 12:25PM

Miners, healthcare and building stocks jumped in value this morning, following the news that Republican candidate Donald Trump had secured a victory in the US presidential election. UK supermarket stocks were among the biggest losers.

Ahead of the US election result, global stock markets appeared to be pricing in a victory for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. The S&P 500 and European markets rallied on Monday and Tuesday to reflect this confidence. But Trump’s victory this morning, has created global uncertainty.

“The markets face uncertainty due to the president-elect’s relative lack of public sector experience, and intended policies that could generously be described as unconventional,” said HyungJin Lee, head of Asian equities at Barings the asset management firm.

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Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Antofagasta PLC773.00 GBP0.00
Ashtead Group PLC1,765.50 GBP0.00
AstraZeneca PLC7,216.00 GBP0.00
BAE Systems PLC521.80 GBP0.00
Barclays PLC94.11 GBP0.00
CRH PLC2,198.00 GBP0.00
Experian PLC2,251.00 GBP0.00
Fidelity American Special Situations1,250.23 GBP-4.05
Fresnillo PLC666.80 GBP0.00
GlaxoSmithKline PLC1,514.60 GBP0.00
Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC2,035.00 GBP0.00
Marks & Spencer Group PLC99.24 GBP0.00
Polymetal International PLC1,379.50 GBP0.00
Prudential PLC1,035.50 GBP0.00
Sainsbury (J) PLC210.40 GBP0.00
Standard Chartered PLC445.80 GBP0.00
Standard Life Aberdeen PLC223.90 GBP0.00

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