Boris Vs Hunt: Which Shares Will Thrive?

Aspiring Prime Ministers Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have plans for a variety of sectors, but is a Corbyn government still the biggest threat to UK plc?

James Gard 4 July, 2019 | 8:58AM

Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson is expected to become Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister at the end of this month, but current polls suggest his only remaining rival, Jeremy Hunt, is ahead among national voters.

The leadership campaign has so far been dominated by whether Britain will crash out of the EU on October 31, but beyond promising to spend more to boost the economy,  both candidates have made specific pledges that could boost certain sectors.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
BAE Systems PLC483.30 GBP0.00
BT Group PLC111.00 GBP0.00
Franklin UK Equity Income W Acc1.84 GBP-1.41
National Grid PLC991.00 GBP0.00

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James Gard  is content editor for Morningstar.co.uk

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