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British election sows fresh doubts for Asian investors

Inconclusive poll could throw Brexit and global trade plans off track

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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves the Conservative Party's Headquarters after the general election in London on June 9.   © Reuters

After a historic miscalculation by Prime Minister Theresa May, Britain's general election has ended inconclusively with no single party winning enough seats to form a majority government. The final outcome will only be known in coming days, but already it is clear that May's ruling Conservative Party is bruised and weakened. Her own future is in doubt, as is Britain's plan to make a clean and decisive break from the European Union.

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