Barratt shares jump as sales shrug off election fears
14 May 2015
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The Times (Business)
Fears of a slowdown in home sales in the run-up to the general election appear to have been unfounded as one of Britain’s biggest housebuilders reported strong demand throughout the campaign. Shares in Barratt Developments rose by 3.3% to 564p, their highest since October 2007, just before the financial crisis.