Pound Sinks to 2-year Low

With the possibility of a snap general election, the pound has sunk to a 2-year low against the US dollar and strengthened the value of gold and silver. 

Against the dollar, the pound sank more than a cent to $1.2050, while against the euro, it fell below the €1.10 mark. Meanwhile, silver edges towards the 50p/g mark and gold is close on £41/gram.