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Just an afternoon on the “overall majority” markets

May 1st, 2010

Could the numbers turn again?

It’s been quite an afternoon on the betting markets as punters digested the poll news what was coming in and then piled into a Tory overall majority.

So NOM – the favourite of only a few hours ago – is back to odds against and a Tory majority is odds on.

The chart, from Bestbetting, shows how the exchanges reacted with the odds expressed as percentages.

UPDATE BPIX – Mail on Sunday

BPIX – Mail on Sunday May 1 Apr 24
CONSERVATIVES 34% 34%
LIB DEMS 30% 30%
LABOUR 27% 26%

Mike Smithson