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Royal Mail share prices soar

Royal Mail shares have soared after trading officially began on the London Stock Exchange.

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Royal Mail shares soar as official trading begins

Royal Mail shares have started trading officially on the London Stock Exchange, following last week's conditional trading.

Royal Mail shares went on sale officially this morning on the London Stock Exchange. Credit: Press Association

This morning shares have reached highs of 478 pence, despite being valued by the government at 330 pence last week.

The shares have now soared to more than 40% of the value set by the government.

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