London will still be world's leading financial centre, Chancellor tells Wall St
London will keep its position as the world's leading financial centre after Brexit, Chancellor Philip Hammond is telling Wall St power-brokers during his first US trip since taking over at the Treasury.
Mr Hammond is seeking to allay fears over the impact of the referendum decision to exit the EU by addressing financial bosses in New York on Thursday, ahead of a meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington DC.
Mr Hammond is insisting he wants a Brexit deal with Brussels which will ensure good access to European markets for UK-based financial services.
The Chancellor is... read more