UK's Hammond to tell Wall Street that London still top finance hub despite Brexit
UK finance minister Philip Hammond, on his first trip to Wall Street since being appointed in July, plans to assure some of the top U.S. top banks on Thursday that Britain is still the world's leading global finance hub despite its Brexit vote.
Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Dublin have made pitches to lure finance companies from Britain, and a survey last week suggested London's dominance could be under threat as the implications of leaving the Europen Union sink in.
Hammond will say that Britain would continue to welcome the best workers from around the world, just 24 hours after the... read more
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