The City of London is known for its invisible earnings, as a hub of financial services such as insurance, commodities trading and investment. What is less well known is that the City of London Corporation is the oldest continuous democratic commune in the world. Two thousand years of self-government is quite an achievement.
Workers are seen crossing the Millennium Bridge, with St Paul's Cathedral seen behind during the morning rush hour in London, Britain, September 25, The latest Reuters assessment shows a slowdown in some areas, while others are thriving despite the uncertainty.
Although property prices and hiring rates have slowed, the number of bars and restaurants open in the centuries-old financial district are at a record level and financiers still queue at the security scanners at nearby City Airport. Many business leaders fear that a political crisis could propel Britain into a chaotic and economically damaging split, spooking financial markets and dislocating trade flows.
The latest Reuters jobs review shows just about one-in-ten of the about 5, jobs flagged as being at risk of moving out of London or being created in another EU city by the end of March have actually moved, although many firms have taken steps to change their legal structure to enable a swift change if needed.
The results from a Reuters survey of firms, following up on two previous surveys, show that although companies have made detailed contingency plans they are delaying moving large staff moves until after the outcome of negotiations with the EU on the future trading relationship.
Commercial property Reuters obtained property data from Savills and Knight Frank, two of the biggest real estate firms in Britain. Savills calculates the value from all-known property deals within the City of London area. The price of renting real estate in the City of London district fell 6 percent in the first six months of the year, falling to 75 pounds per square foot, from 78 pounds in the third quarter ofSavills says.
The rental prices are 1 percent higher than in June when Britain voted for Brexit. Global foreign exchange Britain has defied skeptics and extended its lead in the global currency trading business in the two years since it voted to leave the European Union.
Going Underground Somejourneys are recorded every day at the three main underground stations that serve the City and Canary Wharf. Reuters filed Freedom of Information Act requests to Transport for London, to get this data, which shows that the number of people using Bank and Monument stations fell in the first six months of the year.
City Airport The number of passengers using London City Airport, a popular gateway for finance executives, rose to a record high in the first six months of the year. Bar and restaurant openings Reuters filed a Freedom of Information Act request to the City of London Corporation to find the number of new premises which have applied for licenses to sell alcohol and license renewals.
Slideshow 5 Images The number of venues, such as bars and restaurants, with licenses to sell alcohol in the City of London in rose 10 percent, data from the municipal local authority shows.
The number of venues applying for new licenses fell slightly compared withthe data shows, although the City of London Corporation said such fluctuations are normal.- Lehman Liquidation: What caused it and what were the effects.
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