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Brexit chaos has lost London its spot as the world’s top financial center

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  • Silicon Valley might be the world’s top financial center soon.

  • No matter what, London position as a lead financial center is over. Basic tenet of a good business environment is stability, and Brexit chaos moves the region's finance leaders to mainland Europe.

  • If Brexit the loss of major companies will guarantee the demise of London as a major financial center as the UK is relegated to onnce was status. This was predicted before the Brexit vote but ignored.

  • I simply wonder if somehow the same pollsters who said Hillary Clinton would be president are now doing financial polls. Yes, I understand that that is unlikely, just about as unlikely as London losing it's place as the premier financial center.

    London was, is and will be the place for doing business

    I simply wonder if somehow the same pollsters who said Hillary Clinton would be president are now doing financial polls. Yes, I understand that that is unlikely, just about as unlikely as London losing it's place as the premier financial center.

    London was, is and will be the place for doing business. It will only get better outside the morass of the EU and all the repressive regulations that come along with membership of the union.

  • Brexit is a divorce. In a divorce you merely try to minimize the negative financial aspect. You don’t remain in an unacceptable marriage because of finances.

    The people chose their sovereignty over being ruled from outside. Reasonable reason for a divorce.

    Those who voted to stay in the unacceptable

    Brexit is a divorce. In a divorce you merely try to minimize the negative financial aspect. You don’t remain in an unacceptable marriage because of finances.

    The people chose their sovereignty over being ruled from outside. Reasonable reason for a divorce.

    Those who voted to stay in the unacceptable relationship are diligently trying to sabotage the divorce, portraying financial costs as an overwhelming reason to abdicate national sovereignty. Sad for those who would sacrifice their freedom for a few (theoretical) pounds.

  • To John's point, this was already predicted in every single major media in Europe and the UK just after the vote. As the risks mount with all of the content management, contract and data challenges, and the supply chain nightmares that will come from a no deal brexit, losing the spot as the world's top

    To John's point, this was already predicted in every single major media in Europe and the UK just after the vote. As the risks mount with all of the content management, contract and data challenges, and the supply chain nightmares that will come from a no deal brexit, losing the spot as the world's top financial center is only the tip of the iceberg.

  • Didn't we know this would happen? I don't get the whole Brexit movement and this need for hyper-sovereignty. What exact freedoms were Brits giving up by being in the EU? How does negotiating common standards for trade and commerce and travel and food production and communicable disease handling, etc

    Didn't we know this would happen? I don't get the whole Brexit movement and this need for hyper-sovereignty. What exact freedoms were Brits giving up by being in the EU? How does negotiating common standards for trade and commerce and travel and food production and communicable disease handling, etc. qualify as giving up freedoms? It's not like they are some little country with no weight having the others' rules imposed on them, they were Great Britain, with London the top financial capital in the world, with plenty of weight in the EU process.

    Keywords Great, London

    Keyword: were

  • It's almost funny (but more sad) how many parallels can be drawn between what the ethnic nationalist pro-Brexit clan is doing to London (and the UK as a whole) and what Quebec's secessionists (ethnic nationalists as well) have done to Quebec and even more specifically to the city of Montreal, which used

    It's almost funny (but more sad) how many parallels can be drawn between what the ethnic nationalist pro-Brexit clan is doing to London (and the UK as a whole) and what Quebec's secessionists (ethnic nationalists as well) have done to Quebec and even more specifically to the city of Montreal, which used to be the financial, economic, industrial and corporate center of Canada (and this country's largest city) before two destructive referenda and nearly 60 years of divisive and destabilizing political rhetoric and agitation. We're only now, since about 5-10 years, beginning to recapture some of the ground we've lost over the past 5 decades, mainly because the Quebec separatist movement seems to have finally lost much of its steam, as well as the interest of the vast majority of young Quebec francophones, who are now much more open to cultural and linguistic diversity and less easily manipulated than their parents' and grandparents' generations were... Thankfully.

  • New York is #1!

    (As of March 2019)

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Financial_centre

  • I thought Wall Street was the top financial Center.