TITLE

London: Epicenter of Capitalism

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Paul
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;6/4/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the reemergence of London, England as a capital market center. It explains that between the 1780s and 1914 London was the world's financial center. It was eclipsed by New York City thereafter. However, London is coming back and as of June 2007 finance has become the biggest industry in Great Britain. The impact of this reemergence of London is the rising prices of real estate in the city along with the rise in the cost of living. It describes the city as vibrant.
ACCESSION #
25464539

 

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