Financial Centres Reflect Present Stability

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The latest Global Financial Centres Index from Z/Yen shows stability at the top of the Index, which lists the leading 86 Financial Centres. The top five remain: London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo. The only change in the order at the top since the previous Index was published in September 2015 is that Singapore has moved above Hong Kong.
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London Best City in Europe for Property Investment: Report

London has been named as the top city in Europe for investment in property by real estate services company, JLL (formerly Jones Lang LaSalle). The report, the City Momentum Index, is published annually by JLL. The Irish capital, Dublin, is in second place, with Paris in third.
The report looks especially at places in Europe where rapid change is taking place, and the published top 12 are cities which combine real estate dynamics such as investment, property prices and construction with socio-economic factors. Each of the top three cities are marked out for being strong in technology, having deep talent pools and also ambitious urban development plans.
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UK Property: the £1m Boom

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Ask any Englishman which area of society has seen the largest rise in prices in the last few decades and almost without exception you will hear the answer, “house prices”.

This is especially true if you pose the question in London. Even when there has been an economic slump, such as in the early 1990’s or more seriously in 2008, house prices in London have tended to keep on climbing. And figures just released show that in the past 20 years the number of residential properties in England and Wales which have sold for £1m or more has increased by 70 times.
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