Financial and related professional services in London
London is the leading global centre for cross-border financial and related professional services.
London has the leading global share of trading in many international markets including cross-border bank lending, international insurance, foreign exchange trading and OTC derivatives trading. It is also the European capital for hedge funds and private equity funds.
The biggest financial and professional services cluster in the UK is centred in and around the City of London, the City Fringe and Canary Wharf. London has a large concentration of financial services expertise and a highly trained, multilingual workforce. The City of London plays a very important role within the industry, reflecting its dominance in wholesale capital markets and its prominence as a truly global financial centre.
Our infographic illustrates the percentage of UK financial services jobs in the London, indicating the major role that the region plays in the industry.
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