Although cranes dominate the City of London skyline the construction sector fared badly in the last quarter. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA.
THE City of London is fretting about Brexit, especially about talk of a “hard Brexit” that takes Britain out of the European Union's single market.
The number of companies planning to float in London has slumped to its lowest level since 2012, with Misys, the banking software developer, the latest to pull the plug on what would have been the biggest ever technology listing on the UK markets.
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Veteran employees of Barclays' investment bank must have been pawing the ground like old warhorses at the smell of cordite. Profits jumped �530m to �885m in the third quarter.