Huw Jones
London's financial district in August 2023
Jul 5, 2024
Labour win brings few hopes — or fears — to London's financial district
The Labour Party has assiduously courted the City of London, mindful that their plans for boosting economic growth will need a big dose of private capital.
Japan Times
Jun 16, 2022
Overlapping rules to curb 'greenwashing' may only add to company frustration
A coalition of 7,000 global companies is calling on the regulators to converge their definitions, terminology and concepts before finalizing the rules later this year.
Japan Times
Feb 23, 2022
Investors seek greater scrutiny on corporate sustainability assets worth $35 trillion
Reliable checks on companies' sustainability credentials will take years to develop, auditors have said.
Japan Times
Jan 6, 2022
City of London policy chief says COVID is masking Brexit's hit to finance hub
The U.K.'s financial sector lost most of its access to the European Union — which had been its single biggest export customer — after completing its exit from the bloc a year ago.
Japan Times
Oct 20, 2021
Investors fear green complexity as countries draft over 30 sustainability rule sets
After years of complaints that there were no rules to determine what constitutes a 'sustainable' investment, some are now fretting that soon there will be too many.
Japan Times
Oct 6, 2021
London's financial district, steeped in slavery, confronts its past
Lloyd's and the Bank of England have each hired a historian to delve into their roles in the slave trade and are planning on publicizing the results in the next year.
Apr 19, 2021
'Britcoin' not bitcoin? U.K. considers new digital currency
A Bank of England-backed digital version of sterling would potentially allow businesses and consumers to hold accounts directly with the bank and to sidestep others when making payments.
Apr 2, 2020
Britons to receive 'stop-gap' loan relief to weather pandemic
British consumers will get a three-month freeze on loan and credit card payments to weather the COVID-19 epidemic, under plans outlined by the country's financial regulator on Thursday.


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