The New York-London financial nexus reconsidered in the shadow of Brexit

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Martine Azuelos (CERVEPAS), Cynthia Ghorra-Gobin (CNRS-CREDA)

Keywords: London, New York, Brexit, global city, globalization, financial nexus, intermetropolitan space

Given the importance of the United Kingdom’s European Union membership to the present and future of its financial services industry, it comes as no surprise that in the run-up to the referendum on Brexit to be held on June 23, 2016 financial market operators have voiced concern that a leave vote would endanger London’s status as a global financial hub and more particularly its interconnectedness with New York. The Brexit hypothesis thus invites us to reconsider the New York – London nexus.  Lire la suite