London-based bond trading
platforms and investment banks running European governments'
debt sales are accelerating plans to move business across the
Channel, fearing a no-deal Brexit will leave them unable to
serve continental clients.
A flight carrying British academic
Matthew Hedges landed at London Heathrow airport on Tuesday
morning, a day after he was pardoned in the United Arab Emirates
from a life sentence for spying, a Reuters photographer said.
Russian state lender VTB
said on Tuesday that it may be forced to leave the
Ukrainian market and that its work there had been effectively
paralyzed after a court in Kiev ordered assets belonging to it
to be frozen.