Bloomberg.- The London economy grew more than twice as quickly as its nearest rival in the second quarter, underscoring the challenge facing Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he seeks to “level up” poorer regions of the U.K.
BBC.- The company that owns Hong Kong’s main stock exchange has made a £32bn bid to buy its rival in London. Shares in the London Stock Exchange Group jumped by more than 15% on news of the offer, but fell back later.
BBC.- Trading in the biggest shares listed on the London Stock Exchange was delayed for more than an hour, in the longest outage in more than eight years.
BBC.- Detached homes in London fell in value by more than £50,000 in a year, according to official figures, driving the slowdown in UK house price growth. Typically, this type of property cost £903,088 in May last year, but fell by 6.1% to £847,998 by this May, Land Registry figures show.