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London banks' Brexit battle heads to Europe – Metro

Tue Jan 10 01:02:45 EST 2017 | Metro.us
By Andrew MacAskill and Anjuli Davies LONDON (Reuters) - Banks with large London operations say they will step up lobbying European officials because they are running out of arguments to convince the British government the industry needs single market access after Britain leaves the European Union. Banks have focused on pressuring British officials to push for as much market access as possible since voters decided seven months ago to leave the EU. They held fewer meetings with European officials..

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LONDON Banks with large London operations say they will step up lobbying European officials because they are running out of arguments to convince the British government the industr..
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By Andrew MacAskill and Anjuli Davies LONDON (Reuters) - Banks with large London operations say they will step up lobbying European officials because they are running out of argume..
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LONDON –  Banks with large London operations say they will step up lobbying European officials because they are running out of arguments to convince the British government the..
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