London is the economic engine of the UK. The capital is a massive wealth creator for both the national and global economies. This makes it a good city in which to build your carrier. For those looking for studies, it offers a broad pool of people with many and varied skills, languages and cultural backgrounds. Over 300 languages are spoken in multi-cultural London.
All this is supported by a comprehensive public transport structure and very healthy numbers of public and commercial employment agencies.
The London Stock Exchange is the largest foreign exchange market in the world, bigger than New York and Tokyo combined, and accounts for nearly a third of total world activity.
There are almost 14,000 overseas-owned companies based in London from 92 countries.
London accounts for 79% of European hedge fund assets and 21% of the global market