According to reports, riot police have been deployed to cope with the thousands of protesters following clashes with police outside the Bank of England.
There are estimated to be up to 4,000 demonstrators in the City and reports have suggested that protesters have also tried to enter the Bank of England.
Windows of other office buildings in the financial sector are believed to have been smashed and eggs, smoke bombs and other items have been thrown at police.
Protesters have been chanting “These streets, our streets. These banks, our banks” and “build a bonfire, put the bankers on the top”.