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London tops worldwide equity management charts


London has beaten off rivals New York, Boston and Tokyo to maintain its position as the leading worldwide equity fund management centre.


It is the second year London has sealed top spot in the Thomson Financial Investor Relations &#391999 International Target Cities Report&#39 beating its rivals from across the Atlantic.


The survey&#39s findings are based on results obtained from 6,000 fund management houses worldwide.


The annual survey shows London now controls $2.1 trillion of the worlds equities compared to New York&#39s Wall Street in second with $2.0 trillion market share.

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